Fellowship Directors' Section Education & Training Committee - Financial Interest Disclosures

Educational Content Development

The ASRS controls the content and production of this CME activity and attempts to ensure the presentation of balanced, objective information. In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support established by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the American Society of Retina Specialists requires all planners, content reviewers, faculty, and any others in a position to control the educational content (including the significant others of those mentioned) to disclose any relationship they or their co-authors have with commercial interests which may be related to their content.

 All ASRS members presenting CME are required to disclose to the activity audience the following information prior to beginning their presentation:

  • Any relevant financial relationships a CME presenter has had with commercial interests within the past 12 months.
  • CME presenters who report they have no known relevant financial relationships to disclose will declare "No Financial Relationships." 

Note: All planners and teachers are required to report financial disclosures, using the codes below. 

Description of Financial Interest

Types of Relationships 

A            Advisory Board 
B            Board of Directions 
C            Consultant 
EM        Employee 
F             Founder 
I              Investigator 
SP          Speaker 
SH         Stockholder 
O           Other 

Nature of Compensation

EQ        Equipment (dept or practice) 
G           Grants 
H           Honoraria 
IP          Intellectual Property Rights 
NC       No Compensation Received 
OB       Other Financial Benefit 
R           Royalty 
RG       Residency or Fellowship Program Funding 
S           Salary 
ST        Stock 
SO       Stock Options

Financial Interest Disclosures (planners)

Ron Adelman

No financial interests

Greg Blaha

No financial interests

Meena George

No financial interests

Ghassan Ghorayeb

No financial interests

Mrinali Gupta

Alcon

A/H

Allergan

A/H

Regeneron

A/H

Genentech

A/H

Sonder Medicine

O/IP

Michael Lai (co-chair)

Covalent Medical, LLC

SH/ST

Andrew Moshfeghi (co-chair)

Genentech, Inc.

C, I/G, H

Allergan, Inc.

C, SP/H

Alimera, Inc.

C/H

OptiSTENT, Inc.

SH/ST

Regeneron, Inc.

A, C/H, G

Pr3vent, Inc.

SH/ST

Clearside Biomedical, Inc.

C, A/H

Graybug Vision Inc.

C, A/H

Novartis - Ophthalmology

A, C/G, H

EyePoint Pharmaceuticals

A, C/H

Steven Ness 

No financial interests

Aravinda Rao

No financial interests 

Rahul Reddy

Alimera

A, SP/H

Allergan

SP/H

Bausch and Lomb

C/H

Regeneron

SP/H

Genentech

A/H

Adrienne Scott

Optos, Inc.

O/EQ

Optovue, Inc.

O/EQ

Allergan, Plc.

A/H

Novartis

A/H

Yoshihiro Yonekawa

Alcon

A, C/H

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