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Save the date for our 2024 Alumni Reunion CE weekend. This program will take place in-person on the UC Berkeley campus. All are welcome.

Our Alumni Reunion CE program will offer 7 hours of CE on Saturday and 6 hours of CE on Sunday at the Sheldon M. Golden Conference for up to 13 COPE-accredited CE hours (pending).

Save the Date

September 28–29, 2024
UC Berkeley campus
Up to 13 COPE-Accredited CE Hours (pending)

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2024 Alumni Reunion CE Program

Please see below for our schedule of speakers and topics for the 2024 Alumni Reunion CE Program & Sheldon M. Golden Conference (subject to change).

Reunion CE – Saturday

Our Alumni Reunion CE program will offer 7 hours of CE lectures on Saturday, including our 2-hour Alumni Grand Rounds session. These lectures will be COPE-accredited (pending).

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Saturday, September 28, 2024

Infection or Inflammation? You Decide!

Sarah Lopez, OD, FAAO

Francis I. Proctor Foundation for Research in Ophthalmology
University of California San Francisco

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Dry Eye Pearls for the Private Practitioner

Lisa Hornick, OD, MBA, FAAO

Stanford Ranch Optometry & Sacramento Valley Optometric Association

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Thomas H. Peters Memorial Lecture

The Resurgence of Psychedelics Research: Relevance for Optometry and Vision Science

Michael Silver, PhD

Professor of Vision Science, Optometry, and Neuroscience
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Alumni Grand Rounds

Emily Gorski, OD

Harry Green, OD, PhD

Jennifer Fisher, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

Maryam Nassiri, OD

Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science

This two-hour grand rounds session will feature UC Berkeley School of Optometry alumni.

Saturday, September 28, 2024

ZEDS: Herpetic Eye Disease Clinical Trial

Penny Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO

Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair for Ophthalmology and Director of the Hamilton Eye Institute
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Saturday, September 28, 2024

Red Eye and Ocular Trauma Review and Cases

Kerri Yoshiyama, OD, FAAO

Assistant Clinic Director & Assistant Clinical Professor
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science

Sheldon M. Golden Conference: Dry Eye

COPE Activity #126686:
Our Sunday program will offer 6 hours of CE and feature panel discussions and Q&A with experts from the fields of dry eye.
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Sunday, September 29, 2024 (Session One)

The Eyes Have It: Multidisciplinary Management of Sjögren’s Disease

Nancy Carteron, MD

Sjögren’s Clinic at Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Nancy McNamara, OD, PhD

Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, & Clinic Chief
Sjögren’s Clinic at Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Ava Wu, DDS

Clinical Professor
Sjögren’s Clinic at Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Lecture Title TBA: Neuropathic Dry Eye Research

Nancy McNamara, OD, PhD

Professor, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, & Clinic Chief
Sjögren’s Clinic at Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

An Update on Dry Eye Disease and Contact Lenses

Anna Tichenor, OD, PhD

Director of the Dry Eye Clinic, Assistant Professor
Indiana University School of Optometry

Updates in Dry Eye Treatments and Therapies

Lisa Hornick, OD, MBA, FAAO

Stanford Ranch Optometry & Sacramento Valley Optometric Association

Panel Discussion

Moderated by Pam Satjawatcharaphong, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science

Sunday, September 29, 2024 (Session Two)

Harnessing the Power of Intense Pulsed Light Therapy for Ocular Surface Disease

Anna Tichenor, OD, PhD

Director of the Dry Eye Clinic, Assistant Professor
Indiana University School of Optometry

What We Learned About MGD From the DREAM Clinical Trial

Penny Asbell, MD, FACS, MBA, FARVO

Barrett G. Haik Endowed Chair for Ophthalmology and Director of the Hamilton Eye Institute
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Leveraging AI to Better Understand Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Meng Lin, OD, PhD

Professor of Clinical Optometry & Vision Science
Director, UC Berkeley Clinical Research Center
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Panel Discussion

Moderated by Pam Satjawatcharaphong, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Assistant Clinical Professor
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science

Registration Options

Registrants can choose from the below program options:

  • Alumni Weekend Package: 13 hours of CE, breakfast, lunch, and celebration dinner
  • Saturday & Sunday CE Program: 13 hours of CE, breakfast, and lunch
  • Saturday Package: 7 hours of CE, breakfast, lunch, and celebration dinner
  • Saturday CE Program Only: 7 hours of CE, breakfast and lunch
  • Sunday CE Program Only – Golden Conference: 6 hours of CE, breakfast and lunch
  • Celebration Dinner Only
Registration will open soon. Use the button below to sign up to receiving email from us about upcoming CE events!

