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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

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

Previous:

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

May 5–6, 2023

JOINT PROGRAM

2023 RETINA UPDATE/ SCHOLAR IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
Sponsored by Vickie and Jack Farber Vision Research Center and Wills Eye Retina Service

FEATURING:
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

Friday, May 5, 2023 / 5 PM
Dr. Ehlers’s Career Journey (Informal Presentation)
Dr. Ehlers will share his personal career journey in this informal setting. 

Saturday, May 6, 2023 (following the Retina Update)

Workshop 1 (1-3 PM):  Identifying Key Research Opportunities for Developing Funding and Support
This workshop will provide strategies and approaches to navigating the challenges for developing research related questions and how to optimize funding opportunities.

Workshop 2 (3:15-5:15 PM): From Dabbling in Research to Building a Long-Term Program
This workshop provide guidance and a discussion to navigate the development of a sustainable research program in a clinical service.

Information/Registration: Danielle Trappanese (dtrappanese@willseye.org).

Previous:

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

May 2, 2023 • 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Christopher J. Rapuano, MD
Chief, Cornea Service
Professor of Ophthalmology, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University

Topic: Work-Work Balance: Diversity Isn't Just for Wall Street

Previous:

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"