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COS February 2021 Conference

Monday, February 8, 2021
7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker:
Sherwin Isenberg, MD

"Ophthalmic Use of Providone-Iodine - an international perspective"

Virtual Online Meeting/Webinar

Please note . . .  we are pleased to continue the tradition of excellent educational opportunities for COS members in a "virtual" format during the coronavirus pandemic.  The health and safety of our members is foremost in our thinking, and we certainly look forward to when in-person meetings can resume.
Meeting Registration is now open
Please note . . . registration will close at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8
When you click on the registration button above, it will take you to the COS meeting registration form.  Member log-in will be required.  Just follow the instructions provided on the form.  Each registered member will receive a confirmation email that also contains the Zoom meeting link.  Once you click on that link, you will be asked to fill out a very brief Zoom form with your name and email address.  Submitting that will provide you with the actual sign-in for the meeting (which also will be sent to you immediately by email.)  You can complete the Zoom form at any time, but the sign-in link Zoom sends you cannot be used until the time of the meeting on February 8th.  We suggest that you sign-in to the conference a few minutes before 7 p.m.
View a conversation with our guest speaker . . .

Our Guest Speaker for the Evening 

Sherwin Isenberg, MD
Gerber Professor of Ophthalmology (retired), Jules Stein Eye Institute, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
VIEW OUR INTERVIEW with Dr. Isenberg . . . a conversation with Sarah Rodriguez, MD MPH, faculty at the University of Chicago
A native of the Chicago area, Sherwin J. Isenberg, M.D. is a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine.  He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.   Dr. Isenberg was the Gerber Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice-Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, Jules Stein Eye Institute (Los Angeles, CA), and former Chief of Ophthalmology at the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (Torrance, CA), UCLA School of Medicine.  He has served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) and as President of AAPOS and the Costenbader Society.  His research has centered on ocular development, ophthalmic uses of povidone-iodine and strabismus.  He currently chairs the Africa/ROP Committee of the International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council (IPOSC) to reduce childhood blindness in Africa from retinopathy of prematurity.

CME financial disclosure:  The speaker's conflict of interest disclosure will be made at the time of the conference.

Meeting Information

Because of meeting restrictions imposed by the State of Illinois due to the coronavirus pandemic, COS once again is organizing its quarterly conference and guest lecture in the form of an online webinar. This will be a "live" presentation using the "Zoom Meeting" platform. Participants will be able to ask questions verbally, and you will be able to hear the speaker through your computer or by telephone.  You will receive further details about how to sign-in, as well as using your webcam and audio.

Dinner Discount Program -- We have worked out a way for you to get a $30 discount on "take out" dinner ordered for delivery through GrubHub. 
 to view details about how this program works.  Basically, we will post a $30 credit to your GrubHub account that is associated with the email address used for COS business.  You will be able to order -- using this credit -- beginning at noon on the day of the meeting for delivery at any time up until one hour after the ordering "widow" ends at 9 p.m.  View the GrubHub details webpage for specifics.

Program Schedule

   Monday, February 8, 2021

7:00 p.m. - COS Business Meeting
                      Laura Sanders, MD; COS President
7:05 p.m. - Resident Case Presentations (15 minutes each)
                      Rob Tauscher, MD - Northwestern University
                      Kajal Sangal, MD - Stroger Hospital of Cook County
7:35 p.m. - Global Ophthalmology and FOCUS Mission -- William G. Myers, MD
7:45 p.m. - Guest Speaker:  Ophthalmic Use of Providone-Iodine - an international perspective
                      Sherwin Isenberg, MD
8:30 p.m. - Adjourn

Educational Items

Course Director: Hassan Shah, MD

Target Audience: Practicing ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents and fellows

Commercial Support
There is no commercial support associated with this conference.

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

Last Updated on Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:22 PM