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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.

Mobile Schedule

AUPO Annual Meeting Schedules

Wednesday, January 29 Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Program and Schedule

Wednesday, January 29

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

8:00 am – 5:05 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+

5:15 pm - 6:15 pm Boot Camp for New Chairs Reception+

+ requires separate registration

Thursday, January 30 Schedule >>

AUPO Annual Meeting 2020
Program and Schedule

Thursday, January 30

6:30 am – 4:00 pm

Registration Open

6:30 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast

6:45 am - 7:40 am New Medical Student Educator Member Welcome and Breakfast

7:45 am – 8:00 am

Welcome and AUPO Updates

8:00 am – 9:30 am

Professionalism 2.0

  • Introduction - Alice Lorch, MD, MPH
  • How to Avoid Unconscious Bias in the Residency Application Process - Susan Forster, MD
  • Resident Cataract Surgery on your Patients - Thomas Oetting, MD
  • Facilitating Career Transitions - Terri Young, MD
  • Ethical Conduct in Research: Do This, Not That! - Steven Fliesler, PhD
  • Panel Discussion - Joan Miller, MD and Alice Lorch, MD, MPH, Moderators

9:30 am – 9:55 am

Break

9:55 am – 11:10 am

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love PGY-1 Integration

Introduction – Evan 'Jake' Waxman, MD, PhD

This interactive session will be conducted using a question/answer format with no slides. A panel of program directors, coordinators and department administrators will share their experiences and offer their advice regarding PGY-1 integration. The session will focus on program experiences and useful how-tos.

Pre-prepared questions solicited in advance will be used to kick things off with the moderator asking the panel to chime in with their experiences. Spontaneous questions from the audience will be invited.

Panelists: David Goldman, MD; Jeremy Jones, MD; Robert La Follette, MBA, CMPE; Jennifer Lindsey, MD; Saras Ramanathan, MD; and Olivia Turner

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Research Directors Quick Exchanges Networking Session

This fast-paced ice-breaker event is a get-acquainted opportunity for Directors of Research to kick-start the meeting. Congregating in pairs, participants will have a limited time to introduce themselves, describe institutional set up (size, organizational structure, etc.), discuss topics of interest. Just as the conversation is getting started it will be time to greet your next colleague!

11:10 am - 11:30 am Organization Reports
  • American Board of Ophthalmology - George B. Bartley, MD
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology - David W. Parke, II, MD

11:30 am – 11:50 am

Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education

  • Introduction - Steven E. Feldon, MD, MBA
  • Board Certification in the Era of Data Analytics - Susan M. Culican, MD, PhD

11:50 am – 12:10 pm

Excellence in Medical Student Education Award

  • Introduction - Steven E. Feldon, MD, MBA
  • Teaching and Learning - JoAnn Giaconi, MD

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

New and Improved Milestones 2.0 - Laura Edgar, EdD, CAE

  • Milestones Framework
  • Why Milestones 2.0?
  • New Milestones
  • The Supplemental Guide and How it Will Help Your CCC
  • Audience Question and Answer
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Encouraging, Incorporating and Managing Clinical Research

Introduction - Patricia D'Amore, PhD
Three physician scientists will discuss their experiences with clinical research at their home institutions. Emphasis will be on how faculty and clinical trainees are motivated to participate, the role clinical research plays and how clinical research is coordinated and paid for.

Presenters: John Danias, MD, PhD; Vittorio Porciatti, PhD; Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD

2:20 pm - 3:35 pm Matching Success: How Best to Prepare Your Students
Brief cases will be presented, followed by an audience poll showing real-time results. Each case will include a panel discussion with 2 Program Directors and 2 Medical Student Education Directors. Cases will include interesting yet common dilemmas faced by medical students, Medical Student Education Directors, and Program Directors.

