28th Annual Southeastern Vitreoretinal Seminar

4/25/2014 12:00 am – 4/26/2014 12:00 am

East Lake Golf Club
Atlanta, GA
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General Information

We would like to invite you to the 28th Annual Southeastern Vitreoretinal Seminar, which will take place April 25-26, 2014 at the East Lake Golf Club.   The East Lake Golf Club is located at 2575 Alston Drive, SE, Atlanta GA, 30317.Participants are invited to bring case presentations or brief topics for discussion in an informal, collegial atmosphere. These cases and topics can be related to vitreoretinal surgery, retinal diseases, medical retina treatments or other topics. This program is designed for vitreoretinal specialists and is highly regarded by previous attendees.


We are delighted to announce that Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD, Professor, Stanford University, Palo Alto CA, will be our keynote speaker. Dr. Blumenkranz will speak on “Digital Ophthalmology: The Emerging Landscape”. Emory’s distinguished faculty in Ophthalmology will present interesting cases of their own for discussion and help discuss other cases presented.


The registration fee for this meeting is $500 and for this, the meeting, coffee breaks, lunch, social event and CME credit will be provided. Please register by April 1, 2014.


A block of rooms is available at the Emory Conference Center Hotel at a special discounted rate of $119 per night, single or double occupancy (plus tax), id # 20006024818.  To reserve accommodations and receive the discounted rate, call (404) 712-6565 or call (800) 933-6679. Reservations should be made as soon as possible. Reservations are based upon space and rate availability.


Pick up and return shuttle transportation will be available from the Emory Conference Center Hotel to East Lake Golf Club on both April 25 and April 26th. Schedule will be provided.

Cancellation Policy

A maximum enrollment has been established, so register early. Written cancellations received prior to April 1 will be refunded less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be given after this date. Emory University reserves the right to cancel the program and return all fees. The liability of Emory University School of Medicine is limited to the course fee. Emory will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including, but not limited to, airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.

Faculty Social (Reception and Dinner)

A social function with dinner for attendees will be held at 7:00pm, Friday, April 25, 2014. Please indicate on the registration form whether or not you will attend. If attending, please note how many guests including you will attend.


Friday, April 25, 2014

7:30am            Continental Breakfast and Registration

8:00                  Welcome & Introduction of Paul Sternberg, Jr. Lecturer by:
                            G. Baker Hubbard, III, MD
                            Lecturer: Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD
                            Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
                            Digital Ophthalmology: The Emerging Landscape

9:00                  Case Presentations (Emory Faculty and Attendees): Baker Hubbard, MD,                                    moderator

10:15                Break – Visit Vendors

10:30               Case Presentations (Emory Faculty and Attendees): Jiong Yan, MD,                                                moderator

12:00pm         Lunch

1:00                  Case Presentations (Emory Faculty and Attendees): Blaine Cribbs, MD,                                        moderator

2:00                  Case Presentations (Emory Faculty and Attendees): Steven Yeh, MD,                                               moderator

3:00                  Break – Visit Vendors

3:30                 Case Presentations (Emory Faculty and Attendees): Purnima Patel, MD,                                        moderator

4:15                  Case Presentations (Emory Faculty and Attendees): Andy Hendrick, MD,                                    moderator

7:00                Cocktails and Dinner Social


Saturday, April 26, 2014

8:00am           Continental Breakfast

8:30                 Case Presentations: Chris Bergstrom, MD, OD Moderator

10:00               Break

10:30               Case Presentations: Timothy Olsen, MD, Moderator

12:00pm         Adjourn


Please register by April 1, 2014

Learner Objectives

After attending this course, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the latest advances in vitreoretinal techniques and equipment;
  • Describe the latest data on medical management of vitreoretinal disease to include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vascular occlusion;
  • Use new techniques in vitreoretinal surgery;
  • Create dialog on problems facing vitreoretinal specialists;
  • Lists recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances made in the past year;
  • Apply knowledge to clinical practice


The Emory University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


To register, click the following link. http://cmetracker.net/EMORY/Login?FormName=RegLoginLive&Eventid=1955

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