Grand Rounds

Rounds take place on Friday mornings from 8am to 9am at the Eye Care Centre Auditorium (main floor). Please check for updates as topics and speakers are subject to change. For questions or concerns, please contact Lynn Lau at lynn.lau2@vch.ca.

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We gratefully acknowledge the following sponsors who have provided unencumbered education grants:

  • Platinum: Alcon Canada Inc.
  • Gold: Bayer
  • Bronze: Allergan Canada Inc.

Research Day – April 20, 2018 – View the program or download the registration form
BCSEPS Spring Clinical Day – May 11, 2018 – View the provisional program or download the registration form
Fall Clinical Day – November 30, 2018

 

Date Title Details
5-Jan-18 Beyond faces: the neurologic syndromes of prosopagnosia
  • Resident: Rosanna Martens
  • Chair: Dr. Jason Barton
  • Speaker: Dr. Jason Barton
12-Jan-18  Combination Therapies
  • Resident: Grace Qiao
  • Chair: Dr. Simon Warner
  • Speaker: Dr. Jean Carruthers
19-Jan-18 Cyber Crime in Ophthalmology
  • Resident: Wendy Ming
  • Chair: Dr. Simon Warner
  • Speaker: Jonas Abersbach, IT Manager, UBC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
26-Jan-18 Rheumatology Update for Ophthalmology:  Sarcoidosis and related diseases
  • Resident: Colten Wendel
  • Chair: Dr. Simon Warner
  • Speaker: Dr. John Wade, Clinical Associate Professor, UBC Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology
2-Feb-18 Retinal hemorrhages in infancy: a view from the brain
  • Resident: Geoffrey Law
  • Chair: Dr. Chris Lyons
  • Speaker: Dr. Creig Hoyt, Visiting Speaker, Professor at Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco
9-Feb-18 Veterinary Ophthalmology: A Brief Overview of Common Medical and Surgical Conditions
  • Resident: Katie Clapson
  • Chair: Dr. Jane Gardiner
  • Speaker: Dr. Marnie M. Ford, Pacific Animal Eye Specialty Services
16-Feb-18 Caring for frail elderly patients
  • Resident: Mitchell Browne
  • Chair: Dr. Simon Warner
  • Speaker: Dr. Judith Hammond, Home ViVE
17-Feb-18 WINTER CLINICAL DAY
Topic: Glaucoma and MSP Billing Audits
Venue: St. Paul’s Hospital
View Winter Clinical Day Schedule
23-Feb-18 Seven questions ophthalmologists asked me about Vision Rehabilitation this year
  • Resident: Myra Butler
  • Chair: Dr. Mary Lou Jackson
  • Speaker: Dr. Mary Lou Jackson
2-Mar-18 Leaky Corneas and Whatsapp in Refractive Surgery 2018
  • Resident: Geoff Law
  • Chair: Dr. Simon Holland
  • Speaker: Dr. Simon Holland
9-Mar-18 Microtechnology and Nanotechnology for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Ocular Tumors
  • Resident: Wendy Ming
  • Chair: Dr. Katherine Paton
  • Speaker: Dr. Hans Grossniklaus, Visiting Speaker, Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of L.F. Montgomery Pathology Laboratory, Vice Chair of Emory Eye Center, Georgia, USA
16-Mar-18 IOLs & Biometry: Past, Present & Future
  • Resident: Grace Qiao
  • Chair: Dr. Ari Giligson
  • Speaker: Dr. John Lloyd, Visiting Speaker, University of Toronto, Staff Ophthalmologist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Kensington Eye Institute, Toronto
23-Mar-18 Fat is our Friend: The Use of Adipose Tissue in Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Resident: Katie Clapson
  • Chair: Dr. Paul Denton
  • Speaker: Dr. Patrick Boulos, Visiting Speaker, Associate Clinical Professor, Chief of Oculoplastics, Fellowship Director, Department of Ophthalmology , University of Montreal
30-Mar-18 GOOD FRIDAY
6-Apr-18 Review of Selected Research Studies Using Big Data in the Eye Care Center
  • Resident: Gavin Docherty
  • Chair: Dr. Mahyar Etminan
  • Speaker: Dr. Mahyar Etminan
13-Apr-18 Stem cells and retinal diseases
  • Resident: Colten Wendel
  • Chair: Dr. Eduardo Navajas
  • Speaker: Dr. Aaron Joe
20-Apr-18 RESEARCH DAY
Special Guest Speaker:
Mark Pennesi, M.D., Ph.D.
Division Chief, Ophthalmic Genetics
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health and Science University
Topic: What’s New in Retinal Gene Therapy?

Opening remarks by Professor Santa Ono, BSc, MSc, PhD
President and Vice-Chancellor, The University of British Columbia
View the program and download the registration form

27-Apr-18  Title TBA
  • Resident: Rosanna Martens
  • Chair: Dr. Frederick Mikelberg
  • Speaker: Dr. Frederick Mikelberg
4-May-18 Update on malaria retinopathy (Lewallen); Update on global elimination of trachoma (Courtright)
  • Resident: Myra Butler
  • Chair: Dr. Simon Holland
  • Speaker: Drs. Paul Courtright & Susan Lewallen, Visiting Speakers, Co-Founders, Kilimanjaro Center for Community Ophthalmology, Professors in Division of Ophthalmology, University of Cape Town
11-May-18 BCSEPS SPRING CLINICAL DAY
Topic: Retina & Uveitis
Venue: Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue (SFU downtown Vancouver)
580 West Hastings St, Vancouver
View the provisional program and  download the registration form
18-May-18  Title TBA
  • Resident: Mitchell Browne
  • Chair: Dr. Eduardo Navajas
  • Speaker: Dr. Eduardo Navajas

 

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28-Sept-18 Development of Gene Therapy for RPE65-Mutation Associated LCA
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  • Chair: Dr. Eduardo Navajas
  • Speaker: Dr. Stephen Russell, Visiting Speaker, Schrage Professor for Macular Degeneration Research, Clinical Director, Department of Ophthalmology & Vision Sciences and Institute for Vision Research,  University of Iowa
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12-Oct-18 Gene therapy trials in inherited retinal dystrophy
  • Resident:
  • Chair: Dr. Kevin Gregory-Evans
  • Speaker: Dr. Kevin Gregory-Evans
19-Oct-18 Title TBA
  • Resident:
  • Chair: Dr. Eduardo Navajas
  • Speaker: Dr. Neil Bressler, Visiting Speaker, James P. Gills Professor of Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, USA
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30-Nov-18 FALL CLINICAL DAY – CORNEA
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21-Dec-18 Resident Christmas Rounds