Panelists: Brian McMillan, MD and Lorri Wilson, MD - Directors of Medical Student Education and Grace Sun, MD and Misha Syed, MD - Program Directors

6:00 pm – 7:00 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

Friday, January 31

6:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Breakfast with Colleagues Networking Roundtables

  1. Tailoring Research for Medical Students Interested in Ophthalmology - Manuela Bartoli, PhD
  2. Getting Data Out of Epic for Research and Quality - Michael V. Boland, MD, PhD
  3. Big Data and Analytics for Research and Clinical Operations - Michael Chiang, MD
  4. Faculty Compensation Models - Kimberly W. Crowder, MD
  5. Delivering Feedback to Residents and Faculty - Douglas Fredrick, MD
  6. How to Incentivize Faculty to Teach Medical Students - Anju Goyal, MD and Sonal Tuli, MD
  7. Engaging URM Students in Ophthalmology - Lisa Kelly, MD, MEd
  8. Grantsmanship - J. Mark Petrash, PhD
  9. Corrective Action Plans for Struggling Residents - R. Michael Siatkowski, MD
  10. PGY-1 Integration and What You Need to Know About SF Match - Dennis Thomatos and Tim R. Losch, CMP
  11. Seven Things I Wish I Knew Before I Became Chair - Nicholas J. Volpe, MD
  12. Professional Development - Mentorship - Laura Wayman, MD
  13. Utilizing Scribes in Clinical Practice - Brenda Houtenbrink
  14. How to Find the Right Administrator - Sean Poppoff
  15. Enhancing Professional Development for Faculty and Trainees - Anita Gupta, MD

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

7:55 am – 8:00 am

Welcome and Announcements - Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD

8:00 am – 9:30 am

President’s Symposium: Academic Leadership

  • Introduction – Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
  • Lessons Learned from a Career of Leadership in Ophthalmology - David W. Parke, II, MD
  • Leadership Styles and Traits - Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD
  • Building an Organization Culture - Julia A. Haller, MD
  • Identifying and Managing Talent - Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD
  • People Management - Edward G. Buckley, MD
  • Your Balance Sheet is More than Finances - Randall J Olson, MD
  • The Difference Between Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning - Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
  • Audience Question and Answer

9:30 am – 9:45 am

The Best of the Journal of Academic Ophthalmology (JAO)

  • "Surgical Aptitude Testing among Ophthalmology Residency Applicants:Current Utilization and Residency Program Directors' Perspectives - Michael Wilkinson, MD
  • "Association between Industry Payments and Scholarly Impact among Academic Ophthalmologists" - Jessica Chow, MD
  • "Needs Assessment of Emergency Department Residents in Examining and Managing Patients with Ophthalmologic Complaints" - Kaidi Wang, MD

9:45 am – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 am – 10:35 am

Organization Reports

  • National Eye Institute - Santa Tumminia, PhD
  • Research to Prevent Blindness - Brian F. Hofland, PhD
10:30 am - 12:00 pm How to Assess Students Over a Four-Year Continuum

Pre-Clinical Years
  • Workshop with Checklist, Didactics on High Yield Topics – Emily Graubart, MD
  • Standardized Patients +/- Step 1 Study Knowledge - Ilyse Haberman, MD
Clinical Years
  • Direct Observation - Lori Stec, MD
  • Feedback - Ankoor Shah, MD
  • Knowledge Assessment - Pavlina Kemp, MD
  • Assessing Students Applying to Ophthalmology - Laura Green, MD
Questions and Discussion

10:35 am – 11:00 am

RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research

  • Introduction and Presentation of Award - Brian F. Hofland, PhD and Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
  • Telling the Untold Stories of Geographic Atrophy Via Histologically Validated Clinical Imaging - Christine Curcio, PhD
11:00 am - 11:30 am

What's Hot in Research

  • Patient-derived iPSC as Disease Models - Deborah Ferrington, PhD
  • Retinal Organoids in Vision Research - J. Mark Petrash, PhD

11:30 am – 12:15 pm

RPB/AUPO Resident and Fellow Research Forum

  • Introduction - Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
  • Vitreous Microparticles in Diabetic Eye Disease Signal Hyalocyte Apoptosis Suggesting a Diabetic Vitreopathy - Harris Sultan, MD, MS
  • Visible-light Optical Coherence Tomography for Retinal Oximetry: From Rodents to Humans - Brian T. Soetikno, PhD
  • Role of Mechanotransduction in Age-Related Macular Degeneration - Siddharth Narendran, MD
  • Dissecting Uveal Melanoma One Cell at a Time - Mathieu F. Bakhoum, MD, PhD
  • Conclusions - Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Break - Lunch on Own

12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Research Directors Membership Meeting and Luncheon

