Iowa Eye

2019 Iowa Eye Annual Meeting

Iowa Eye Annual Meeting & Alumni Reunion

  • Will take place Thursday - Saturday, June 13-15, 2019
  • Iowa City, IA
  • Registration is being handled through the Carver College of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education.

    Online registration available at: https://uiowa.cloud-cme.com/Form.aspx?FormID=905


Join us for a continuing education opportunity featuring topics such as cataracts, oculoplastics, glaucoma, retina, practice management/ethics, and more. Case discussions and research updates round out a Friday-Saturday program for general ophthalmologists and subspecialists alike.

Several activities will allow participants to network and socialize with colleagues, faculty, and trainees. We welcome back the class of 2009 and alumni of all ages for this annual event!

Keynote Speakers

Richard Anderson, MD (‘71MD, ‘75R, former faculty)

Salt Lake City, Utah

(Alson E. Braley Lecture)

Malvina Eydelman, MD

U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Md.

(Women in Ophthalmology Lecture)

Richard Parrish, II, MD

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Fla.

(Mansour F. Armaly Lecture)

Robert Wiggins, Jr., MD

Asheville Eye Associates, Asheville, N.C.

(Wolken Family Ethics Lecturer)

Plus, additional guest and faculty speakers


Iowa Eye 2019 Program and Agenda

Friday, June 14

7:45 AM Registration (Braley Auditorium, 01136 Pomerantz Family Pavilion)

Continental Breakfast (Room 11173 Pomerantz Family Pavilion)

8:30 AM   Welcome Remarks, Richard Olson, MD

8:35 AM   P.J. Leinfelder Award Presentations, Ian Han, MD

9:00 AM   Introduction of Mansour F. Armaly Lecture, Lee M. Alward, MD

9:05 AM   Mansour F. Armaly Lecture: “Contributions to Our Understanding of Glaucoma from Mansour Armaly”, Richard Parrish, II, MD

9:55 AM   “Update on Uveal Melanoma”, Elaine Binkley, MD

10:15 AM   BREAK (Room 11173 PFP)

10:45 AM   Autonomous AI for Diabetic Retinopathy in 2019, and Beyond”, Michael Abràmoff, MD, PhD

11:05 AM   Introduction of Women in Ophthalmology Lecture, Erin Shriver, MD, FACS

11:10 AM   Women in Ophthalmology Lecture: “A Look Inside the Black Box: FDA’s Impact on Ophthalmology”, Malvina Eydelman, MD

12:00 PM   State of the Department, Keith Carter, MD, FACS

12:15 PM   LUNCH (East Room, 8023 JCP)

1:30 PM   Iowa versus Cincinnati - a Practice Comparison”, Jeffrey Nerad, MD

1:50 PM   Introduction of Alson E. Braley Lecture, Jeffrey Nerad, MD

1:55 PM   Alson E. Braley Lecture: “10 Tips Learned in over 40 Years of Oculoplastics Practice”, Richard Anderson, MD, FACS

2:45 PM   Things that Go Bump in the Night”, Robert Kersten, MD, FACS

3:05 PM   BREAK (Room 11173 PFP)

3:35 PM   Iowa Academy of Ophthalmology Update, Erin Shriver, MD, FACS

3:55 PM   Inherited Retinal Disease for the Practicing Ophthalmologist”, Edwin Stone, MD, PhD

4:15 PM   Learning New Techniques”, Thomas Oetting, MS, MD

4:35 PM   ADJOURN

Saturday, June 15

8:00 AM   Continental Breakfast / Coffee Service (Room 11173 Pomerantz Family Pavilion)

8:30 AM   Introduction of Wolken Ethics Lecture, Keith Carter, MD, FACS

8:35 AM   Wolken Ethics Lecture: “Going Lean: Efficiency and Effectiveness in the Ophthalmology Practice”, Robert Wiggins, Jr., MD, MHA

9:25 AM   Transition to workshops

9:30 AM   Concurrent Workshops and Case Presentations

Cataract and Anterior Segment (Braley Auditorium) | Moderator: A. Timothy Johnson, MD, PhD

Oculoplastics (Blodi Conference Room 1) | Moderator: Erin Shriver, MD, FACS

Retina and Neuro-ophthalmology (Blodi Conference Rooms 2 and 3) | Moderators: Karen Gehrs, MD and Matthew Thurtell, MBBS, MSc                  

10:30 AM   BREAK

11:00 AM   Concurrent Workshops and Case Presentations

Cataract and Anterior Segment (Braley Auditorium) | Moderator: A. Timothy Johnson, MD, PhD   

Oculoplastics (Blodi Conference Room 1) | Moderator: Erin Shriver, MD, FACS​

Retina and Neuro-ophthalmology (Blodi Conference Rooms 2 and 3) | Moderators: Karen Gehrs, MD and Matthew Thurtell, MBBS, MSc                                 

12:00 PM   ADJOURN

Social Program and Activities

Thursday, June 13

6:30 PM   Pre-Meeting Alumni Reception, Home of Keith and Cheryl Carter, Coralville

Friday, June 14

6:30 PM   Iowa Eye Reception, Brown Deer Golf Club, Coralville

7:30 PM   Iowa Eye Banquet, Brown Deer Golf Club, Coralville

Richard Olson, MD – Master of Ceremonies

F. Hunter Fuerste, MD – President of Iowa Eye Association

Saturday, June 15

1:30 PM   Golf (scramble format), Brown Deer Golf Club, Coralville


Registration and conference information:

Registration is being handled through the Carver College of Medicine Division of Continuing Medical Education.

Online registration available at: https://uiowa.cloud-cme.com/Form.aspx?FormID=905

Joe Schmidt at 319-384-8529 or joe-schmidt@uiowa.edu

ACCREDITATION:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and Iowa Eye Association. The Carver College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME CREDIT DESIGNATION:  The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine designates this live activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE POLICY: Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest.