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Faculty Research Day

 

The 9th Faculty Research Day

and

the 7th Martin J. Steinbach Lecture

 

Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

University of Toronto

 

Main Auditorium, 6th Floor

Princess Margaret Hospital

November 8, 2013

 

Meeting Chair: Dr. Agnes Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Moderator: Dr. Kamiar Mireskandari, MBChB, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, PhD

 

 

PROGRAM

 

 

1:30 – 1:40 pm Welcome

Dr. Sherif El-Defrawy, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Chair, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

 

1:40 – 1:50 pm Presentation of Awards from Annual Ophthalmology Research Day 2013

Dr. Rajeev Muni, MD, FRCSC

Chair, Annual Ophthalmology Research Day

 

1:50 – 2:10 pm “Safety, efficacy and cost-consequence analysis of sedation in pediatric ophthalmology ”

Dr. Kamiar Mireskandari, MBChB, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, PhD

 

2:10 – 2:30 pm “The nature of PRLs and their impact on clinical practice”

Dr. Samuel Markowitz, MD, FRCSC

 

2:30 – 2:50 pm “Government-insured routine eye examinations and incidence of self-reported glaucoma”

Dr. Yaping Jin, MD, PhD

 

2:50 – 2:55 pm “Introduction of Dr. Ian M. Macdonald as the 7th Martin J. Steinbach Lecturer

Dr. Martin Steinbach, PhD

 

2:55 – 3:40 pm The 7th Martin J. Steinbach Lecture:

“Slow Ideas and Atul Gawande – Is Ophthalmology Slow?

Dr. Ian M. MacDoanld, MD, CM

Professor & Chair, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Alberta, Royal Alexandra Hospital

 

3:40 – 4:10 pm Refreshment Break

 

 

4:10 – 4:30 pm “Multispectral imaging of choroidal tumors”

Dr. C. J. Pavlin, MD

 

4:30 – 4:50 pm Optical coherence tomography in verification of risk factors for growth of small choroidal melanocytic tumours

Hatem Krema, MD, MSc, FRCSEd

 

4:50 – 5:10 pm “Stabilizing fixation is an important goal in the treatment of macular diseases”

Dr. Mark Mandelcorn, MD

 

5:10 – 5:15 pm Closing Remarks

Dr. Agnes Wong, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Vice Chair, Research and Academic Affairs, Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

 

 

5:15 – 6:15 pm Closing reception with refreshment