WAEPS - Monthly Scientific Meetings

Presented jointly with the Univ. of Washington Department of Ophthalmology

Join your colleagues for a monthly learning session presented by top experts in a variety of ophthalmology sub-specialties. Program is held at the training auditorium at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. In addition, the series is available to members throughout the state via webinar. Be sure to register online on this page of the WAEPS website and you will automatically receive an email with login instructions. Or contact the WAEPS office: waeps@waeps.org


Check in and light refreshments: 6:00 p.m.
Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

WAEPS members may self-register online for each month’s program using the link on this page.  Your automatic confirmation email will contain the webinar login information for that month’s session.  If you need assistance with registration or do not receive your confirmation, please contact the WAEPS office no later than 3 p.m. on the day of the session you plan to participate in. Contact [email protected] or call 206-956-3650.

Credit for the series is an exclusive WAEPS member benefit and free of charge. Members in good standing of neighboring states' ophthalmology societies may also be eligible.  Check with the WAEPS office for details.

Note that to earn CME credit you must track your attendance and submit a credit claim form at the end of the series and you must sign in to each session you attend. More details will be made available when you register. Click here to download the form for the 2018-19 series. 

If you participated in a previous year's series and have a question about your CME credit, please contact Kimberly Conn, WAEPS Executive Director: [email protected] or phone: 206-956-3652.

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2018-19 Monthly Scientific Meeting Series: 

Future programs:

 *Note* The May Monthly Meeting has been moved to June 19

June 19, 2019
Sunir Garg, MD, FACS

The R&T Building at Harborview is closed for a contamination issue. The Monthly Meeting has been moved to the 7th Floor Conference Room in the 9th and Jefferson Building (908 Jefferson St.) 

Professor of Ophthalmology; Co-director Retina Research Unit
The Retina Service of Wills Eye Hospital
Editor in Chief, Retina Times, Thomas Jefferson University

Disclosures: Dr. Garg has disclosed the following relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests: consulting/speaking fees – Bausch & Lomb, Deciphera, Santen and grant/research support – Aerpio, Allergan, Eyegate. His presentation will be evidence based and free of bias.

Lecture 1: What Intravitreal Injections Have Taught Us About Endophthalmitis

Objectives – after participating in this activity, the attendees should be able to:

  • Identify risk factors for the development of endophthalmitis
  • Apply best practice strategies to prevent development of endophthalmitis in patients

Lecture 2: Management of Retained Lens Material

Objectives – after participating in this activity, the attendees should be able to:

  • Describe predisposing risk factors for the development of retained lens material
  • Apply the most current intrasegment strategies and vitreoretinal techniques to manage retained lens material.
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Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  (Each session is 2.0 credits)

Planning Committee Disclosures:
Committee member Dr. Aaron Lee, MD, PhD, has no relevant commercial interests to disclose.
Committee member Dr. Russell Van Gelder has no relevant commercial interests to disclose.

To view an archive of past Monthly WAEPS Scientific Meetings, please click here.  Please note, you must be logged in to access the archive page.