2017 Southeastern Ocular Oncology/Pathology Seminar

2017 SEOP presentation



The 7th Annual Emory Eye Center Southeastern Ocular Oncology and Pathology Seminar (SEOP) will be held on Friday, September 29, 2017, in the Calhoun Auditorium and Learning Resources Center of the Emory Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Participants are invited to bring case presentations or brief topics for discussion in an informal, collegial atmosphere. Cases will focus on clinical diagnosis, management, and pathology of ocular melanoma, retinoblastoma, eyelid tumors, orbital tumors and related topics.

Conference Flyer (pdf)


Hans Grossniklaus, MD, MPHCourse Director:  Hans E. Grossniklaus, MD, MBA, interim vice chair, Emory Eye Center; F. Phinizy Calhoun Jr. Prof. of Ophthalmology; director, L. F. Montgomery Pathology Laboratory; director, Section of Ocular Oncology and Pathology, Emory Eye Center

G. Baker Hubbard III MDG. Baker Hubbard III, MD, Thomas M. Aaberg Professor of Ophthalmology, director of Clinical Retina , associate professor of Ophthalmology, Section of Vitreoretinal Surgery & Diseases, Section of Ophthalmic Pathology/Ocular Oncology, Emory Eye Center

Jill R. Wells, MDJill R. Wells, MD, assistant professor, Section of Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Ocular Oncology/Pathology, Emory Eye Center

Ted H. Wojno, MDTed H. Wojno, MD, James and Shirley Kuse Professor of Ophthalmology; director, Section of Oculoplastics, Orbital and Cosmetic Surgery, Emory Eye Center


07:30 AM Continental Breakfast

08:00 AM Opening and introduction of Calhoun lecturer by Hans Grossniklaus, course director:  "Expanding clinical spectrum of ocular melanocytomas," Jerry A. Shields, MD, director, Ocular Oncology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA

09:00 AM Case Presentations. Moderator: Baker Hubbard, MD

10:15 AM Break

10:30 AM Case Presentations. Moderator: Hans E. Grossniklaus MD, MBA

12:00 PM Lunch

01:00 PM Case Presentations. Moderator: Jill R. Wells, MD

02:30 PM Break

03:00 PM Case Presentations. Moderator: Ted Wojno, MD

05:00 PM Adjournment


The registration fee for this meeting is $250 and for this, the meeting, coffee breaks, lunch, and CME credit will be provided. Please register by September 11, 2017.


The Emory University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 ™ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Emory University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Learner Objectives

After attending this course, participants should be better able to:
• Explain pathologic findings of ocular disease and increase knowledge of pathology of ocular disease;
• Identify ocular malignancies;
• Lists recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances made in the past year;
• Apply knowledge to clinical practice;
• Demonstrate how to evaluate, treat and refer patients.


Register online at the Emory Medical School Office of Continuing Medical Education. Deadline for registration is September 11, 2017.  If you have not previously registered for Emory CME credit courses, you will need to create a profile with an email address and password.



Minimum and maximum enrollments have been established, so register early. Written cancellations received prior to September 11, 2017 will be refunded less a $75 administrative fee. There will be no refunds after this date. Emory University reserves the right to cancel the program and return all fees. The liability of Emory University School of Medicine is limited to the course fee. Emory will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including, but not limited to, airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.


The conference is located on the Emory University/Emory Healthcare campus in Atlanta, Georgia:

Emory Eye Center Calhoun Auditorium
Learning Resources Center
The Emory Clinic, Building B, T Level
1365B Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta GA 30322


A limited number of rooms are available at the Emory Conference Center Hotel at a special group rate of $195 per night, single or double occupancy (plus tax) and Hotel-Motel fee. This rate is available for September 28-29, 2017. To reserve accommodations and receive the group rate, call (404) 712-6009 or make reservations online by clicking this link: https://aws.passkey.com/event/49370813/owner/10456513/home . Reservations should be made as soon as possible as the hotel does sell out frequently.

Parking and Transportation at the Emory Conference Center Hotel
Parking charges at the Emory Conference Center Hotel for an overnight fee of $15 per vehicle will be charged to the guest folio. Hourly parking fees will apply to all guests not staying overnight and are subject to change. Valet parking services are available at an additional cost.

The Emory Conference Center Hotel has a complimentary six passenger shuttle that serves guests of the Emory Conference Center Hotel. This is an on call shuttle that does not take reservations. The shuttle is limited to a 1 mile radius from the hotel. If you require transportation, please contact Leotis Watson at (404) 712-6059 or lwatson@ecch.emory.edu.


Karlotta Brown
Program Coordinator, Continuing Medical Education
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Phone (404) 727-2434 or Main line at (404) 727-5695
Email: kcaldw2@emory.edu

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