COS Quarterly Conference
September 11, 2023

6:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Gleacher Center - Downtown Chicago 


Erin Shriver, MD FACS

"Challenging the Status Quo:  My Journey Exploring the Science within Oculofacial Plastic Surgery"

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Iowa Health Care - Carver College of Medicine
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Iowa City, IA




About this Month's Guest Lecturer

Erin Shriver, MD, FACS graduated from Pomona College and Stanford University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at the University of Iowa (2006) and spent the two years following residency completing an American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) fellowship at the University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. After fellowship, she joined the University of Miami faculty and established a full-time Oculoplastic service at Bascom Palmer’s Palm Beach office. Dr. Shriver practiced in Palm Beach for four years before returning to the University of Iowa in 2012.

Dr. Shriver is active in education and advocacy at the state, national, and international levels. She has received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement and Secretariat Awards and was in their Leadership Development Program Class of 2017. Dr. Shriver is the ASOPRS Foundation Secretary, is the ASOPRS Alternate Delegate to the American Medical Association, and serves on the ASOPRS Education Committee. She currently is involved in advocacy at the state level through her role as President of the Iowa Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Shriver also has been involved in Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) since fellowship, chaired the WIO Summer Symposium in 2013, received the WIO Emerging Leader Award in 2015, and has served on the Board since 2014.

She enjoys sharing her passion for oculoplastics with colleagues and trainees and has received numerous teaching awards including the Department of Ophthalmology Medical Student Teaching Award in 2015 and 2017 and the Resident Teaching Award 2018. Her research interests are varied including: advances in oculoplastic techniques, critical analysis of current oculoplastic practices, establishing novel metrics for eyelid position and periocular aesthetics, surgical simulation training, the physics of eyelid malposition, and intimate partner violence in the ophthalmic patient population.

Registration (Online) 


There is no registration fee for attendees who are COS members or are residents/fellows in training. Pre-registration is required, however. 

Meeting Information

Gleacher Conference Center
450 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr., Chicago
Discounted parking with validation at area parking lots.  Validation machines are located in the main lobby of the Gleacher Center.

   Monday, September 11, 2023

Tentative times:
6:00 p.m. - Reception
6:30 p.m. - Dinner
6:55 p.m. - Business meeting - Nicholas Volpe, MD, COS President
7:05 p.m. - Resident case presentations (Rush and University of Chicago)
7:40 p.m. - Guest Lecture - Dr. Erin Shriver
8:40 p.m. - Adjourn (approximate time)


Advance registration is required although there is no fee. Please register no later than
Friday, September 8.

Educational Items

Course Director: Manjot Gill, MD

Target Audience: Practicing ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents and fellows

Commercial Support
Any exhibiting companies participating will be acknowledged at the time of the meeting.

Contact the COS office at:  847-680-1666 or by email:  [email protected]

We are proud to announce that catering at the Gleacher Center is provided by Wolfgang Puck.  A buffet dinner with several choices of entrees will be available.
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