Ophthalmology at the Crossroads 2023 (RP2312E)
This course is designed to bring the cutting edge basic and clinical research findings to both the practicing general ophthalmologist and sub-specialist in all fields of ophthalmology, including the seven sub-specialty areas: cornea and external disease, retina and vitreous surgery, pediatric ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, ophthalmic plastic surgery, ophthalmic pathology, and glaucoma. This course also offers a medical ethics lecture and updates regarding changes in healthcare policy.
This symposium is designed for practicing and academic ophthalmologists.
At the conclusion of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Describe learning formats for attaining new surgical skills
- Identify optimal scenarios for use of new technologies
- Identify potential physiologic mechanisms of racial disparities of glaucoma risk and severity in individuals of African descent
- Increase awareness of long-term risk of glaucoma or progression of pre-existing glaucoma when performing cataract extraction following pars plana vitrectomy
- Clarify the steps required to safely learn new surgical procedures after residency and fellowship
- Understand current gaps in clinical practice regarding diagnostic accuracy and consistency
- Understand how advances in AI and data science have potential to address these gaps, and how clinical practice may be evolving as a result
- Increase awareness of dangerous and potentially dangerous diseases that present as oculoplastic complaints
- Identify patients at risk for high myopia
- Counsel patients and families on how to prevent myopic progression
J. William Harbour, M.D.
Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmolgy
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Preston H. Blomquist, M.D.
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
UT Southwestern Medical Center
WINSLOW FAMILY RETINA LECTURESHIP
Daniel Martin, M.D.
JOHN R. LYNN, M.D. LECTURE
Carla Siegfried, M.D.
Presenting: "From Bedside to Bench"
SEYMOUR B. GOSTIN, M.D. MEMORIAL LECTURESHIP
Michael Chiang, M.D.
Presenting: "Artificial Intelligence and...."
H. DWIGHT CAVANAUGH, M.D., Ph.D. LECTURE
Mark Terry, M.D.
Presenting: "Learning and Creating New Procedures...."
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas designates this continuing education activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center certifies that non-physicians will receive an attendance certificate stating that they participated in the activity that was designated for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center designates the presentation “Introduction to New Technologies in Ophthalmic Practice: "Pass"-t, Present, and Future " for a maximum of 1.0 hour in ethics and/or professional responsibility education.
Your attendance and license number will be submitted to the Texas Optometry Board following this course for credit.
- 6.50 AMA
- 6.50 Attendance
- 1.00 Ethics
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