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AUPO Annual Meeting

The 2.5-day Annual Meeting program offers discovery through formal lectures; brief, focused paper presentations; roundtable sessions; workshops; posters; panel and large-group discussions, allowing learners varied learning formats and experiences. Our unique programs - Educating the Educators, Boot Camp for New Chairs, and Administrator Boot Camp - offer enhanced learning opportunities. Parallel programs for residency program coordinators and department administrators contribute to the overall educational development for the academic department team.

AUPO Annual Meeting Schedules

Wednesday, January 29 Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Program and Schedule
Preliminary

Wednesday, January 29

6:30 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open
6:30 am – 8:00 am Educating the Educators Registration

8:00 am – 4:15 pm

Educating the Educators Meeting+

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm Boot Camp for New Chairs+

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Administrator Boot Camp+

+ requires separate registration

Thursday, January 30 Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Program and Schedule
Preliminary

Thursday, January 30

6:30 am – 4:30 pm

Registration Open

6:30 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

7:45 am – 8:00 am

Welcome and AUPO Updates

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Professionalism Symposium

9:30 am – 9:55 am

Break

9:55 am – 11:15 am

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love PGY1 Integration Symposium

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Research Directors Quick Exchanges Networking Session

11:10 am - 11:30 am Organization Reports

11:30 am – 11:50 am

Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education

11:50 am – 12:10 pm

Excellence in Medical Student Education Award

12:10 pm – 12:15 pm

AAO Commitment to Advocacy Award Presentation

12:15 pm – 12:45 pm

AUPO Business Meeting (Chairs)

12:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Break - Lunch on Own

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Where we are Going with Milestones 2.0

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm Research for Clinical Departments
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm Matching Success: How Best to Prepare Your Students

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Welcome Reception
Registered attendees and registered guests are invited to attend the Welcome Reception. Enjoy an array of savory hors d’oeuvres and a full selection of beverages.

Friday, January 31 Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Program and Schedule
Preliminary

Friday, January 31

6:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Breakfast with Colleagues Networking Roundtables

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

7:55 am – 8:00 am

Welcome and Announcements

8:00 am – 9:30 am

President’s Symposium: Leadership

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Best of Journal of Academic Ophthalmology (JAO)

9:45 am – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am – 10:35 am

Organization Reports

10:30 am - 12:00 pm How to Assess Students Over a Four-Year Continuum

10:35 am – 11:00 am

RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research
 

11:00 am - 11:30 am

What's Hot in Research

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

RPB/AUPO Resident and Fellow Research Forum

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Break - Lunch on Own

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Research Directors Membership Meeting and Luncheon

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Ophthalmology Residency Review Committee (RRC) Update

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

AUPO Compensation Survey Overview

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Ophthalmology Medical Student Education Paper Session

2:45 pm – 4:15 pm

Medical Student Educator Membership Meeting

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AUPO Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network (LEARN)

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Reception
Registered attendees and registered guests - please join us for light hors d'oeuvres and a full selection of beverages prior to the banquet.

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Banquet
This sit-down, plated dinner event is an enjoyable way to continue conversations with friends before going separate ways on Saturday. The banquet is included for all registered attendees and registered guests.

Saturday, February 1 Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Program and Schedule
Preliminary

 

Saturday, February 1

 

6:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration Open

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Breakfast with Colleagues Networking Roundtables

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

7:50 am – 8:50 am

Artificial Intelligence

8:50 am - 9:50 am Funding the Unfunded Mission

9:50 am – 10:00 am

Break and Transition to Workshops (choose one)

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Strategic Planning

10:00 am - 11:30 am Incorporating Non-Ophthalmologists into Academic Departments of Ophthalmology

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Best Practices for Research Directors

11:30 am

Meeting Adjourns

Educating the Educators

Our model forum, created by residency program directors, focuses on faculty development and engagement, curriculum development, and resident education. Communicating critical content to medical students and residents requires effective teaching and mentoring skills. Symposia, free papers and poster sessions, provide a platform for exchanging and exploring innovative approaches to training and counseling with an emphasis on evidence based practice and results.

Educating the Educators Schedule - Wednesday, January 29, 2020 >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Educating the Educators Program
Preliminary

Wednesday, January 29

6:30 am – 8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:00 am - 7:55 am Book Club

8:00 am – 8:05 am

Welcome and Announcements

8:05 am – 10:00 am

Problem Resident: Best Strategies for Remediation

10:00 am – 10:20 am

Break, Poster Viewing and Exhibits

10:20 am – 11:30 am

Free Paper Session

11:30 am - 11:50 am Organization Updates
  • San Francisco Match
  • OKAP
  • AAO Young Ophthalmologists
  • AAO Committee for Resident Education: Simulation and ONE Network
  • Journal of Academic Ophthalmology
  • AAO Secretariat for State Affairs 

11:50 am – 1:00 pm

Lunch (included) and Poster Viewing

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Milestones 2.0 Workshop - Laura Edgar, PhD

  • Implementation of Milestones 2.0 with Supplemental Guides

2:30 pm – 2:50 pm

Break, Poster Viewing and Exhibits

2:50 pm – 4:10 pm

Don't Reinvent the Wheel Meeting Requirements for a Dedicated Wet/Dry Lab Curriculum

4:10 pm – 4:15 pm

Conclusion and Adjournment

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Reception

Administrator Program

The administrator educational  program provides professional development, networking opportunities, and resource solutions for academic administrators in departments of ophthalmology.  Over two-and-a-half days, administrator attendees explore unique issues on topics encompassing clinical operations, financial management, human resources, compliance/risk management, information technology and more.

