Meeting Agenda

4:00 pm   Registration and Visit with Exhibitor
4:30 pm   1st Lecture: Guest Faculty
5:35 pm   Resident Case Presentation: 

6:00 pm   POS Business Meeting

6:10 pm  Social | Visit with Exhibitors

7:00 pm   2nd Lecture: Guest Faculty  (Dinner to be served during lecture)

8:15 pm   Conclusion of Program

Thank you to the following for support of the February 9  Program:




for the FEBRUARY 9th Meeting


The meeting will held held in the

Allegheny Room at the Rivers Casino

777 Casino Dr | Pgh, PA  15212


CME Refresher

The Society continues to use AHN Continuing Medical Education Department as our CME creditor guarantor.  The same procedure  to claim and retrieve CME for each meeting is in place. 

Visit the CME page for further instruction.

RSVP Date, Cancellations, and Walk-In Reminder

Please be attentive to the RSVP date for all meetings.   

Cancellations are accepted by emailing Nadine Popovich.

Walk-ins are welcome, but note that few meals are available to accommodate walk-in attendees. Thank you for your cooperation!



 Registration Now Open for these Events

MARCH 9 AND MARCH 10

58th Annual Meeting

March 10

Annual Banquet

March 9

43rd  Ophthalmic Personnel

March 10

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Mark Your Calendar

2022-2023

POS Monthly and Annual Meetings

  All meetings are scheduled

as In-Person Events

and will be held in


The Ohio Ballroom at the Rivers Casino 

(Located on the 2nd Floor)

Parking is Free or Valet is available at a nominal fee.


CME is offered for each program.

Please refer to the CME Page for instructions on obtaining CME for each meeting.




Monthly Meeting

Guest Faculty and Dates

2022-2023 Guest Faculty 

DATES

Thursday, September 8, 2022

October - No Meeting

(AAO meeting / Friday, Sept 30 - Oct 3)


Thursday, November 3, 2022* 


Thursday, December 1, 2022


Thursday, January 12, 2023


Thursday, February 9, 2023

March 10, 2023 - Annual Meeting

Omni William Penn Hotel | Pgh PA


 *The  November meeting will be held at the Babb Insurance Bldg (Ballroom)

850 Ridge Ave | Pgh PA  15212 


Mark Your Calendar


Mission of Mercy 2023

Friday, June 23 | Saturday, June 24 

David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, PA

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MONTHLY MEETING RECAP

JANUARY 12 - FEATURING PETER MACINTOSH, MD

A stellar crowd attended the first meeting of 2023 to welcome guest speaker  Peter MacIntosh, MD,  Associate Professor, Director Ophthalmology Residency Program; Director Neuro-Ophthalmology Service & Fellowship; Director Global Ophthalmology Fellowship; Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary UIC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences| Chicago, IL.

Thank you to Can Kocasarac, MD for inviting Dr. MacIntosh and to Regeneron for sponsoring the program.  

Jonathan Peterson, MD, Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye Center, presented an interesting case for commentary by Dr. MacIntosh.

Pictured in the photo to your right: 

l to r:  J Peterson, MD (Resident Presenter), I, Ingle, MD; 

C. Kocasarac, MD, P. MacIntosh, MD (Guest Speaker); G. Bonhomme, MD; and M. Stafford, MD (POS President)


DECEMBER 1 - FEATURING SUNIL SRIVASTAVA, MD

A record crowd attended the December 1st POS meeting held at the Allegheny Room of The Rivers to welcome guest faculty Sunil Srivastava, MD, Fellowship Director, Vitreo-Retinal Fellowships, Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, OH. Thank you to Jared Knickelbein, MD, PhD for inviting Dr. Srivastava and to the following co-sponsors of the program:  BioTissue, DORC, and Genentech.

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Picture in the photo to your right: 

l to r:  S. Taylor, MD, FACS (PAO President,); M. Stafford, MD (POS President); J. Knickelbein, MD, PhD;  S. Srivastava, MD (Guest Faculty);  M. Errera, MD; A. Eller, MD; S. Fox, DO; J. Brown, MD (POS Secretary); L. Tiedemann, MD


DECEMBER 1 - FEATURING SUNIL SRIVASTAVA, MD

A record crowd attended the December 1st POS meeting held at the Allegheny Room of The Rivers to welcome guest faculty Sunil Srivastava, MD, Fellowship Director, Vitreo-Retinal Fellowships, Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, OH. Thank you to Jared Knickelbein, MD, PhD for inviting Dr. Srivastava and to the following co-sponsors of the program:  BioTissue, DORC, and Genentech.

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Picture in the photo to your right: 

l to r:  S. Taylor, MD, FACS (PAO President,); M. Stafford, MD (POS President); J. Knickelbein, MD, PhD;  S. Srivastava, MD (Guest Faculty);  M. Errera, MD; A. Eller, MD; S. Fox, DO; J. Brown, MD (POS Secretary); L. Tiedemann, MD


NOVEMBER 3 - FEATURING ANN SHUE, MD

The November 3 POS monthly meeting attracted a large crowd as they welcomed Ann Shue, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology; Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Stanford Health Care, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, Stanford, CA. Thank you to the following sponsors who supported the program, PNC Bank, Sight Sciences, Inc., Sun Ophthalmics and to Ian Conner, MD, PhD who invited Dr. Shue.  

Dr. Shue presented two interesting lectures The World of Childhood Glaucoma and Where Glaucoma, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Meet  both stimulating an enlightening conversation.  Bushra Usmani, MD Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye Center, presented an interesting case for commentary by Dr. Shue.


NOVEMBER 3 - FEATURING ANN SHUE, MD

The November 3 POS monthly meeting attracted a large crowd as they welcomed Ann Shue, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology; Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Stanford Health Care, Stanford Medicine Children’s Health, Stanford, CA. Thank you to the following sponsors who supported the program, PNC Bank, Sight Sciences, Inc., Sun Ophthalmics and to Ian Conner, MD, PhD who invited Dr. Shue.  

Dr. Shue presented two interesting lectures The World of Childhood Glaucoma and Where Glaucoma, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Meet  both stimulating an enlightening conversation.  Bushra Usmani, MD Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye Center, presented an interesting case for commentary by Dr. Shue


l to r. I Conner, MD, PhD; A. Shue (Guest Faculty); J. Swogger, MD; L. To, MD; M. Stafford, MD (President); A. Williams, MD.

SEPTEMBER 8 - FEATURING SANDRA F. SIEMINSKI, MD

The Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society (POS), opened their 2022-2023 meeting season on September 8 and welcomed Sara F. Siemsinki, MD  Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs;  Associate Professor, Director of Glaucoma, Ira G. Ross Eye Institute; Department of Ophthalmology Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo/State University of New York (SUNY). The photo to the right features (l to r):  A. Ahmed, MD; J. Swogger, MD; J. Polat, MD; A. Williams, MD,  I. Conner, MD (Board Member); S. Sieminski, MD (Guest Speaker); T. Shazley, MD; K. Lauer, MD; and M. Stafford, MD (President).

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Society Mission

To act as the voice of ophthalmologic medicine in the Pittsburgh area, to serve as patient advocate in promoting preventive eye care, quality medical and surgical care and rehabilitative services for individuals with ophthalmologic diseases and to advance the knowledge, science and practice of ophthalmology, to assist in the improvement of the quality of ophthalmologic medicine and training therein, and to promote integrity in the practice of ophthalmic medicine.


Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society | 850 Ridge Ave | Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Phone 412-321-5030  | Fax 412-321-5323

Administrator: Nadine Popovich | npopovich@acms.org 

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