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2019 GEM Meeting
The Westin Buckhead Atlanta
3391 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

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Saturday, February 09, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Category: CME Meeting


The GEM Eye Meeting began in 2009 as a way to bring eye care professionals and specialists from around the state and region together to learn, collaborate and develop professionally. It is hosted by the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology (GSO), Emory Eye Center & Emory University School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology, and Medical College of Georgia (MCG) at Augusta University. 

The GEM Eye Meeting offers tracks for ophthalmologists, ophthalmic technicians and practice administrators. 


Hotel Accommodations

To reserve a room at the Westin Buckhead Atlanta, please contact the hotel directly at tel:1-800-253-1397. A discounted rate of $169/night is available for GEM Eye meeting attendees. Discount rates will be available till January 9, 2019. 

Friday, February 8, 2019

Admin Program

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM - Admin Lunch and Learn

Impactful Trends in Eye Care That Affect Your Practice - What Keeps You Up at Night”
Guest Speaker and Moderator:

Philip W. Isham, COE, OCS
Chief Development Officer

11:30-12:00 - Lunch and Mingle
12:00 pm-2:00 pm - Program Begins

Thank You HealtheParadigm for sponsoring this event!

Saturday, February 9, 2019 



7:00-8:00 a.m.   
Registration & Check-In
Continental Breakfast & Exhibitor Visitation

8:00-8:15 a.m.  

8:15-8:45 a.m.   
Five Easy Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Neuro-Ophthalmic Patient
Andrew G. Lee, MD

8:45-9:30 a.m.  
2019 Aaberg Lecture: How to Make a New Surgery
Janet L. Davis, MD

9:30-10:15 a.m.                       
2019 Luxenberg Ethics Lecture: Ethical Introduction (and Proper Farewell) to New Technologies in Ophthalmic Practice: “Pass”-t, Present, and Future
Carla J. Siegfried, MD

10:15-10:45 a.m.                     
Break & Exhibitor Visitation

10:45-11:15 a.m.                     
Presentation: IOL calculations: The Basics and Beyond
Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD

11:15-11:45 a.m.                   
Five pupil problems: When to Watch, When to Worry                                                                       
Andrew G. Lee, MD

11:45-12:15 p.m.                     
Uveitis Update 2019
Janet L. Davis, MD

12:15-12:30 p.m.                     
Awards and Announcements

12:30-1:30 p.m.                       
Lunch and Exhibitor Visitation

12:30-1:30 p.m.
YO (Young Ophthalmologists) Lunch
Finding YOur Perfect PracticeWhat you need to know to find the right practice for you
Larry Geller, VP of Consulting Services, Medical Management Associates, Inc.

1:30-2:00 p.m.                        
Dry Eye Dilemmas
Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD

2:00-2:30 p.m.                        
Open Minds on Narrow Angles: Make the Angle Great Again!                                                    
Carla Siegfried, MD

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.                 
MIGS Panel

Moderator: Jeremy Jones, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Emory University SOM

Carla Siegfried, MD, Washington University
Ninita Brown, MD, PhD, Thomas Eye Group
Reay Brown, MD, Atlanta Ophthalmology Associates
Gagan Sawhney, MD, Geargia Eye Partners                                                                                    

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.                      
Coffee Break and Exhibitor Visitation

3:30-4:00 p.m.                         
Five diplopia pearls that can make a difference       
Andrew G. Lee, MD

4:00-4:30 p.m.                         
Pearls for Presbyopia Correcting IOLs
Sumitra S. Khandelwal, MD

4:30-5:00 p.m.                         
Surgical Pearls for the Yamane Technique
D. Brian Kim, MD

Saturday, February 9, 2019

Tech Program

7:00-8:00 am - Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00-9:45 am - Educational Program

9:45-10:00 am  - Break and Exhibitor Visitation

10:00 am -12:00 pm  - Educational Program

12:00-1:00 pm  - Lunch & Exhibit Visitation

1:00-2:30 pm  - Educational Program

2:30-2:45 pm  - Break and Exhibitor Visitation

2:45-3:30 pm  - Educational Program 

4:00 pm  - Adjourn


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