Administrator Boot Camp! This complimentary half-day program will provide administrators with advice and perspective on successful strategies for leading departments of ophthalmology. While the course is designed primarily for new administrators within three years of hire, any administrator who is registered for the annual meeting is welcome to participate. Separate registration is required.

Administrator Program Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Administrator Program
Preliminary

Wednesday, January 29

6:45 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

1:00 pm - 4:40 pm Administrator Boot Camp

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Administrator Welcome Reception


Thursday, January 30

6:30 am – 5:15 pm

Registration Open

6:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

7:45 am – 8:00 am

Welcome and Updates – AUPO General Session

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Professionalism

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Break

9:45 am – 10:45 am

My Back Yard

  • University of Vermont Medical Center - Deborah Earle
  • Emory University School of Medicine - Yolanda (Loni) Davidson, MHSA
10:45 am - 11:30 am Resilient Leadership

11:30 am – 11:45 am

Break

11:45 am - 1:00 pm Listserv Live - Working Lunch and Hot Topics
1:00 pm - 1:20 pm Break
1:20 pm - 8:30 pm Administrator Networking Activity - Offsite
   


Friday, January 31

6:30 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Breakfast with Colleagues Networking Roundtables

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

7:55 am - 8:00 am Welcome and Updates

8:00 am – 9:30 am

AUPO President’s Symposium: Leadership

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Break

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Successful Research Programs

10:45 am - 11:30 am Compliance
11:30 am - 12:00 pm

My Back Yard

  • Washington University School of Medicine - Joshua Anderson

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch on Own / Buddy Lunch

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm John Meade Lecture
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm Development/Fundraising
3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Patient Workflow Models Using Lean Methodology

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Reception and Banquet


Saturday, February 1

6:30 am - 12:00 pm Registration Open

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Breakfast with Colleagues Networking Roundtables

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

7:50 am – 8:50 am

Artificial Intelligence

8:50 am – 9:50 am

Funding the Unfunded Mission

9:50 am – 10:00 am

Break and Transition to Workshops

Workshop Times

Joint Workshop Options

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Strategic Planning

10:00 am - 11:30 am Incorporating the Non-Ophthalmologist into Academic Departments of Ophthalmology

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Best Practices for Research Directors

Residency Program Coordinator and Manager Program

Residency Program Managers and Coordinators play an integral role in residency education. Two full days of educational sessions for program coordinators will enhance communication between programs, bring forth novel ideas and improve ophthalmology education. Presentations are designed around contributing to efficient and effective transitions and best practices related to the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP), American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO), SF Match and AUPO Fellowship Compliance Committee (FCC) and systems.

Residency Program Coordinator Program Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Residency Program Coordinator Program
Preliminary

Wednesday, January 29

6:45 am - 5:00 pm Registration Open

6:45 am – 8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast – Educating the Educators*

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Educating the Educators Meeting*

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Educating the Educators Reception*

*optional; requires separate registration

Thursday, January 30

6:30 am - 4:30 pm Registration Open
6:30 am - 8:00 am Continental Breakfast

7:00 am – 7:55 am

New Program Coordinator Welcome with Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:15 am

Welcome and Introductions

8:15 am - 9:00 am Ice Breaker and Team Building Exercise - Meghan Johnson

9:00 am – 9:50 am

SF Match and OKAP Updates - Damien Joseph, Timothy Losch, Katherine Peters, PMP, and Dennis Thomatos

9:55 am – 11:10 am

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love PGY1 Integration - Jake Waxman, MD, PhD, Moderator

11:10 am - 11:30 am Break

11:30 am – 11:50 am

Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education Presentation

11:50 am - 12:10 pm Excellence in Medical Student Education Award Presentation

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Break - Lunch on Own

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Milestones  and Where We're Going with Milestones 2 - Laura Edgar, PhD

2:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Matching Success: How Best to Prepare Your Students - Dan Knoch, MD and Prithvi Sankar, MD, Moderators

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Coordinator Wellness Across the Continuum - A Video Presentation
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Welcome Reception

7:30 pm

Coordinator Social Activity


Friday, January 31

6:30 am - 4:00 pm Registration

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 8:25 am

Reflection on Thursday Sessions

8:30 am – 8:55 am

Clinical Ophthalmology Resource for Education (CORE) - Elaine Peterson

9:00 am - 9:30 am

What has Development Got To Do With It?Helen Howell

9:30 am - 9:40 am Break

9:45 am – 10:40 am

The Residency Crew: Efficiency, Communication, Wellness, and Resilience R. Michael Siatkowski, MD

10:45 am - 11:30 am

Conflict Management and Resolution: training for Our Sanity - Olivia Turner and Daniel B. Moore, MD

11:30 am – 12:50 pm

Break - Lunch on Own

1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Residency Review Committee (RRC) Update

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm - 4:15 pm

ACGME Ophthalmology RRC Updates - A Panel Discussion with Kathleen Quinn-Leering, PhD; Andreas Lauer, MD; and Brett Gudgel, MD

4:15 pm – 4:45 pm

The Coordinator’s Glass Slipper: What's in Your Pocket? - Mary Tanderup, C-TAGME

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm

Closing Announcements and Meeting Recap

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Reception and Banquet

Boot Camp for New Chairs

AUPO’s innovative Boot Camp for New Chairs provides chairs, within approximately three years of hire, with advice and perspective on successful strategies for leading departments of ophthalmology. Structured as a two-year program, topics rotate as follows:

  • Odd Years: Managing Departmental Finances, Building a Culture, Understanding Human Resources and Associated Challenges, and Philanthropy 101
  • Even Years: Recruitment and Retention of Faculty, Mentoring, School and Hospital Relationships, and Work Delegation and Work-Life Balance

Contact the AUPO office for more information about this program.