2019 Southeastern Ocular Oncology/Pathology Seminar

2019 SEOP presentation


The 9th Annual Emory Eye Center Southeastern Ocular Oncology and Pathology Seminar (SEOP) will be held on Friday, September 27, 2019, in the Calhoun Auditorium and Learning Resources Center of the Emory Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Don't miss this opportunity to meet and share information with other ophthalmologists in an open, intellectually demanding, collaborative environment. Participants are invited to bring case presentations covering a spectrum of diseases including conjunctival and ocular surface tumors, retinoblastoma and pathology related topics.

Dan Gombos, MD This year, we are delighted to announce that the opening Calhoun Lecture will be delivered by Dan Gombos, MD, professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, and section chief, Department of Ophthalmology, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; associate professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Department of Pediatrics Patient Care, Division of Cancer Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine Ophthalmology, Houston, TX; and clinical professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX.



Hans Grossniklaus, MD, MPH Course Director:  Hans E. Grossniklaus, MD, MBA, vice chair, Translational Research; 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



7:30 Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM Opening and introduction of Calhoun lecturer by Hans Grossniklaus, course director:
"The great successes of ocular oncology," Dan S. Gombos, MD
9:00 Case Presentations. Moderator: G. Baker Hubbard III, MD
10:15 Break
10:30 Case Presentations. Moderator: Hans E. Grossniklaus MD, MBA
NOON Lunch
1:00  Case Presentations. Moderator: Jill R. Wells, MD
2:30  Break
3:00  Case Presentations. Moderator: Ted Wojno, MD
5:00 Adjourn



Tuition for physicians and allied health professionals is $250 by September 13, 2019; $350 after September 13. Fee includes conference, coffee breaks, lunch, and CME credit.



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

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

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 at the $250 tuition fee is September 13, 2019.  If you have not previously registered for Emory CME credit courses, you will need to create a profile with an email address and password.




Written cancellations received prior to September 13, 2019 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

Self parking is available; we will provide parking passes.



A hotel room block has not been reserved; however, you will receive the Emory rate of $129 plus tax per night at:

The University Inn at Emory
1767 North Decatur Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Phone: (404) 634-7327, Toll Free: (800) 654-8591

You may also book online at https://www.univinn.com. Please request the "Emory University" rate when making reservations. NOTE: There is a 48-hour hotel room cancellation policy at the University Inn.




Passes for self-parking at the Emory Clinic Building B parking lot (adjacent to the clinic) will be available at the conference check-in desk in the Learning Resources Center.



The conference location is a short walk from the University Inn (see map below).  The Clifton Corridor Transport Management Association (CCTMA) shuttle has a pickup location across the street from the Inn at the Gambrell Hall Law School stop as well as shuttles from from the Law School. Registrants may use the Emory transportation app to track the shuttles around campus:



www.emory.transloc.com  for real-time shuttle tracking


map from Emory Inn to EEC



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

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