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CALENDAR OF RESEARCH EVENTS

 

Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center Guest Lecture Series

The Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center Visiting Guest Lecture series invites leading investigators whose research focus is in targeted areas of clinical or translational investigation to discuss their research, future directions for the field and research career journey.

UPCOMING

April 11-12, 2024

Douglas J. Rhee, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, School of Medicine

Director, Eye Institute, University Hospitals of Cleveland
Division Chief, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, UH Ahuja Medical Center

Topic: TBD

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June 1-2, 2023
Cecilia Lee MD, MS
Director, Clinical Research

Associated Professor of Ophthalmology, UW Medicine
Aaron Lee MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, UW Medicine
Topic: TBD

May 12-13, 2022
David S. Friedman, MD, PhD, MPH
Director, Glaucoma Service Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
TOPIC: “How to manage angle closure and angle closure glaucoma in the modern era”

June 10-11, 2021
Emily Chew MD
Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications
Chief, Clinical Trials Branch
National Eye Institute
TOPIC: “The Journey of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Research: From Soup to Nuts and Beyond”


Scholar in Residence Program

The Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center Scholar in Residence Program is designed to offer guidance and skills for faculty and trainees interested in exploring a research career path.  This will occur through seminars and workshops on topics such as grant writing, developing impactful research questions and by offering role models for clinician-scientist career path.

UPCOMING

2024-2025 Speakers Coming Soon!

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May 5–6, 2023

Justis P. Ehlers, MD
Medical Director for Continuous Improvement, Cole Eye Institute
Director, Tony and Leona Campane Center for Excellence in Image-guided Surgery and Advanced Imaging
Norma C. and Donna L. Harbert Endowed Chair for Ophthalmic Research
Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic

TOPIC: “Identifying Key Research Opportunities for Developing Funding and Support”

TOPIC: “From Dabbling in Research to Building a Long-Term Program”

 

December 9, 2021
Joshua R. Ehrlich, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor

University of Michigan
Dept. Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

June 10-11, 2021
Emily Chew MD
Director, Division of Epidemiology and Clinical Applications
Chief, Clinical Trials Branch
National Eye Institute

TOPIC: “The Journey of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Research: From Soup to Nuts and Beyond”


Wills Eye Faculty Research Seminar Series

The Wills Eye Faculty Research Seminar Series is held quarterly for Wills faculty with a strong interest in research. This series was established to create a forum for Wills faculty to present their research, provide opportunities for cross-fertilization of ideas and explore potential for new collaborations.

UPCOMING

April 16, 2024 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Carol L. Shields, MD
TOPIC: "Thoughts on Ocular Oncology and What Shaped My Career: The Long Hike"

 July 16, 2024 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Ralph Eagle, Jr., MD
TOPIC: "Five Decades of Eye Pathology"

September 24, 2024 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Jonathan S. Myers, MD
TOPIC: TBD

February 25, 2025 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Yoshihiro Yonekawa, MD
TOPIC: TBD

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January 16, 2024 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Joel S. Schuman, MD
TOPIC: “Work-Work Balance: Diversity Isn't Just for Wall Street”

May 2, 2023 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
TOPIC: “Work-Work Balance: Diversity Isn't Just for Wall Street”

February 29, 2023
Alison Watson, MD and Leslie Hyman, PhD
TOPIC: "Talking about TED: Our Evolving Journey with Thyroid Eye Disease Research at Wills Eye- Past, Present and Future Directions"

October 11, 2022
Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MPH, MBA
TOPIC: "To explore strange new worlds"

August 2, 2022
Kammi Gunton, MD
TOPIC: "Perspectives on the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG)"

April 5, 2022
Rebecca Soares, MD
TOPIC: "The Evolving Field of Big Data: Understanding Geographic Information Systems Analysis and Its Transformative Potential in Ophthalmic Research"

January 4, 2022
Zeba Syed, MD
TOPIC: "Unraveling the Layers: A Voyage through Cornea Research at Wills"

October 5, 2021
Daniel Lee, MD
TOPIC: "Glaucoma Research at Wills: Retrospective and Future Directions"

July 8, 2021
Jason Hsu, MD
TOPIC: "Methods to the Madness: A Personal Journey through Retina Research"

March 25, 2021
Tatyana Milman, MD
TOPIC: "Highlights of eye pathology research at the Wills Eye Hospital in the past 3 years"