Fellows Advanced Vitreous Surgery Course (fAVS)

Meeting Highlights

  • Cutting-edge VR surgical techniques
  • Therapeutic pharmacologic treatment strategies
  • Advanced ophthalmic imaging
  • Fellow-specific surgical wet labs
  • Fellow-directed case and surgical videos
  • Job search and contract negotiation advice

Preliminary Program

Friday, April 13
7:00 - 7:50 a.m. Registration/Breakfast
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Exhibits
7:50 - 9:30 a.m. Medical Retina
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Applied Imaging
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Genetic Disorders, Gene and Stem Cell Therapies and Clinical Trials
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Medical Retina Case Panel
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 - 2:45 p.m. Crazy Complicated Retina
2:45 - 3:30 p.m. VR Surgical Rounds Unleashed Panel
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Real World Retina: Job Search, Contract Negotiations
5:00 - 5:40 p.m. The Great Job Search Panel
6:00 p.m.  Dinner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, April 14
7:00 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Wet-Lab Faculty Guided, Hands-on Stations
12:00 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 - 2:45 p.m. The Essentials of Year 2 of Your Surgical Fellowship - Surgical Approaches
2:45 - 4:00 p.m. Life After Fellowship: Career Development, Practice Pearls and Economics
4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Break
4:45 - 6:00 p.m. Classic Duke Retina: Duke VR Rounds, Unleashed: Fellows Surgical Videos
7:00 p.m.  Dinner