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AUPO Annual Meeting [clear filter]
Thursday, January 24



A Match Made in San Francisco: Getting the Right Applicants for Your Program

1:30 – 1:31 PM
R. Michael Siatkowski, MD

1:31 – 1:37 PM
What do Students Want and Where do They go for Information?
Prithvi Sankar, MD

1:37 – 1:43 PM
Pros and Cons of Recruiting Your Own Students
Rukhsana Mirza, MD

1:43 – 1:49 PM
Defining Your Program’s Priorities
Tim Stout, MD, MBA, PhD

1:49 – 1:54 PM
Audience Q & A


1:54 – 2:04 PM
Screening, Reading, Scoring, Ranking Applications
Natalie C. Kerr, MD; Terri Trotter; Tara Uhler, MD; and Miea J. Williams

2:04 – 2:10 PM
Evaluating Candidates’ Research Portfolios
Steven J. Fliesler, PhD

2:10 – 2:16 PM
Pros and Cons of the Standardized Letter of Evaluation (SLOE)
Jeff H. Pettey, MD

2:16 – 2:21 PM
Audience Q & A


2:21 – 2:27 PM
Thoughts from a Department COO
Garyl Geist, MAcc

2:27 – 2:35 PM
Best Practices from Program Directors and Coordinators
  • Consistency for Candidates and Faculty; and The Orientation Speech
    Andrew Hendershot, MD and Meredith Hess
  • Standardized Behavioral Questions: The Why and How
    Misha Syed, MD, MEHP
  • Splitting the Team and Doing Due Diligence
    Susan Culican, MD, PhD
  • Evidence-Based Questions and the Image We Project
    Laura K. Green, MD


2:35 – 2:55 PM
Situational Judgment Interviews
Thomas Geiger, MS

2:55 – 3:15 PM
Assessing Interpersonal and Communication Skills and Professional Behaviors Using Standardized Video Interviews
B. Renee Overton, MBA

3:15 – 3:19 PM
Audience Q & A

3:19 – 3:20 PM
Closing – Evan 'Jake' Waxman, MD, PhD

Thursday January 24, 2019 1:30pm - 3:20pm
Grand F–K


Clinic Workflow and Teaching: Clashing or Complementary?
1:45 – 1:50 PM
Emily B. Graubart, MD and Prithvi Sankar, MD

1:50 – 2:02 PM
Why Teach? Academic Mission/Goals Versus Economic/Regulatory Realities
Joan M. O'Brien, MD

2:02 – 2:14 PM
Who are the Teachers?
Anjulie Quick, MD

2:14 – 2:26 PM
What to Teach Medical Students While Seeing Patients?
Emily B. Graubart, MD and Prithvi Sankar, MD

2:26 – 2:38 PM
Where is the Best Place to Teach Certain Skills?
Daniel Knoch, MD

2:38 – 2:50 PM
How to Integrate a Teaching Curriculum into your Workflow?
Jeff H. Pettey, MD

2:50 – 3:02 PM
The Patient Experience and Multiple Learners
Peter A. Netland, MD, PhD

3:02 – 3:15 PM
Wrap up and Discussion

Thursday January 24, 2019 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Caribbean IV


Incorporating Research into the Educational Mission of the Department
1:45 – 1:50 PM
Patricia D'Amore, PhD

How I Incorporate Research into Our Educational Mission

1:50 PM – 2:05 PM
Wills Eye
Leslie Hyman, PhD and Julia A. Haller, MD

2:05 – 2:20 PM
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Patricia D'Amore, PhD and Joan W. Miller, MD

2:20 – 2:35 PM
Duke Eye Center
Scott W. Cousins, MD and Pratap Challa, MD

2:35 – 2:50 PM
Kellogg Eye Center
Thomas W. Gardner, MD, MS and Shahzad I. Mian, MD

2:50 – 3:05 PM
University of Minnesota
Deborah Ferrington, MEd, PhD and Erik van Kuijk, MD, PhD

3:05 – 3:15 PM
Audience Q & A

Thursday January 24, 2019 1:45pm - 3:15pm
Caribbean II–III


Ophthalmology PGY–1: Reasons, Structures and Lessons Learned
3:30 – 3:35 PM

3:35 – 3:45 PM
Data from Survey on Internships
Parisa Taravati, MD

3:45 – 4:00 PM
Joint with Internal Medicine
Thomas A. Oetting, MD and Laura Pitlick

