7th Woman in Ophthalmology New York Chapter

Event Date
October 1, 2013

Event Time
6:15PM - 9:00PM

3 WEST CLUB 3 West 51st Street (5th and 6th Avenue) New York, NY 10019

Requires Registration

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This course is designed to provide women ophthalmologists, residents and fellows with a clear understanding of the medical and surgical treatment options available for ocular surface diseases and a guide to practicing ophthalmology in an ethical manner.

Our distinguished speakers for this year's program are:

Jessica Ciralsky, M.D.
Weill Cornell Medical College
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
“Medical and Surgical Interventions for Ocular Surface Disease”

Samuel Packer, M.D.
Chairman Emeritus and Professor of Ophthalmology
Hofstra Northshore Long Island Jewish School of Medicine
Chairman Medical Ethics
“Ethics in Ophthalmology”

At the conclusion of this CME activity, the participant should be able to:

  • Accurately diagnose different types of ocular surface disorders
  • Individualize management options for patients with ocular surface diseases based on disease severity and individual patient factors
  • Distinguish different medical treatment strategies and the rationale for use based on disease pathophysiology
  • Assess the risks and benefits of various surgical treatment options for severe ocular surface diseases
  • Evaluate novel treatment options for ocular surface diseases
  • Be fully aware of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Code of Ethics
  • Identify ethical dilemmas or concerns
  • Determine how to appropriately resolve ethical dilemmas
  • Perform patient care in a highly ethical manner

Who Should Attend?
Practicing ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents and ophthalmology fellows

Registration Fees

Location/Directions and Parking

Discount prices available to event attendees only:

  • 250 West 50th Street, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Up to 8 hours - $14 Up to 24 hrs.: $25
  • 31 West 52nd Street, Tuesday, October 1, 2013 Up to 8 hours - $18 Up to 24 hrs.: $30

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Verification of Attendance
Will be provided to all professionals.

Faculty Disclosure
It is the policy of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course materials.

Special Needs
The Icahn School of Medicine is in full compliance with provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is accessible for individuals with special needs. If you require any special accommodations, please contact the Page and William Black Post-Graduate School of Medicine at 212- 731-7950.

Conference Information
Contact the Office of CME at cme@mssm.edu or 212-731-7950.