Grand Rounds Seminars and Conferences

NYU is accredited by the ACME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NYU designates this educational activity for up to a maximum of 1 category, 1 credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award.

All Tuesday Grand Rounds lectures take place from 5:30-6:30pm in the NYULMC Alumni Hall, Room B unless otherwise specified.

September 5, 2017:

Carl D. Regillo, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Retina, Wills Eye Hospital
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson

  1. Current and Emerging Wet AMD Therapy
  2. Management of Retained Lens Material

Date:  9/19/17:

Title  “Cornea Resident Case Presentations”
Moderator: Drs. Sperber and Haberman 

Date:  9/26/17:

Title  “Histologic Correlations for OCT Signatures Occurring in Age-Related Macular Degeneration”
Moderator: Dr. K. Bailey Freund 

October 3, 2017:

Anthony J. Aldave, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Walter Li Chair in Cornea and Uveitis
Chief, Cornea and Uveitis Division, UCLA

“The Jack M. Dodick Distinguished Visiting Professorship”

Lecture Title:  “Cataract Surgery in Patients with Corneal Disease/ Customized Corneal Transplantation choosing the right Surgery”

October 10, 2017:

Andrew Lee, M.D.
Chairman of Ophthalmology
Houston Methodist Hospital
Professor of Ophthalmology
Weill Cornell Medical College

"Neuro-Ophthalmology of Space Flight"—Breinen Lecture

October 17, 2017:
Title   “Pediatrics Case Presentations”
Moderator: Dr. Mark Steele

October 24, 2017:
Title   “The Anatomy of a Lawsuit”
Moderator: Dr. Norman Medow

October 31, 2017:
Title    TBD
Moderator: Dr. Lee M. Kiang

November 7, 2017:

Steven J. Gedde, M.D.
John G. Clarkson Chair in Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology
Miller School of Medicine University of Miami

  1. Tube Shunts in the Surgical Management of Glaucoma
  2. Lessons Learned from Glaucoma Clinical Trials

December 5, 2017:

Neil R. Miller, M.D.
Frank B. Walsh Professor of Neuro-Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 

  1. Current Management of Giant Cell Arteritis
  2. Is it Retina or Optic Nerve?

December 12, 2017

Steven Galetta, MD
Philip K. Moskowitz, MD Professor and Chair of Neurology, Department of Neurology
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
“Why Vision is important to sports related Concussion”

  1. Discuss the common neuro-ophthalmological findings following concussion.
  2. Discuss the current and new sideline tests for concussion assessment.

February 6, 2018:

Dan S. Gombos, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor of Head and Neck Surgery
Section Chief, Ophthalmology
MD Anderson, University of Texas

  1. Retinoblastoma- Is there still a Role for Enucleation,  and A Look at Intra-arterial and Intra-Vitreal Chemotherapy
  2. Conjunctival Tumors and Immunotherapy

March 6, 2018:

Raymond S. Douglas, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 
Director, Strategic Planning
University of Michigan Medical School

  1. Thyroid Eye Disease
  2. Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery

April 17, 2018:

Mohamad S. Jaafar, M.D., F.A.C.S. 
The Dorothy, Jay, Kara, and Mark Weinstein Professor and Chief of Ophthalmology
Children’s National Health System
Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, 
The George Washington University

  1. Pediatric Aphakic Glaucoma
  2. Brown’s Syndrome

May 8, 2018:

C. Stephen Foster, M.D. 
President and CEO, MERSI
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School

  1. Retinal Vasculitis 
  2. Scleritis

Accreditation Statement

The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

The NYU Post-Graduate Medical School adheres to the ACCME Essential Areas and policies, including the Standards for Commercial Support, regarding industry support of continuing medical education. In order to resolve any identified Conflicts of Interest, disclosure information is provided during the planning process to ensure resolution of any identified conflicts. Disclosure of faculty and commercial relationships as well as the discussion of unlabeled or unapproved use of any drug, device or procedure by the faculty will be fully noted at the meeting.

Contact Information

Denise Ortiz
NYU/Ophthalmology Residency Coordinator
462 First Avenue, NBV 5N18
New York, NY 10016
Fax: 212-263-8749