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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.

Event Details

June 9, 2024
Online Zoom Webinar
7 CE hours (California credit)
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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.

Morning Session

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. To earn CE credit, you must attend the full session. Schedule is subject to change.

Headshots of Resident Forum 2024 morning session speakers.
Top row: Demi Chen, Miranda Cheng, Sally Chu, Vasudha Rao; Bottom row: Katherine Gee, Cade Oost, Amelene Bartlett, Betty Li, Tiffany Chen.

Morning Session (8:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT)

Ocular Trauma (TPA- Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Demi Chen
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Angioedema (TPA- Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Ka Wei Miranda Cheng
San Francisco VA

Giant Cell Arteritis (TPA- Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Sally Chu
Palo Alto VA

Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia (MISC)

Dr. Vasudha Rao
Palo Alto VA

Retrograde Degeneration (MISC)

Dr. Katherine Gee
Palo Alto VA

Retinitis Pigmentosa (MISC)

Dr. Cade Oost
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Macular Hole (MISC)

Dr. Amelene Bartlett
Fresno VA

Dry Eye and Demodex Blepharitis (TPA- Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Betty Li
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Giant Papillary Conjunctivitis (TPA- Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Tiffany Chen
University of California, San Francisco

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Afternoon Session

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. To earn CE credit, you must attend the full session. Schedule is subject to change.

Headshots of Resident Forum Afternoon Session speakers.
Top row: Samantha Chan, Elise Chu, Sam Mainieri, Diana Nguyen; Bottom row: Ramie Sahota, Jeff Kamo, Kellie Melton, Morgan Ichimoto, Jonathan Truong.

Afternoon Session (12:30 - 3:45 PM PT)

Post-operative Complications of Cataract Surgery (TPA- Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Samantha Chan
University of California, San Francisco

Disc Hemorrhage (TPA-GLC)

Dr. Elise Chu
Palo Alto VA

Nystagmus and Multiple Sclerosis (MISC)

Dr. Sam Mainieri
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Optic Disc Drusen (MISC)

Dr. Diana Nguyen
Reno VA

Papilledema (TPA- Ocular Inflammation)

Dr. Ramie Sahota
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Myopia Control (TPA- Systemic Medication)

Dr. Jeff Kamo
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Myopia Control (TPA- Systemic Medication)

Dr. Kellie Melton
Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science

Macular Degeneration (MISC)

Dr. Morgan Ichimoto
San Francisco VA

Alcohol-Induced Toxic Optic Neuropathy (TPA- Systemic Medication)

Dr. Jonathan Truong
San Francisco VA

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Registration Details

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.

Registration for this program is open. Attendees can register for the full program, morning session, or the afternoon session. To earn CE credit, you must attend the entire morning or afternoon session. Registration will close on Thursday, June 6, 2024.

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Pricing
Register on or before May 19, 2024

  • Full Program: $175
  • A La Carte - Morning Session: $95
  • A La Carte - Afternoon Session: $95

Register on or after May 20, 2024

  • Full Program: $200
  • A La Carte - Morning Session: $110
  • A La Carte - Afternoon Session: $110

CE Credits

Resident Forum 2024 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 (3.5 CE hours per session). To earn CE credit, you must attend the full session. CE credit will NOT be awarded on a lecture-by-lecture basis (qualified attendees will receive 3.5 hours per session).

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.

Sponsors

Thank you to our Resident Forum 2024 sponsors.

Questions?

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