1:00 pm – 2:25 pm Ophthalmology Medical Student Education Paper Session
  • Introduction - Anju Goyal, MD
  • Pre-Clinical Students’ Perceptions of Resident-Led Workshop in Ophthalmology - Priya Sorab, BS
  • A Novel Ophthalmology Clinical Skills Session for First-Year Medical Students - Samantha Paul, MSIV
  • Flipped Ophthalmology Classroom: A better way to teach medical students - Ryan Diel, MD
  • Resources, Reliability, and Factors Important to Ophthalmology Applicants - Ryan Freedman, BS
  • Direct Ophthalmoscopy: Randomized Comparison of Simulator-based Versus Traditional Training of First-year Medical Students - Grant Howell, BS
  • Comparison Between Medical Student Educators and Program Directors in 2010 and 2019 - Prithvi Sankar, MD
  • Development and Pilot of a Web-Based Diabetic Retinopathy Education Module for Medical Trainees - Emily Cole, MD, MPH
  • Impact of Near-Peer Education in a Student-Run Free Ophthalmology Clinic on Student Teaching Skills - Nitin Chopra, MD
  • Outpatient Ophthalmology Clinic during Neurology Clerkship Impacts Medical Student Ophthalmic Examinations Skills - Russell Day, BS
  • Discussion

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Ophthalmology Residency Review Committee (RRC) Update

  • Introduction and Ophthalmology Review Committee (RC) Program Review Process - Andreas Lauer, MD
  • New Questions in ADS and how the RC Views Responses - Andreas Lauer, MD
  • Other ACGME News You Need to Know - Sophia Chung, MD
  • Common Citations and Areas for Improvement - Sophia Chung, MD
  • Complement Increases and Common Program Requirements - Natalie Kerr, MD
  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Program Revisions - Brett Gudgel, MD
  • Milestones 2.0 - Tara Uhler, MD
  • PGY-1 Transition - Update Case Log Data During PGY-1 - Laura Green, MD and Shahzad Mian, MD
  • Panel Discussion and Question and Answer

Panelists: Sophia Chung, MD; Laura Green, MD; Brett Gudgel, MD; Natalie Kerr, MD; Andreas Lauer, MD; Shahzad Mian, MD; David Quillen, MD; Kathleen Quinn-Leering, PhD; Tara Uhler, MD

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm

Faculty/Administrator Compensation and Benchmarks for Academic Practice: 2019 Survey Results and Analysis

  • Introduction - Steven Feldon, MD, MBA
  • New for 2019 - Paul  Sternberg, Jr., MD
  • Interpreting the Survey:  Helpful Hints - David Quillen, MD
  • Trends in Faculty Compensation:  Longitudinal Analysis - James Tsai, MD
  • Benchmarks:  What They are and How to Use Them - Robert La Follette, MBA, CMPE
  • Question and Answer

2:25 pm – 3:00 pm

Medical Student Educator Membership Meeting

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm AUPO Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network (LEARN)
  • Pediatric Education Research Network - Alan Schwartz, PhD
  • Chair’s Perspective - Nicholas J. Volpe, MD
  • PD Role and Experience in Putting Together a Multi-institution Longitudinal Education Study - Susan M. Culican, MD, PhD
  • Involvement of Researchers - Philip Ruzycki, PhD
  • Question and Answer Session

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

 

Saturday, February 1

 

6:30 am – 11:30 am

Registration Open

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Breakfast with Colleagues Networking Roundtables

  1. Compensation and Pay for Performance - Rick  Fraunfelder, MD
  2. Advancing Ophthalmology During Curriculum Reform - JoAnn Giaconi, MD
  3. Building a Translational Research Program in Ophthalmology - Naresh Mandava, MD
  4. Advising Medical Students on the Match - Rebecca Metzinger, MD
  5. Role of Research Directors in Philanthropy - J. Mark Petrash, PhD
  6. Dealing with the Ever Changing Medical Student - Prithvi S. Sankar, MD
  7. Academic Global Ophthalmology - Grace Sun, MD and Jeff Pettey, MD
  8. Helpful Information about SF Match: Today and Tomorrow - Dennis Thomatos and Tim R. Losch, CMP
  9. Managing Resident Leave - Tara Uhler, MD
  10. State of Cybersecurity in Healthcare - Robert La Follette, MBA, CMPE
  11. Ophthalmic Education in the Veterans Affairs Hospital System - Jennifer Lindsey, MD
  12. Work/Life Balance and Management - Casie Stevens

