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The residency program at Berkeley Optometry admits the best qualified post-graduate optometrists and provides them with advanced clinical education and concentrated clinical experience in specialty areas of optometry. Our residents encounter many interesting cases during their year of specialized study.

The Resident Forum 2024 will feature online grand rounds presentations by residents from the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of California, San Francisco, the San Francisco VA, Palo Alto VA, Reno VA, and Fresno VA. The Resident Forum 2024 will be offered as a live online webinar on Zoom where attendees will be able to interact with the speakers and ask questions in real-time via Zoom video conference.

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Sunday, June 9, 2024
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Registration for this program is now closed. Registered attendees will receive an email 24 hours prior to the program start 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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Please see below for our schedule of speakers and topics for the Resident Forum morning session. Each online lecture will be 19 minutes and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the residents. Schedule is subject to change.

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Dacryocystitis (TPA – Ocular Infection)

Dr. Michelle To
Reno VA

Case Series on Red Eyes (TPA – Ocular Infection)

Dr. Brandon Kao
Fresno VA

Ocular Manifestations of Myasthenia Gravis (MISC)

Dr. Shayda Mardi
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Strabismic Eye Surgery (MISC)

Dr. Madi Sachs
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Hemianopic Visual Field Loss (MISC)

Dr. Kayle Edwards
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Pachychoroid Spectrum (MISC)

Dr. Brittany Le
Fresno VA

Juvenile Open Angle Glaucoma (TPA – Glaucoma)

Dr. Saya Hayashi
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Intraocular Pressure and Hemodialysis (TPA – Glaucoma)

Dr. Julia Shao
San Francisco VA

Cystoid Macular Edema Associated with Latanoprost Therapy (TPA – Glaucoma)

Dr. Armaeiti Fouladi Chami
Palo Alto VA

Optic Disc Drusen in the Setting of Ocular Hypertension (TPA – Glaucoma)

Dr. Yurianna Hou
Palo Alto VA
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Please see below for our schedule of speakers and topics for the Resident Forum afternoon session. Each online lecture will be 19 minutes and attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions of the residents. Schedule is subject to change.

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Keratoconus (MISC)

Dr. Sophia Lam
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Floppy Eyelid Syndrome (TPA – Ocular Infection)

Dr. Quynh Nguyen
San Francisco VA

Thyroid Eye Disease (TPA – Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Brian Steinmann
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Atopy and Ocular Associations (TPA – Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Michelle Antonucci
University of California, San Francisco

Chronic Central Serous Chorioretinopathy (TPA – Systemic Medications)

Dr. Monica Albertson
Palo Alto VA

Central Retinal Vein Occlusions (TPA – Systemic Medications)

Dr. Andrea Huerta
San Francisco VA

Optic Neuritis (TPA – Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Olivia Burger
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Macular Holes (MISC)

Dr. Crystal Guo
University of California, San Francisco

SLE Retinopathy and Other Ocular Manifestations (TPA – Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Christopher Yee
Palo Alto VA
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Registration Details

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Registration for this program is now closed. Registered attendees will receive an email 24 hours prior to the program start 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.

Attendees must register for both the morning session and the afternoon session for this program.

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  • Early Registration (register on or before May 26, 2023): $175
  • Regular Registration (register on or after May 27, 2023): $192.50
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CE Credits

Resident Forum 2023 is offered as a live online webinar on Zoom. Attendees are able to interact with the speakers and ask questions in real-time via Zoom video conference.

Seven California state CE hours are available for the full program. This activity meets the live, interactive CE coursework requirements of the California State Board of Optometry (i.e., they are NOT considered ‘self-study’ courses). As of May 2020, licensees in California may complete all of their required CE hours using online courses per optometry.ca.gov. This course is not COPE accredited.

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Sponsors

Thank you to our Resident Forum 2023 sponsors.

Questions?

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