2020 Events

December 25, 2020

  • No Grand Rounds (Holiday)

December 18, 2020  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: TBA.  Subspecialty Topic:  TBA  Presented by: Qiuhong Li, PhD
  • Title:  TBA.  Subspecialty Topic:  TBA Presented by:  Esther Osuji, MD

December 11, 2020  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: TBA.  Subspecialty Topic:  TBA  Presented by: Logan Vander Woude, MD
  • Title:  TBA.  Subspecialty Topic:  TBA Presented by:  Jon David Hammer, MD

December 4, 2020 

  • M&M Closed Meeting

November 27, 2020

  • No Grand Rounds (Holiday)

November 20, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: A disease state deck on Neuro Myelitis Optica Spectrum Disorder.   Presented by: Derrick Robertson, MD, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of South Florida
  • Title: Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) and Teprotumumab (Tepezza) Treatment.  Presented by:

November 13, 2020

  • No Grand Rounds

November 6, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Congenital Corneal Opacities: A Read Gordian Knot.  Subspecialty Topic:  Pediatric Ophthalmology  Presented by: Phoebe Lenhart, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Section of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Title:  Overview of Retinoblastoma.  Subspecialty Topic:  Pediatric Ophthalmology Presented by:  Vikas Khetan, MD,  Sr. Consultant, Department of Ocular Oncology, Retina and Vitreous, Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital, India

October 30, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: E-Eye, E-Eye, O.  Subspecialty Topic:  Retina  Presented by: Sara Madison Duff, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)
  • Title:  Orbital Mass.  Subspecialty Topic:  Ocuplastics  Presented by:  Young Li, Medical Student, University of Central FL, (M4)

October 16, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Acute Ischemic Stroke.  Subspecialty Topic:  Neuro-Ophthalmology  Presented by: Christina Wilson, MD, PhD, FAAN Interim Chief, Vascular Neurology Division, University of Florida
  • Title:  Dippin Dots.  Subspecialty Topic:  Vitreoretinal  Presented by:  Esther Osuji, MD,  Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)

October 9, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: A Nerve-Raking Catastrophe?  Subspecialty Topic:  Neuro-Ophthalmology  Presented by: Pamela Martin, MD,  Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)
  • Title:  Under Pressure.  Subspecialty Topic:  Glaucoma/Vitreoretinal  Presented by:  Andrew Bowman, MD,  Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

October 2, 2020

  • M&M closed meeting

September 25, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: The RHO Less Traveled Subspecialty topic: Vitreoretinal  Presented by: Mollie Mansfield,  Medical Student (MS4)
  • Title: One in a Million, Managing a Case of Globe Performance due to Ballistic Injury.  Subspecialty topic: Vitreoretinal   Presented by: Baltej Singh Dhillon, Medical Student (MS4).

September 18, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Surgical Management of Angle-Closure Glaucoma: Reviving the Natural Pathway or Creating a New One?  Subspecialty topic: Glaucoma.  Presented by: Ramin Daneshvar, MD, MS, Glaucoma Applicant
  • Title: Fungal Orbital Cellulitis.  Subspecialty topic: Oculoplastics/Orbit.   Presented by: Ramya Signireddy,MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2).

September 11, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Ocular Toxoplasmosis Management and Dilemma.  Subspecialty topic: Vitreoretina and Uveitis.  Presented by: Samaneh Davoudi, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4) and Yasmin Islam, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4).

September 4, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: See Like a PRO. Subspecialty topic: Cornea.  Presented by: Matthew Wilde, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
  • Title:  Eye Banking History Through Current Practice and Innovations: Cornea Transplant and Eye Banking History- LEITR – Eye Bank Operations.  Subspecialty topic: Cornea.   Presented by: Art Lurz, Clinical Chief and Marketing Officer, Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research (LEITR), Tampa Florida

August 28, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: An Eye Opening Talk on Pediatric Ptosis. Subspecialty topic: Pediatrics.  Presented by: AIlison Harmel, 4th Year Medical Student
  • Title:  Up a Creek without a Lens.  Subspecialty topic: Cornea.   Presented by: Jesse Terrell, 4th Year Medical Student

August 21, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: AAV-Serp1 as a Treatment for Posterior Uveitis. Subspecialty topic: Vitreoretina. Presented by: Alfred S. Lewin, PhD, Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, UF
  • Title:  Bilateral Congenital Cataracts.  Subspecialty topic: Pediatrics.   Presented by: Jessica Yang, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

August 14, 2020

  •  M&M Closed Meeting

August 7, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: An Overview of Citation Management Software  Presented by: Ariel Pomputius, Health Science Center Liaison Librarian.
  • Title:  Is it Okay to MIGS things up?  An overview of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS)   Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma.  Presented by: Jon  David Hammer, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4).

July 31, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Tox-ic Floaters.  Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal.  Presented by: Stephanie Tillit, 4th year Medical Student
  • Title: What do you Biop-see?  Subspecialty Topic: Oculopastics.  Presented by: Malcolm Kates, 4th year Medical Student
  • Title:  Exacerbation of Pigment Ephithelial Detachment Following Afibercept: A Case of Bevacizumab Rescue.  Presented by:  Cynthia Guerin, 4th year Medical Student.