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

7:50 am – 8:50 am

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Ophthalmology

  • Introduction - Naresh Mandava, MD
  • What is AI, and How is it Changing Medicine? - Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, MD
  • AI and Clinical Diagnosis - Michael Chiang, MD
  • AI and Ethics - Ryan Jenkins, PhD
  • Discussion
8:50 am - 9:50 am Funding the Unfunded Academic Mission
  • Introduction and AMC, Department of Ophthalmology Business Model: Current and Future State - Nicholas Volpe, MD
  • Philanthropy: Projects, Discretionary and Endowments - Randall J Olson, MD
  • Grants: Foundations, Non NEI and Clinical Research Revenue - Timothy Stout, MD, PhD
  • Other Revenues: IP/Company Revenue, Clinical Margin and Optical - Naresh Mandava, MD
  • Ophthalmology Relevance: Competing for Pooled Resources at your Institution - Daniel Martin, MD
  • Question and Answer Session

9:50 am – 10:00 am

Break and Transition to Workshops (choose one)

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Strategic Planning Workshop

Introduction - Steven Feldon, MD, MBA

Brief Review of Principles of Strategic Planning

  • Planning - Stephen McLeod, MD
  • Facilitating - Timothy Stout, MD, PhD
  • The Session - Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
  • Wrap-up - James Tsai, MD
  • Implementation - Steven Feldon, MD, MBA
  • Floor Presentations - Panel
10:00 am - 11:30 am ODs, PAs and NPs and Your Department
  • Introduction and the Utah Experience - Randall J Olson, MD
    • Question and Answer
  • The Oklahoma Experience - Gregory Skuta, MD
    • Question and Answer
  • The Oregon Experience - Andreas K. Lauer, MD
    • Question and Answer
  • Panel and Audience Discussion

10:00 am – 11:30 am

Best Practices for Research Directors

Building Effective Teams

  • Administrative Teams - Debra Rogers 
  • Research Teams - Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD
  • Leadership Teams - Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, PhD

Discussion

Developing a Model for Overseeing and Mentoring Research Fellows

  • Patricia D’Amore, PhD
  • William Brunken, PhD

Discussion

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

Wednesday, January 29

6:45 am – 8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:00 am - 7:55 am Book Club
Make it Stick: The Science of Successful Learning by Peter C. Brown, Henry L. Roediger, III, and Mark A. McDaniel

8:00 am – 8:05 am

Welcome and Announcements - Evan 'Jake' Waxman, MD, PhD

8:05 am – 10:00 am

Problem Resident: Best Strategies for Remediation - Susan M. Culican, MD, PhD,  Moderator

  • Think, Pair, Share – Susan M. Culican, MD, PhD
  • Medical Knowledge – Mitchell D. Drucker, MD
  • Professionalism – Robert Swan, MD
  • Surgical Skills – Andrew T. Thliveris, MD
  • Extending Training - Fasika Woreta, MD
  • Setting Expectations, Documentation and Beneficial Communication – Misha Syed, MD
  • Open Mic with Panel Discussion

10:00 am – 10:20 am

Break, Poster Viewing and Exhibits

10:20 am – 11:25 am

Free Paper Session - Stacy Pineles, MD, Moderator

  • Responding to Patient-Initiated Verbal Sexual Harassment: Outcomes of a Pilot Training for Ophthalmologists - Lauren Hock, MD
  • Non-accidental Trauma (NAT) in Pediatric Patients: Screening Criteria for Resident-Performed Ophthalmologic Examination - Samantha Ip, BSE
  • Live Remote Surgical Mentorship: The Future of Surgical Training? - Laura L. Wayman, MD
  • Fellowship Match Outcomes in the U.S. from 2010-2017: Analysis of San Francisco (SF) Match - Sidra Zafar, MBBS
  • Crowdsourcing to Assess Resident Surgical Skill Proficiency in Cataract Surgery - Grace Paley, MD, PhD
  • Audience Question and Answer
11:25 am - 12:00 pm Organization Updates - Jeffrey Pettey, MD, Moderator
  • San Francisco Match - Dennis Thomatos
  • Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) - Kathryn Peters, PMP
  • AAO Committee for Resident Education: Simulation and ONE Network - Laura K. Green, MD
  • AAO Young Ophthalmologists - Janice C. Law, MD
  • AAO Secretariat for State Affairs - Kurt F. Heitman, MD
  • Association of Veteran Affairs Ophthalmologists (AVAO) - Andrew Thliveris, MD
  • Journal of Academic Ophthalmology - Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lunch (included) and Poster Viewing
New Program Director Lunch