4:00 – 4:10 PM
Joint with Surgery
Laura L. Wayman, MD

4:10 – 4:20 PM
Resident Experience with Joint Internship
Sravanthi Vegunta, MD

4:20 – 4:30 PM
RRC Perspective
Shahzad I. Mian, MD

4:30 – 5:00 PM
Panel Discussion and Audience Q & A

Thursday January 24, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Grand F–K
Friday, January 25


What’s Hot in Research?
11:00 – 11:10 AM
Jeffrey M. Gross, PhD

11:10 – 11:20 AM
William J. Brunken, PhD

11:20 – 11:30 AM
Circadian Rhythms
P. Michael Iuvone, PhD

Friday January 25, 2019 11:00am - 11:30am
Grand F–K


Residency Review Committee (RRC) Update
1:00 – 1:25 PM
RRC Program Review Process
· Ophthalmology Review Committee: Composition, Responsibilities, Staff
· Annual Review: Process, Tips for Completing Program Information in ADS, Common Citations and AFIs
Joel S. Schuman, MD and Kathleen Quinn–Leering, PhD

1:25 – 1:55 PM
Ophthalmology Requirements Focused Revision: Integrating the PGY-1 into the Residency
Andreas K. Lauer, MD and Laura L. Wayman, MD

1:55 – 2:10 PM
ACGME Updates
· Common Program Requirements Revision, Single Accreditation System, Wellness, CLER/PS/QI
Shahzad I. Mian, MD

2:10 – 2:30 PM
Panel Discussion and Questions and Answers
Natalie C. Kerr, MD; Andreas K. Lauer, MD; Shahzad I. Mian, MD; Joel S. Schuman, MD; Tara Uhler, MD; and Laura L. Wayman, MD

Friday January 25, 2019 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Grand F–K


Small(er) and Mighty
One-third of academic departments of ophthalmology consist of three residents per year or less. These programs face unique challenges as they strive to fulfill their patient care, research, education, and community service missions. The goal of this session is to address several of these challenges from the perspective of small(er) departments that function in the complex environment of a large academic health system.

1:15 – 1:25 PM
David A. Quillen, MD

1:25 – 1:45 PM
Demonstrating Relevancy
Jeffrey D. Henderer, MD

1:45 – 2:05 PM
Fulfilling ACGME Requirements
Oscar A. Cruz, MD

2:05 – 2:25 PM
Optimizing Faculty Recruitment
Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD

2:25 – 2:45 PM
Discussion, Audience Q & A

Friday January 25, 2019 1:15pm - 2:45pm
Caribbean II–III


Evolving Organizational Structures: Management Services Organizations (MSOs)
2:45 – 3:55 PM
The role of modern-day Management Services Organizations (MSOs) in ophthalmology will be reviewed in detail. The presentation will cover the various types of MSOs developing in ophthalmology, typical services that are provided, and why it is important to be familiar with MSOs in academic institutions and private practices.
Joseph Carroll, III, MA

3:55 – 4:15 PM
Questions and Answers

Friday January 25, 2019 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Grand F–K


Mentorship and Faculty Development
2:55 – 2:57 PM
Nicholas J. Volpe, MD

2:57 PM – 3:07 PM
Mentorship Versus Faculty Development
Rukhsana Mirza, MD

3:07 – 3:19 PM
Current State: Challenges to Faculty Development and Mentorship
Nicholas J. Volpe, MD

3:19 – 3:30 PM
How I do it: Tools for Faculty Development – All Presenters

3:30 – 3:40 PM
Schoolwide Formal Programs for Faculty Development and Mentorship
Erik van Kuijk, MD, PhD

3:40 – 3:50 PM
Mentors for Program Directors and Chairs: You are Never too Old
Mark J. Mannis, MD

3:50 – 4:00 PM
Research Mentorship: K Award and Beyond
Terri Young, MD. MBA

4:00 – 4:10 PM
Pearls and Pitfalls: My Own Experiences with My Mentors, Mentees, and Developing Faculty
Donald J. D’Amico, MD

4:10 – 4:25 PM

Friday January 25, 2019 2:55pm - 4:25pm
Caribbean II–III
Saturday, January 26


Boot Camp for New Chairs
Saturday January 26, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Grand A–B