Continuing Medical Education
2016-2017 Annual Conferences for Medical Professionals

Saturday, May 13, 2017

89th Annual Spring Postgraduate Conference
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

"The Children Are Our Future: Myopia, Strabismus and Beyond"

This program will include new information in pediatric ophthalmology. This will include insight into the basis of myopia and the new clinical trials that focus on decreasing the progression of myopia. Further, participants will gain knowledge in the diagnosis and management of complex cases of childhood and adult strabismus. In addition, participants will obtain new information on current and future gene therapy trials for retinal dystrophies, the ocular findings associated with Zika virus and retinopathy of prematurity.

Application will be submitted for AMA PRA Category 1 continuing medical education credits.

Target Audience

This program will provide stimulating learning for ophthalmologists, as well as ophthalmologists-in-training, nurse practitioners, and allied health professionals involved in treating patients.

Educational Objectives

Attendees of this conference will understand and be able to:

  1. Define ocular pathologies associated with Zika virus
  2. Routinely provide diagnosis and treatment of myopia and other refractive errors
  3. Perform diagnostic and surgical treatment of strabismus cases
  4. Diagnosis and treat strabismus and retinal dystrophies

Planning Committee

Friday, June 2, 2017

33rd Annual Research Day
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


This event provides an educational forum for our residents and fellows to present clinical and basic science research. Oral presentations and posters will reflect the wide range of research underway at Kellogg. The program is designed for students, physicians, scientists, and allied health professionals in the field of ophthalmology.

Application will be submitted for AMA PRA Category 1 continuing medical education credits.

Friday, September 15, 2017

23rd Annual Fall Reunion Day
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Join us for a lively program on best clinical practices in ophthalmology.

Details to come.



Friday, September 30, 2016
Fall Reunion Day

To register and for a detailed Fall Reunion Day program and information on all Fall Reunion Weekend events, please visit the Fall Reunion website.


Dr. Paul Sieving

Qais A. Farjo, M.D. Memorial Lecture
Paul A. Sieving, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health

Dr. Michael Petersen

Distinguished Alumnus Lecture
Michael R. Petersen, M.D., Ph.D., R’90
Cincinnati Eye Institute

Miss Ida

Lifetime Service Award
Ida L. Iacobucci, C.O.
Orthoptist, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor
U-M Kellogg Eye Center

Clinical Updates

Faculty and alumni share information on challenging cases, new approaches to surgery, promising research, and more.

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


Saturday, January 21, 2017

Mid-Winter Retina Symposium
8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Download the brochure




On-line, email, and phone registration is now close. You can register on-site from 8:30 – 9:00 am, Saturday, January 21st prior to the course. To register quickly, please download and complete the registration form and bring it with you.  We hope you can still join us!

The Mid-Winter symposium provides a comprehensive review of retina, including clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management from our guest and in-house speakers. The program is designed for ophthalmologists, subspecialists, residents, and fellows.

Guest Lecturer
J. Timothy Stout M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
Chairman, Sid W. Richardson Professor, and Margarett Root Brown Chair
Director-Cullen Eye Institute and Chair-Department of Ophthalmology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX


Application will be submitted for AMA PRA Category 1 continuing medical education credits.


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