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Invited Guest Lecture: 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 – 3:55 pm

Ways to Meet Program Requirements for Wet Lab Curricula - Jules A. Winokur, MD, Moderator

  • Introduction of New Program Requirements – Jules A. Winokur, MD
  • Structured and Longitudinal: A Look at the Iowa Surgical Simulation Curriculum – Jaclyn M. Haugsdal, MD
  • Implementation and Results of a Longitudinal Wet Laboratory Curriculum for PGY-2 Residents – Jeffrey Goshe, MD
  • Graduated Autonomy: Wet Lab and EyeSi Stepwise Progression to OR Readiness – Jennifer L. Lindsey, MD
  • Keeping All Learners Engaged:  A Three-year Cataract Surgery Curriculum – Parisa Taravati, MD
  • Wet Lab Video Assessment, Giving Feedback Near or Far… from the Comfort of Home – Jeremy K. Jones, MD
  • Audience Question and Answer
3:55 pm - 5:00 pm Don't Reinvent the Wheel - Jeff H. Pettey, MD, Moderator
  • Introduction - Jeff H. Pettey, MD
  • Empathy in Ophthalmology: A Comprehensive Wellness Program at Columbia University – Royce Chen, MD
  • Eyes for Ears-A Medical Education Podcast Feasibility Study – Benjamin Young, MD, MS
  • Eyelectures.com - A Cloud-based Lecture Portal Designed for Collaborative Medical Education - Anurag Shrivastava, MD
  • EyeGuru: Accelerating Pattern Recognition Development for Ophthalmic Images – Shawn Lin, MD, MS, MBA
  • PDHelper: Leveraging ACGME Surgical Log Data for Residency Program Improvement – Evan ‘Jake’ Waxman, MD, PhD
  • Open Mic with Panel Discussion

5:00 pm – 5:05 pm

Conclusion and Adjournment

5:30 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

Wednesday, January 29

6:45 am – 5:00 pm

Registration Open

1:00 pm – 4:40 pm

1:00 pm – 1:10 pm


1:10 pm – 1:25 pm
1:25 pm – 1:50 pm
1:50 pm – 2:05 pm
2:05 pm – 2:25 pm
2:25 pm – 2:35 pm

2:35 pm – 2:50 pm


2:50 pm – 3:10 pm
3:10 pm – 3:35 pm
3:35 pm – 3:45 pm


3:45 pm – 4:05 pm
4:05 pm – 4:25 pm
4:25 pm – 4:45 pm
4:45 pm – 4:55 pm

4:55 pm – 5:00 pm

Administrator Boot Camp

Welcome and Introduction - Jenny Hinebaugh, MHA

Administrator Toolkit
Introduction to AUPO Resources - Lisa Brown
How to Use AUPO Resources - Robert La Follette, MBA, CMPE
Building Relationships with Your Chair and Faculty - Randall J Olson, MD
The Value of Benchmarking - Cameron Blount, MA
Panel Question & Answer

Break

Research
Research in a Department - Overview - Luke Delong, MS, MBA
Clinical Trials - Michelle Chizek, MBA
Panel Question & Answer

Academic and Clinical Practice
Education: The Primary Mission - Joe Bilson, BS
Revenue Cycle Overview - Brenda Houtenbrink
Clinical Compensation Models - Margaret Jones, MBA
Panel Question & Answer

Wrap Up - Craig Kishaba, MBA, CMPE and Brent Price, CPA, MBA

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Administrator Welcome Reception


Thursday, January 30

6:30 am – 4:00 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

8:00 am – 8:05 am
8:05 am – 8:20 am

8:20 am – 8:35 am
8:35 am – 8:50 am
8:50 am – 9:05 am
9:05 am – 9:30 am

Professionalism 2.0 – Moderators: Alice Lorch, MD and Joan MIller, MD

Introduction – Alice Lorch, MD
How to Avoid Unconscious Bias in the Residency Application Process – Susan Forster, MD
Resident Cataract Surgery on your Patients – Thomas Oetting, MD
Facilitating Career Transitions – Terri Young, MD
Ethical Conduct in Research: Do This, Not That! – Steven Fliesler, PhD
Panel Discussion – Joan Miller, MD and Alice Lorch, MD, MPH, Moderators