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Pricing

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Berkeley Alumni Pricing:

  • Centennial Package: Full CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $420
  • Saturday & Sunday CE Program (13 CE Hours): $335
  • Saturday CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $295
  • Saturday CE Program Only (7 CE Hours): $210
  • Sunday CE Program Only - Golden Conference (6 CE Hours): $180
  • Celebration Dinner Only: $85

Non-Berkeley Alumni Pricing:

  • Centennial Package: Full CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $490
  • Saturday & Sunday CE Program (13 CE Hours): $405
  • Saturday CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $330
  • Saturday CE Program Only (7 CE Hours): $245
  • Sunday CE Program Only - Golden Conference (6 CE Hours): $210
  • Celebration Dinner Only: $85

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Berkeley Alumni Pricing:

  • Centennial Package: Full CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $445
  • Saturday & Sunday CE Program (13 CE Hours): $360
  • Saturday CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $320
  • Saturday CE Program Only (7 CE Hours): $235
  • Sunday CE Program Only - Golden Conference (6 CE Hours): $205
  • Celebration Dinner Only: $85

Non-Berkeley Alumni Pricing:

  • Centennial Package: Full CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $525
  • Saturday & Sunday CE Program (13 CE Hours): $440
  • Saturday CE Program + Celebration Dinner: $350
  • Saturday CE Program Only (7 CE Hours): $265
  • Sunday CE Program Only - Golden Conference (6 CE Hours): $228
  • Celebration Dinner Only: $85

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[margin space="25"] Registered attendees will receive an email 24 hours prior to the lecture date with additional event information and a link to the syllabus download. If you do not receive this email, please notify us at optoce@berkeley.edu.

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Continuing Education Credits

Thirteen CE hours will be available for the full, COPE-accredited Centennial CE & Reunion Weekend (Saturday & Sunday). This activity meets the live, interactive CE coursework requirements of the California State Board of Optometry. For COPE, this activity is considered a ‘Synchronous In-Person’ activity.
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Saturday, September 23, 2023
COPE Activity #126751

Low-Dose Atropine for Myopia Control (TPA)
COPE Course 85504-GO
1 CE Hour

Translational Studies in Ocular Biomechanics: From Theory to Practice (MISC)
COPE Course 86089-TD
1 CE Hour

Updates in Ocular Surface Disease (TPA)
COPE Course 86088-TD
1 CE Hour

Alumni Grand Rounds (TPA)
COPE Course 86090-TD
2 CE Hours

Bridging the Divide in Low Vision Rehabilitation – Leveraging Telehealth for New Models of Care (MISC)
COPE Course 85570-LV
1 CE Hour

Learning to See in 3D (MISC)
COPE Course 85293-FV
1 CE Hour

Sunday, September 24, 2023
COPE Activity #126686

Tackling Parkinson’s Disease With Basic Science (MISC)
COPE Course 85482-SD
1 CE Hour

Parkinson’s Disease for the OD & Panel Discussion (MISC)
COPE Course 85439-NO
1 CE Hour

Glaucoma as a Neurodegenerative Disease (GLC)
COPE Course 85573-GL
1 CE Hour

What We Know About Alzheimer’s Disease (MISC)
COPE Course 86263-NO
1 CE Hour

Alzheimer’s Disease for the OD & Panel Discussion (MISC)
COPE Course 85438-NO
1 CE Hour

An Immunologist’s View of Neurodegenerative Disease (TPA)
COPE Course 86135-NO
0.5 CE Hour

Neurodegenerative Disease & The Eye – Commonalities and Differences: What Can We Learn (GLC)
86262-NO
0.5 CE Hour

*Total CE hours subject to change

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Please note: Partial attendance of a COPE course does not count towards COPE CE.

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Sponsors

Thank you to our Centennial CE & Reunion Weekend 2023 sponsors.

Questions?

View our Frequently Asked Questions page for information on registration, CE credit guidelines, certification letters, cancellations, and refunds.