Clinical Day programme

Guest Lectures

Dr. Sean Murphy Lecture

Presenter:

Dr. Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

Director of Teleophthalmology, Artificial Intelligence and Innovations Division
Director of the Ophthalmology Innovation Fellowship NYU Langone Health
 

Dr. Dario Lorenzetti Lecture

Presenter

Dr. Michael Boland, MD, PhD

Medical Director of Practice Innovation for Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Harvard Medical School
 

Dr. Stephen Fichman Lecture

Presenter:

Dr. Michele Lim, MD

Vice Chair and Medical Director
UC David Eye

 

 

    Overall Program Objectives

    • Identify and discuss advances to glaucoma surgical management and the affects it has on clinical practices
    • Examine the transformation of eyecare through innovations and information technology
    • Understand new glaucoma medical therapies
    • Describe how bleb-forming glaucoma surgeries fit in to the paradigm of glaucoma surgical management
    • Review and understanding of the basics of glaucoma imaging
    • Identify the use of clinical information systems to improve glaucoma care

             

            Schedule     PDF icon Clinical Day Schedule

            7:30am  Registration & Breakfast

            8:30am  Opening Remarks

            Dr. Leonard Levin, MD, PhD, Chair, McGill Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

            Dr. Hady Saheb, MD, MPH, Chair, McGill Ophthalmology Clinical Day

            Glaucoma Practice and Innovation

            8:40am Dr.Sean Murphy Lecture: Transformation of Eyecare Through Innovations

            Dr. Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

            Learning Objectives

            • Present an outlook of the future of eyecare

            9:05am  Dr.Dario Lorenzetti Lecture: Advancing Patient Care, Research, and Education with Information Technology

            Dr. Michael Boland, MD PhD

            Learning Objectives

            • Specify principles for using clinical information technology to manage patients in clinic
            • Evaluate ways in which information systems can facilitate clinical training

            9:30am  Artificial Intelligence and Glaucoma

            Dr. Lama Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

            Learning Objectives

            • Describe the role of artificial intelligence in glaucoma care

            9:45am  Panel Discussion

            Dr. Lama Al-Aswad, Dr. Michael Boland, Dr. Michele Lim

            10:15am  BREAK

            Ocular Surface Disease and Glaucoma

            11:00am  Glaucoma in OSD Patients: How Do I Treat Differently?

            Dr. Dima Kalache

            Learning Objectives

            • Examine the importance of OSD and patient compliance
            • Evaluate the importance of OSD on glaucoma management and surgical outcomes

            11:10am  OSD in Glaucoma Patients: How Do I Treat Differently?

            Dr. Mahsahd Darvish

            Learning Objectives

            • Examine the importance of OSD and patient compliance
            • Evaluate the importance of OSD on glaucoma management and surgical outcomes

            11:20am  What’s New in Glaucoma Medical Therapy

            Dr. Shawn Cohen

            Learning Objectives

            • Review of all glaucoma medical therapies, from common to less known (the science!)
            • Provide a framework for glaucoma medication selection in clinical practice (the art!)

            11:30am  Session Discussion

            Dr. Mahshad Darvish, Dr. Dima Kalache, Dr. Shawn Cohen, Dr. Michele Lim

            12:00pm  LUNCH

            Glaucoma Surgery

            1:00pm  Dr. Stephen Fichman Lecture: New and Old – The Role of Mitomycin C in Bleb Forming Surgeries

            Dr. Michele Lim, MD

            Learning Objectives

            • At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to describe the advantages and disadvantages of injecting mitomycin-C in glaucoma surgery versus application by sponge.
            • At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to describe how bleb-forming glaucoma surgeries fit in to the paradigm of glaucoma surgical management.

            1:30pm  What’s New in Glaucoma Surgical Therapy?

            Dr. Susan Wakil

            Learning Objectives

            • Review of all glaucoma surgical therapies, from common to less known
            • Provide a framework for glaucoma surgical selection in clinical practice

            1:45pm  The Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Management of Perioperative
            Glaucoma Emergencies

            Dr. Marc Mydlarski

            Learning Objectives

            • Develop an approach to diagnosing and treating glaucoma surgical emergencies

            2:00pm  Pearls for Managing IOP in Uveitis Patients

            Dr. Karin Oliver

            Learning Objectives

            • Identify the common mechanisms for ocular hypertension (OHT) in uveitis patients
            • Have a basic approach to the medical management of uveitis-associated ocular hypertension (OHT)

            2:15pm  Sub-Acute Malignant Glaucoma: Does it Exist and How Do You Recognize It?

            Dr. Michele Lim, MD

            Learning Objectives

            • At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to list various theories of malignant glaucoma mechanisms
            • At the end of this presentation, the participant will be able to recognize different presentation types of malignant glaucoma

            2:35pm  Discussion

            2:45pm  BREAK

            Glaucoma Diagnostics

            3:15pm  Basics of Optic Nerve Imaging

            Dr. Ali Hafez

            Learning Objectives

            • Define the approach to evaluating optic nerve imaging for glaucoma diagnosis
            • Review of clinical pearls related to OCT imaging including data interpretation and technical artifacts.

            3:30pm  Has Ganglion Cell Analysis Become Standard of Care?

            Dr. Hady Saheb

            Learning Objectives

            • Define the approach to evaluating ganglion cell analysis for glaucoma diagnosis

            3:45pm  Using clinical information systems to improve glaucoma care

            Dr. Michael Boland, MD PhD

            Learning Objectives

            • Formulate a strategy to improve management of clinical information for your glaucoma patients
            • Assess the level of integration of clinical systems in your practice

            4:05pm  Clinical Case Discussion

            Dr. Michele Lim, Dr. Lama Al-Aswad, Dr. Hady Saheb

            4:35pm  Concluding Remarks

            4:45pm  Closing of the activity

            Organizing Committee

            Hady El-Saheb, MD, MPH, Chair, McGill Ophthalmology Day (Clinical Day)

            Kelly Forgala, Event Manager (Clinical Day)

            Sylvie Gariépy, Directrice AMOQ

            Scientific Committee

            Leonard A. Levin, MD, PhD (Chair, McGill Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences)

            Mahshad Darvish, MDCM, MBA

            John Galic, MD

            Bryan Arthurs, MD

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            Le programme a été élaboré conjointement avec l’Association des médecins ophtalmologistes du Québec (AMOQ) de manière à respecter les principes d’intégrité, d’objectivité et d’équilibre scientifiques.

            Ce congrès scientifique est réservé aux ophtalmologistes, aux résidents en ophtalmologie et aux étudiants en médecine.

            Divulgation de conflits d’intérêts potentiels : Tout conflit d’intérêt sera divulgué par le comité scientifique, les conférencier.ère.s et les personnes ressources lors des présentations.

            L’AMOQ, par le biais de sa cotisation syndicale, participe au financement de la Journée clinique d’ophtalmologie de McGill.

            Énoncé de mission Comité DPC-AMOQ

            Le Comité du développement professionnel continue (DPC) de l’Association des médecins ophtalmologistes du Québec (AMOQ) s’est donné pour mandat d’assurer le maintien des connaissances professionnelles et d’améliorer les compétences transverses des membres de l’Association dans le but d’offrir à la population du Québec les meilleurs standards de qualité en ce qui a trait à la pratique de l’ophtalmologie.

             

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