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Break

9:45 am – 10:45 am

9:45 am – 10:15 am
10:15 am – 10:45 am

My Back Yard

  • Yolanda (Loni) Davidson, MHSA
  • Josh Anderson
10:45 am – 11:15 am Successful Research Programs Michelle Chizek, MBA and Curtis Brandt, PhD

11:15 am – 11:30 am

Break

11:30 am – 1:00 pm Listserv Live - Working Lunch and Hot Topics – Moderators: Tim Cibula, MPH:HA and Margaret Jones, MBA
1:00 pm – 1:30 pm Break
1:30 pm Administrator Offsite Networking Activity - Bus Departs
   


Friday, January 31

6:30 am – 4:45 pm Registration Open

6:45 am – 7:45 am

Breakfast with Colleagues Networking Roundtables

7:15 am – 8:15 am

Continental Breakfast

8:00 am – 9:30 am

8:00 am – 8:03 am

8:03 am – 8:23 am
8:23 am – 8:33 am
8:33 am – 8:43 am
8:43 am – 8:53 am
8:53 am – 9:03 am
9:03 am – 9:13 am
9:13 am – 9:23 am

9:23 am – 9:30 am

AUPO President’s Symposium: Academic Leadership

Introduction – Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
Lessons Learned from a Career of Leadership in Ophthalmology – David W. Parke, II, MD
Leadership Styles and Traits – Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD
Building an Organization Culture – Julia A. Haller, MD
Identifying and Managing Talent – Jeffrey L. Goldberg, MD, PhD
People Management – Edward G. Buckley, MD
Your Balance Sheet is More than Finances – Randall J. Olson, MD
The Difference Between Strategic Thinking and Strategic Planning – Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
Audience Question and Answer

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Break

9:45 am – 11:15 am

John Meade Lecture: Leadership and PowerPamela Smith, PhD

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Compliance – Protecting Patient InformationBrent Price, CPA, MBA

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm My Back Yard Deb Earle
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Lunch on Own / Buddy Lunch

1:30 pm – 2:45 pm
 

1:30 pm – 1:35 pm
1:35 pm – 1:40 pm
1:40 pm – 1:55 pm
1:55 pm – 2:05 pm
2:05 pm – 2:15 pm
2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Faculty/Administrator Compensation and Benchmarks for Academic Practice: 2019 Survey Results and Analysis – Moderator: Steven E. Feldon, MD, MBA

Introduction – Steven Feldon, MD, MBA
New for 2019 – Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
Interpreting the Survey: Helpful Hints – David Quillen, MD
Trends in Faculty Compensation: Longitudinal Analysis – James Tsai, MD
Benchmarks: What They are and How to use Them – Robert La Follette, MBA, CMPE
Questions and Answers

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Development and Fundraising Cameron Blount, MA; Garyl Geist, MAcc; Mark Mannis, MD; and Gregory Skuta, MD
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Patient Workflow Models Using Lean MethodologyAdrienne Lloyd, MHA, FACHE
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Reception

7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Banquet


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
 

7:50 am – 7:55 am
7:55 am – 8:10 am
8:10 am – 8:25 am
8:25 am – 8:40 am
8:40 am – 8:50 am

Artificial Intelligence in Ophthalmology – Moderators: Michael Chiang, MD and Naresh Mandava, MD

Introduction – Naresh Mandava, MD
What is AI, and How is it Changing Medicine? – Jayashree Kalpathy-Cramer, MD
AI and Clinical Diagnosis – Michael Chiang, MD
AI and Ethics – Ryan Jenkins, PhD
Discussion

