Date Presenter Topic
June 19, 2019 NO GRAND ROUNDS


June 12, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS


Moderated by: Jeff Pettey, MD

Avni Shah, MD, Global Outreach Fellow

Brad Jacobsen, MD, PGY2

"International Outreach Update 2018-2019"
June 5, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Tina Mamalis, MD, PGY3

Nikko Ronquillo, MD, PhD, PGY4

Chris Bair, MD, PGY2

Brandon Sherrod, MD, NeuroSX Resident

“Dino's Eyes: The Making of a Prosthetic”

"I Can't See the Stars"

"Bilateral Vision Loss with a Headache"

“Bilateral Vision Loss following a Bar Fight in New Orleans”

May 29, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Case Presentation: Cornea

Moderated by: Mark Mifflin, MD

Brian Zaugg, MD “Neoplasm Referral”
Shagun Dhaliwal, MD, Cornea Fellow “An Update on the Toric Implantable Collamer Lens”
Kaidi Wang, MD, Cornea Fellow “Oxervate”
Mark Mifflin, MD “Corneal Cross-Linking Update”
May 22, 2019 ETHICS GRAND ROUNDS “Federal Health Policy: What’s the Macula?"

Moderated By:
Jay A. Jacobson, MD, MACP

Emeritus Professor

Div. of Infectious Disease & Medical Ethics

Department of Internal Medicine

University of Utah School of Medicine

Anvi Shah, MD, Global Outreach Fellow

May 15, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

James Bryant Hurley, PhD

University of Washington
Professor of Biochemistry
“The Importance of Nutrient Supply and Energy Metabolism in the Retina and RPE”
Shagun Dhaliwal, MD, Cornea Fellow “A Review of Reis - Bucklers Corneal Dystrophy”
May 8, 2019 M&M GRAND ROUNDS SERIES “Morbidity & Mortality Series”
Moderated by: Brian Zaugg, MD


Craig Chaya, MD
Brock Alonzo, MD, Glaucoma Fellow

“When the Going Gets Hot”


Randall Olson, MD
Professor, Chair and CEO, Moran Eye Center

“Thermal Stromal Contracture”


Roger Harrie, MD

“Sudden Vision Loss”

April 24, 2019



Moderated by: David Dries, MD


David Dries, MD
Clinical Associate Professor

 “Surgical Management of Superior Oblique Paresis”

April 17,




David Gamm, MD, PhD

Director, McPherson Eye Research Institute

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Envisioning Therapeutic Applications of Human iPS Cell-Derived Photoreceptors”

Sravanthi Vegunta, MD, PGY3

“Cuban Cigars, Rum, and the Communist Regime: A Blinding Mixture?”

April 10, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS


Tatjana Jakobs, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Harvard Medical School, Department of Ophthalmology

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Schepens Eye Research Institute

“Age- Versus Glaucoma-Related Changes in the Optic Nerve Head”

Chris Conrady, MD, PhD
Uveitis Fellow

“Outcomes of Endophthalmitis”

April 3, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS


Mike Burrow, MD, PGY3

“Likely Non-Physiologic”

Bekah Gensure, MD, PGY3

“Optic Neuropathy in End-Stage Renal Disease”

Tara Hahn, MD, PGY4

“Aqueous Misdirection”

March 27, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

CASE PRESENTATION: Pediatric Uveitis

Moderated by: Albert Vitale, MD

Albert T. Vitale, MD
Professor, Director of Uveitis Division

“Overview of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management Issues in Pediatric Uveitis”
Akbar Shakoor, MD “Roid Rage”
Chris Conrady, MD, Uveitis Fellow “Title TBA”
Marissa Larochelle, MD “Title TBA”
March 20, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS 7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. EPIC Upgrade Mandatory Lori Taylor IT Training
Jeff Pettey, MD “Future of Ophthalmology Education”
Eric Hansen, MD
Retina Fellow
“Title TBA”

Emily Spoth
Genetic Counselor

“Ocular Genetic Counseling”

March 13, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Case Presentation: Retina

Moderated by ME Hartnett, MD

Chris Komanski, MD, Retina Fellow “A Case of Melanomalytic Glaucoma and Discussion of Uveal Melanoma Genetics”

Charles Calvo, MD, Retina Fellow

“X-linked Retinoschisis”

Eric Hansen, MD, Retina Fellow

“Batten’s Disease: Possibility in the Age of Gene Therapy”
March 6, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
G. W. Hale Professor and Chair, Vanderbilt Eye Institute
Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Medical Group
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vanderbilt School of Medicine

“Regenerative Visual Neuroscience: How it Will Transform Eye Care”
February 27, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

Shin Yamane, MD, PhD

Department of Ophthalmology

Yokohama City University Medical Center

Senior Lecturer


“Endovascular surgery for CRAO”
February 20, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

John Flannery, PhD

Vision Science and Neuroscience
University of California, Berkeley
“Virus Mediated Gene Therapies for Retinal Diseases”

Charles Calvo, MD
Retina Fellow

“Is There a Doctor Onboard?”
February 13, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS “Morbidity & Mortality Series”
Moderated by: Brian Zaugg, MD


Matthew Baugh, MHA, COT, OCS
Revenue Integrity and Quality Improvement Manager

“Endophthalmitis and Complication Data From 2018”

Bradley Katz, MD, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

“Consequences of a Retained Metallic Intraocular Foreign Body”

Brad Jacobsen, MD, PGY2

“To Scan or Not to Scan”

February 6, 2019 NO GRAND ROUNDS


January 30, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS

CASE PRESENTATION: Cornea, Cataract, Refractive SX

Moderated by: Amy Lin, MD

William Barlow, MD

“Persistent Dysphotopsia after Uncomplicated Phakic IOL Implantation”

Kaidi Wang, MD, Cornea Fellow “Epithelial Ingrowth”
Shagun Dhaliwal, MD, Cornea Fellow “The DREAM Study”
January 23, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS
Chris Komanski, MD, MSE, Retina Fellow “Trauma One Month Later: A Classic Case of Sympathy”
Arwa Alsamarae, MD, Glaucoma Fellow “The Triumphant Trabeculectomy: Why Filtering Blebs Still Have a Role”

Nicholas Gamboa, MD, NeuroSX Resident


“Ophthalmologic Findings and Chronic Headaches in a Patient with Kartagener Syndrome”
January 16, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS Note: 7:30 a.m. start time.
Kathleen Digre, MD
Distinguished Professor Neurology, Ophthalmology
“More than Meets the Eye: The Eye and Migraine for Ophthalmologists”

Maureen Neitz, PhD
Ray H. Hill Chair in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Science Center, University of Washington

Ophthalmology Distinguished Speaker Seminar Series

“Myopia: A Major World-Wide Problem That Can Be Solved”

January 9, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS “Dark Side of the Moon”

Special Guest Speaker
John Berdahl, MD
Vance Thompson Vision
Sioux Falls, South Dakota

January 2, 2019 GRAND ROUNDS
Sophia Fang, MD, MAS
Pediatric OPH Fellow
“Strabismus: More Than Meets the Eye”
Theresa Long, MD, PGY2 “The Case of a 12 Y/O Boy With a Right Orbital Floor Fracture”
Rachel Patel, MD, PGY2 “Seeing Red (and green and blue): The Evolution of Color Vision”

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