Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society September 10, 2020 Monthly Meeting Lecture Series

September 10, 2020

Constant changes and new advancements in technique, skills and training in diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases, but the advancements are not always translated into the care provided patients. The lecture series enables physicians to maintain or improve knowledge and the competence needed to provide the best possible eye care for their patients.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the needs of Ophthalmologists (including Residents and Fellows), who are engaged in the diagnosis and treatment of eye disease.

Learning Objectives

1.  Review diagnosis and treatment of common and rare ophthalmologic diseases.

2. Summarize new treatment paradigms, diagnostic approaches, and surgical techniques into current clinical practice.

3. Review, modify and hone surgical skills and approaches to specific eye problems and clinical situations.

4. Identify (appropriately) subsets of patients who may benefit from new treatment paradigms, diagnostic testing, or surgical intervention

5. Reference strategies to identify and address their own individual professional practice gaps


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
09/10/2020 - 4:30pm EDT
Event ends: 
09/10/2020 - 8:15pm EDT

Course Director

David Buerger, MD, FACS



Joint Providership statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through joint providership of Allegheny General Hospital and Pittsburgh Ophthalmology Society.   Allegheny General Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Allegheny General Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.   Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 2.75 Attendance


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