8:50 am – 9:50 am

8:50 am – 9:00 am

9:00 am – 9:10 am
9:10 am - 9:20 am

9:20 am – 9:30 am

9:30 am – 9:40 am

9:40 am – 9:50 am

Funding the Unfunded Academic Mission – Moderator: Nicholas J. Volpe, MD

Introduction and AMC, Department of Ophthalmology Business Model: Current and Future State – Nicholas Volpe, MD
Philanthropy: Projects, Discretionary and Endowments – Randall J Olson, MD
Grants: Foundations, Non NEI and Clinical Research Revenue – Timothy Stout, MD, PhD
Other Revenues: IP/Company Revenue, Clinical Margin and Optical – Naresh Mandava, MD
Ophthalmology Relevance: Competing for Pooled Resources at your Institution –
Daniel Martin, MD
Question and Answer Session

9:50 am – 10:00 am

Break and Transition to Workshops

Workshop Times

Joint Workshop Options

10:00 am – 11:30 am

10:00 am – 10:05 am
10:05 am – 10:10 am
10:10 am – 10:15 am
10:15 am – 10:20 am
10:20 am – 10:25 am
10:25 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Strategic Planning – Moderator: Steven E. Feldon, MD, MBA

Introduction – Steven Feldon, MD, MBA
Planning – Stephen McLeod, MD
Facilitating – Timothy Stout, MD, PhD
The Session – Paul Sternberg, Jr., MD
Wrap-up – James Tsai, MD
Implementation – Steven Feldon, MD, MBA
Floor Presentations – Panel

10:00 am – 11:30 am

 

10:00 am – 10:20 am
10:20 am – 10:25 am
10:25 am – 10:40 am
10:40 am – 10:45 am
10:45 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:05 am
11:05 am – 11:30 am

Optometrists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners and Your Department Workshop – Moderators: Susan Forster, MD; Anju Goyal, MD; and Jamie B. Rosenberg, MD

Introduction and the Utah Experience – Randall J Olson, MD
Question and Answer
The Oklahoma Experience – Gregory Skuta, MD
Question and Answer
The Oregon Experience – Andreas K. Lauer, MD
Question and Answer
Panel and Audience Discussion

10:00 am – 11:30 am


10:00 am – 10:10 am
10:10 am – 10:20 am
10:20 am – 10:30 am
10:30 am – 10:45 am


10:45 am – 11:00 am
11:00 am – 11:15 am
11:15 am – 11:30 am

Best Practices for Research Directors – Moderator: Patricia D'Amore, PhD

Building Effective Teams
Administrative Teams – Debra Rogers
Research Teams – Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD
Leadership Teams – Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, PhD
Discussion

Developing a Model for Overseeing and Mentoring Research Fellows
Patricia D’Amore, PhD
William Brunken, PhD
Discussion

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

Wednesday, January 29

6:45 am - 5:30 pm Registration Open

6:45 am – 8:00 am

Continental Breakfast – Educating the Educators*

8:00 am – 5:05 pm

Educating the Educators Meeting*

5:15 pm – 6:15 pm

Educating the Educators Reception*

*optional; requires separate registration

Thursday, January 30

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

7:00 am – 7:55 am

New Program Coordinator Welcome with Breakfast (by invitation)

8:00 am – 8:15 am

Welcome and Introductions – Wendy Cohen, C-TAGME; Susan Minnieweather; and Terri Trotter

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, CMP; Dennis Thomatos; and Katherine Peters, PMP

9:55 am – 11:10 am

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

  • Introduction – Evan 'Jake' Waxman, MD, PhD
  • Panelists: David Goldman, MD; Jeremy Jones, MD; Robert La Follette, MBA, CMPE; Jennifer Lindsey, MD; Saras Ramanathan, MD; and Olivia Turner
11:10 am - 11:30 am Break

11:30 am – 11:50 am

Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education Presentation

  • Introduction – Steven E. Feldon, MD, MBA
  • Board Certification in the Era of Data Analytics – Susan M. Culican, MD, PhD
11:50 am - 12:10 pm

Excellence in Medical Student Education Award Presentation

  • Introduction – Steven E. Feldon, MD, MBA
  • Teaching and Learning – JoAnn Giaconi, MD

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Break - Lunch on Own

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

New and Improved Milestones 2.0Laura Edgar, PhD, EdD, CAE – Moderator: Susan M. Culican, MD, PhD

2:20 pm – 3:35 pm

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

3:35 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 - 4:45 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

Ophthalmology Review Committee (RC) Update

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Break

3:00 pm – 4:15 pm

ACGME Ophthalmology RC Updates: A Panel Discussion – 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.