July 24, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Systematic Innate Immunity Activity and it’s Effects on Retinal Physiology.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Cristian Ildefonso, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Title: Routine or Retina.  Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal.  Presented by: Andrew Bowman MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

July 17, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: How Can I Function with this Vision  Subspecialty Topic: NeuroOphthalmology.  Presented by: Warren R. Stroman, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)
  • Title: Decoding Cerebelloretinal Angiomatosis.  Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal.  Presented by: Kyle Fallgatter, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

June 19, 2020 – 2020 Ophthalmology Resident Research DayDue to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.   See agenda here!

June 12, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: I See a Maple Leaf.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Jessica Yang, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)
  • Title: Biological Variance in Corneal Stromal Wound Healing A Handle to Translation and Tool for Discovery.  Subspecialty Topic: Cornea/Basic Science.  Presented by: David J. Gibson, Ph.D, Research Assistant Professor

June 5, 2020

  •  M&M Closed Meeting

May 29, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Gene Therapy for Blue Cone Monochromacy.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Wen-Tao Deng, Ph.D, Associate Scientist
  • Title: Pain in the Membrane.  Subspecialty Topic: Cornea.  Presented by: Kyle Fallgatter, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)

May 22, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Break, Not Bend.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Matthew Wilde, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)
  • Title: Red, White, and Blue… and Brown.  Subspecialty Topic: Anterior Segment/Vitreoretinal.  Presented by: Andrew Bowman, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)

May 15, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: How to Fight Burnout and Promote Wellness with Personal Finance and Investing.   Presented by: Casey Beal, MD, FAAP Assistant Professor, Pediatric Ophthalmology

May 8, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Always Read the Fine Print.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Yasmin Islam, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
  • Title: When the Cornea Specialist Does a Dilated Exam.  Subspecialty Topic: Ocular Pathology.  Presented by: Jon David Hammer, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

May 1, 2020 

  • Closed Meeting

April 24, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: Iris Defect Repair: Prosthetics and Suturing.  Subspecialty Topic: Anterior Segment.  Presented by: Aaron R. Noll, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)
  • Title: When A Diagnosis Matters.  Subspecialty Topic: Cornea.  Presented by: Sarah Madison Duff, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)

April 17, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: OCT Angi-YO.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Gavin T. Reed, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)
  • Title: Excuse Me.  Subspecialty Topic: Neuro.  Presented by: Logan Vader Woude, DO, MPH, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

April 10, 2020 – Due to the COVID-19 outbreak this weeks presentations will be held online as a Zoom meeting.  Registration is required for credit.

  • Title: A Painful Red Eye.  Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive.  Presented by: Jessica Yang, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)
  • Title: Chorioretinal Whitening.  Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal.  Presented by: Kyle Fallgatter, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)

April 3, 2020

  • M&M & Dr. Mark Michels – Closed Meeting No Grand Rounds

March 27, 2020

  • Cancelled

March 20, 2020

  • OKAP Review (Closed Meeting) No Grand Rounds

March 13, 2020

  • OKAP Review (Closed Meeting) No Grand Rounds

March 6, 2020

  • Title: Double Trouble.  Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology.  Presented by: Matthew Wilde, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)
  • Title: I Kneed a Doctor.  Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology.  Presented by: Andrew Bowman, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)

February 28, 2020

  • Title: Eye, Robot.  Robotics and Ophthalmology.  Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretinal, Comprehensive.  Presented by: Jason Miles MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)
  • Title: New Drops on the Block.  Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma.  Presented by: Lorick Andersen, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY4)

February 21, 2020

  • Title: May the Genes Be Ever in Your Favor.  Subspecialty Topic: Pediatrics/Retina.  Presented by: Yasmin Islam MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
  • Title: Headache Causes Blurry Vision.  Subspecialty Topic: Vitreoretina.  Presented by: Samantha Davoudi, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)

February 14, 2020

  • M&M Closed Meeting

February 7, 2020

  • Title: Get Low.  Subspecialty Topic: Glaucoma.  Presented by: Jeffrey Mattingly, MD, Glaucoma Fellow, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the Palm Beaches, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

January 31, 2020

  • Title: Nevus or Otha Things.  Subspecialty Topic: Retinae.  Presented by: W. Riley Stroman, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY3)
  • Title: Expression of Human ACE2 in Lactobacillus and Beneficial Effects in Diabetic Retinopathy in Mice.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina and Anterior Segment.  Presented by: Amrisha Verman, PhD, Assistant Scientists, Department of Ophthalmology

January 24, 2020

  • Title: Humanitarian Ophthalmology Missions.  Subspecialty Topic: Comprehensive Ophthalmology.  Presented by: W. Allan Steigleman, MD, Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery, Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA.

January 10, 2020

  • Title: Temporary Confusion.  Subspecialty Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology.  Presented by: Sarah Madison Duff, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)
  • Title: Subretinal Hemorrhage.  Subspecialty Topic: Retina.  Presented by: Andrew C. Bowman, MD, Ophthalmology Resident (PGY2)