7:00 am to 7:35 am

Visit Vendor & Exhibit Booths (not accepted for CME) 

7:35 am to 7:45 am

David G. Buerger, MD, FACS, President – Welcome and Announcements 

7:45 am to 8:15 am

LIVE: Robert Osher, MD – Challenging Cataract Cases

8:15 am to 9:00 am  

John Pollack, MD - Why Ask Why: The importance of questioning why we do what we do

9:00 am to 9:45 am  

LIVE Robert Osher, MD – Management of Complications during Cataract Surgery - Posterior Capsule Tears

9:45 am to 10:00 am

LIVE: Q&A with Robert Osher, MD; John Pollack, MD. 
Moderator David Buerger, MD, FACS

10:00 am to 10:15 am

Visit with Exhibitors  /Networking (Not accepted for CME)

10:15 am to 10:30 am

Sabrina Mukhtar, MD - Women In Ophthalmology

10:30 am to 11:00 am

Keith Carter, MD, FACS – AAO Update

11:00 am to 11:15 am  

LIVE: Kenneth Cheng, MD - Legislative Update

11:15 am to 12:00 pm

LIVE:  Robert Osher, MD - Thorpe Lecture - Award Winning Videos: teaching through entertainment

12:00 PM to 12:05 pm

LIVE Thorpe Scroll Presentation to Dr. Osher by Dr. Buerger

12:05 pm to 1:00 pm

Lunch and Visit with Exhibitors (not accepted for CME)

1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Grand Rounds

1:00 pm to 1:10 pm

1:10 pm to 1:20 pm

1:20 pm to 1:30 pm

Robert Osher, MD - Lens Exchange

Keith Carter, MD, FACS

John Pollack, MD

1:30 pm to 1:45 pm

LIVE Q&A:  Robert Osher, John Pollack, MD and Keith Carter, MD.
Moderator:  David Buerger, MD, FACS

1:45 pm to 2:30 pm

Keith Carter, MD, FACS – The Challenge of Thyroid Eye Disease

2:30 pm to 2:45 pm

Break/Visit with Exhibitors  / Networking (not accepted for CME)

2:45 pm to 3:15 pm

John Pollack, MD – The Future of Retina

3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

Daniel Briceland, MD / Hans Bruhn -  Documentation: Strategies to Minimize Risk

4:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Live Q&A: Keith Carter, MD; John Pollack, MD; Daniel Briceland, MD; Hans Bruhn. Moderator: David Buerger, MD

4:15 pm

David Buerger, MD, FACS - Concluding Remarks

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.


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