Live CME Activities

Our CME programs, offered throughout the year, focus on matters relevant to the clinical side of medicine and the ethical and policy issues faced by practicing ophthalmologists. Click here to view the online 2014-2015 Academic Events Calendar or download the pdf. Use the online registration form to attend a specific educational activity.

Schedule of Upcoming Events

October 16-17, 2015

The Wills Eye Retina and Oncology Symposium

Featuring case presentations by Alumni, Colleagues, Attending Physicians, Residents and Fellows on Friday (October 16th) and Invited talks from guest faculty and members of the Retina/Oncology Services at Wills Eye Hospital on Saturday (Octboer 17th).  For more information or to register click here.
The Saturday program will be followed the Wills Eye Ball later that evening.  For more information visit our website at https://www.willseye.org/oncology40th or call (215) 440-3154.

For hotel accommodations: (Hotels near Wills)

Holiday Inn Express           215-732-2022        

Sheraton Society Hill         800-325-3535                 

Double Tree Hotel            215-893-1600

Omni Hotel                      215-925-0000

Hotel Monaco                   215-925-2111

 

The remaining slate of CME activities for 2015-2016 will be available in Augsut. Have a great Summer!!  
 

Recent Events

December 5-6, 2014
20th Biennial Cornea Conference: Current Concepts in Corneal and Refractive Surgery and External Disease

Featuring the Wilfred E. Fry Memorial Cornea Lecture
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 8:00am-12:00pm

 

Friday, November 14, 2014
The 32nd Annual Joseph H. Calhoun, MD Pediatric Ophthalmology Forum
8:00am - 5:00pm at Wills Eye Hospital

Known informally as “Joe’s Meeting” given the many years that Dr. Calhoun nurtured this event and gave all of us a wonderful opportunity to interact and learn from each other, this meeting has become a great tradition that draws pediatric ophthalmologists from around the country. I am hopeful that you will join us.

September 10, 2014
RETINA PEARLS: Thought-Provoking Medical and Surgical Case Discussions

To be held at Davio's Norther Italian Steakhouse, 6pm - 8pm. Join us for this case-based CME dinner symposium to learn more about the evolving treatment paradigm for the management of patients with retinal diseases. This symposium will be held prior to Retina 3D: Future Trends in Diagnostics, Drugs and Devices.

For registration and more information, click here.

May 28, 2014
RETINA ROUNDS: Diabetic Macular Edema
This unique educational activity is an opportunity for you to participate in case-based discussions with retinal disease experts in a small group setting. Share your clinical expertise as you discuss your challenges in diabetic macular edema (DME) management in the following areas:

  • Individualizing treatment strategies
  • Assessing and monitoring patients for ocular and systemic complications associated with intravitreal injections
  • Evaluating treatment response and adjusting management plans
  • Educating patients about the importance of achieving glycemic control

For registration and more information, click here.

April 5, 2014
Retina Update: Signs, Symptoms and Systemic Disease, Everyday Retinal Dangers
7:45 am to 11:30 am at Wills Eye Hospital
Ophthalmologists are often pivotal in the diagnosis of systemic disease.  This course will focus on real everyday clinical encounters whose proper diagnosis often relies on proper patient history, a review of systems, as well as the interpretation of common symptoms and signs.  The format will be highly interactive with rapid fire interchanges between the expert panels and audience. Download the program agenda

March 29, 2014
CONTROVERSIES IN GLAUCOMA: Shift Away From Eyedrop Therapy for Glaucoma
7:45 am to 12:15 pm at Wills Eye Hospital
The normal treatment for glaucoma is not so normal anymore. Newer, more advanced techniques have expanded the options available to ophthalmologists when deciding on a treatment regime for their glaucoma patients. This CME activity will discuss these options and provide indepth analysis of recent drug and clinical trials so participants will be able to make a more informed decision when deciding on a course of treatment. Download the program agenda.

November 17, 2013
NEW AND EMERGING THERAPIES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF AGE RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION
Wills Eye Satellite Symposium at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

For the agenda and more information, visit www.willseye.org/NOLA2013.

September 10th - November 6, 2013
RETINA ROUNDS: Diabetic Macular Edema
This unique educational activity is an opportunity for you to participate in case-based discussions with retinal disease experts in a small group setting. Share your clinical expertise as you discuss your challenges in diabetic macular edema (DME) management in the following areas:

  • Individualizing treatment strategies
  • Assessing and monitoring patients for ocular and systemic complications associated with intravitreal injections
  • Evaluating treatment response and adjusting management plans
  • Educating patients about the importance of achieving glycemic control

For information, click here.

September 7, 2013
THE CRITICAL ROLE OF THE PHARMACIST IN IMPROVING OUTCOMES FOR PATIENTS WITH COMMON EYE DISORDERS: TREATING GLAUCOMA, DRY EYE AND CONJUNCTIVITIS
This half-day, free CME/CE program, designed for pharmacists, primary care physicians, ophthalmologists, emergency room doctors, pediatricians and other healthcare professionals, provided a well-rounded approach to the management of glaucoma, dry eye, and conjunctivitis that includes the perspective of the ophthalmologist, the pharmacist, and the patient.



Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of the Wills Eye Hospital Office of Continuing Medical Education to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in continuing medical education programs sponsored by Wills Eye Hospital are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest related to the content of their presentation(s). Full disclosure will be made at the program.

The information presented at the Wills CME programs represent the views and opinions of the individual presenter(s), and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, Wills Eye Hospital. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a