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2017 Southeastern Vitreoretinal Seminar (SEVR)

Fri/Sat, April 21-22, 2017

euro-ophthalmologist Valérie Biousse's case presentation at the 2016 SEVR Conference in Atlanta, Georgia Neuro-ophthalmologist Valérie Biousse's case presentation at the 2016 SEVR Conference in Atlanta


We would like to invite you to the 31st annual Southeastern Vitreoretinal Seminar (SEVR), Friday-Saturday, April 21-22, 2017. Attending vitreoretinal surgeons and others will benefit from high-level analysis of clinical cases and medical decision-making. Content will include a broad range of topics and techniques in vitreoretinal surgery pertinent to practitioners in 2017. You are invited to bring your interesting cases, new observations, or innovative surgical techniques for presentation.

Program Agenda

We are delighted to announce that Jennifer Lim, MD, professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Marion H. Schenk, Esq., chair in Ophthalmology for Research of the Aging Eye, director of the Retina Service, University of Illinois at Chicago, will deliver the Paul Sternberg Jr. Lecture. Emory’s distinguished faculty in Ophthalmology will present interesting cases for discussion and will host case presentations.

Friday, April 21, 2017
07:30 AM Continental Breakfast and Registration

08:00 Welcome and Introduction: G. Baker Hubbard III MD Jennifer Lim, MD
Paul Sternberg Jr. Lecture: “Sickle cell retinopathy: Revelations from SDOCT and OCTA imaging,” Jennifer I. Lim, MD, Marion H. Schenk Esq., chair in Ophthalmology for Research in the Aging Eye; dir., Retina Service, Univ. of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL.
09:00 Case Presentations: Baker Hubbard, MD, moderator

09:00 Case Presentations: G. Baker Hubbard III MD, moderator
10:30 Break
11:00 Case Presentations: Blaine Cribbs, MD, moderator
12:30 PM Lunch
01:30 Case Presentations: Andy Hendrick, MD, moderator
02:30 Case Presentations: Purnima Patel, MD, moderator
03:30 Break
04:00 Case Presentations: Jiong Yan, MD, moderator
05:00 Adjourn
07:00 Cocktails and Dinner Social

Saturday, April 22, 2017

07:30 AM Continental Breakfast
08:00 Case Presentations: Nieraj Jain, MD, Moderator
09:30 Break
10:00 Case Presentations: Steven Yeh, MD, Moderator
12:00 NOON Adjourn

Learner Objectives

After attending this course, participants should be able to:
• Explain recent advances in vitreoretinal surgical techniques and equipment utilized for addressing retinal detachment repair, macular hole treatment, epiretinal membrane removal, and foreign body removal
• Describe the latest data on medical management of vitreoretinal disease to include treatment strategies, dosing protocols
• Use new techniques in vitreoretinal surgery
• Create dialog on problems facing vitreoretinal specialists
• Lists recent diagnostic and therapeutic advances made in the past year
• Apply knowledge to clinical practice

Accreditation

The Emory University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the 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.

Important information if you wish to present a case: The Emory Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) must have a signed financial disclosure form by April 10, 2017. In alignment with ACCME Standards of Commercial Support, a financial disclosure form must be received by this date in order to present before the  attendees. No exceptions. The financial disclosure form is linked here (pg 4). Please FAX the completed form to (404) 727-3768 or email to kgray02@emory.edu.

Registration and Tuition

Tuition to register is $400 until April 10, 2017. After April 10, 2017, the fee is $500. Tuition fee includes course materials, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, lunch, a dinner social event and CME credit. 

A cocktails and dinner social is planned for Friday evening, April 21, 2017. Please indicate on the registration form whether or not you will attend and note how many guests, including yourself, will attend.

Register

Cancellation Policy

A maximum enrollment has been established, so register early. Written cancellations received prior to April 10, 2017 will be refunded less a $75 administrative fee. No refunds will be given 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.

Accommodations

A limited block of rooms is available at the Emory Conference Center Hotel at a special discounted rate of $169 per night, single or double occupancy (plus tax). Reserve early! To reserve accommodations, telephone (404) 712-6565 or (800) 933-6679. Reference the Southeastern Vitreoretinal Seminar.

Additional nearby accommodations are available at the University Inn at Emory, 1767 North Decatur Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30307, 404-634-7327. Regular rates will apply.

Location

Emory University Hospital Auditorium
2nd floor, E Wing
1364 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30322

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO EMORY UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
I-75/85 Northbound: I-75 joins I-85 in Atlanta. Proceed from I-75 to I-85 North. Stay on I-85 to Clairmont Road, exit #91. After exiting, follow the signs to Decatur. Drive 4-5 miles on Clairmont Road to North Decatur Road. Turn right onto North Decatur Road. Proceed one mile to Clifton Road. Turn right onto Clifton Road. The hospital is 100 yards on the left.

I/85 Southbound:
Exit Clairmont Road, exit #91. After exiting, follow the signs to Decatur. Drive 4-5 miles on Clairmont Road to North Decatur Road. Turn right onto North Decatur Road. Proceed one mile to Clifton Road. Turn right onto Clifton Road. The hospital is 100 yards on the left.

 

Parking

Parking decks are located just off Clifton Road, directly behind The Emory Clinic Building B. Valet parking also is available on the south side of the hospital 24 hours, 7 days a week. Valet charges cover both parking and valet service. Long-term parking cards, good for selfparking in the visitors’ deck, are sold at the concierge desk, 404-712-5619, in the hospital’s main lobby, seven days a week from 9 am-5 pm.

Directions from Parking to the Event Location

The Emory University Hospital Auditorium is located on the 2nd floor of the hospital in the E Wing. The entrance is located thru the glass doors across from the E Wing elevators.

From the hospital/clinic parking deck: Enter Clinic A beside the valet parking area and follow the signs to the pedestrian bridge and Emory University Hospital. The bridge enters the hospital on second floor. Go thru the lobby, following the signs to the E Wing elevators. The double glass doors beside the E Wing elevators lead to the auditorium.

From parking on campus: Proceed to the 2nd floor of the hospital and follow signs to the E Wing of the hospital. The auditorium is located thru the glass doors across from the E Wing elevators.

The concierge can assist you with additional information and can be reached by calling extension 2-5619. (If you are calling from outside the hospital, dial 404-712-5619.)

For questions, contact

Keir Gray, Program Coordinator
Emory University School of Medicine
Office of Continuing Medical Education Building
100 Woodruff Circle NE, Suite 321
Atlanta, Georgia 30322
404-727-0063 FAX: 404-727-3768
kgray02@emory.edu

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