Saturday, January 30, 2021

Mid-Winter Symposium

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Virtual Zoom event

There is no charge to attend this virtual event, however, registration is required.  A confirmation email that includes the zoom link will be sent the week of the symposium.

Systemic Disease and The Eye: Neuro-ophthalmology Edition


The Mid-Winter symposium provides a comprehensive review of Neuro-ophthalmology, including clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management from our guest and in-house speakers. The program is designed for ophthalmologists, subspecialists, residents, and fellows.

Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for:
House Officers, Medical Students, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physician Assistants, Physicians, Technicians

In the fields of:
Neurology, Ophthalmology

Learning Objectives

At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:

  1. understand typical optic neuritis
  2. understand atypical optic neuritis
  3. evaluate patients with transient visual loss
  4. appropriately refer patients with transient visual loss for additional evaluation

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Symposium Schedule

9:00 am
Welcome and Introductions - Wayne Cornblath, MD

9:05 – 9:45 am
Optic Neuritis - Lindsey DeLott, MD

9:45 – 10:25 am
Atypical Optic Neuropathy - Melissa Ko, MD

10:25 – 10:40 am - Break

10:40 – 11:20 am
Transient Monocular Visual Loss - Wayne Cornblath, MD and Jonathan Trobe, MD

11:20 am – noon
Neurology Perspective on Ischemic Ocular Disease - Sadhanar Murali, MD (UM Neurology)


Guest Speaker

Melissa Ko, MD

Melissa W. Ko, MD

Indiana University Health

Kellogg Eye Center and Michigan Medicine Speakers

Dr. Wayne Cornblath

Wayne T. Cornblath, MD

Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Department of Neurology
Medical Directory, Neuro-ophthalmology Clinic
Lindsey Delott, MD

Lindsey B. De Lott, MD

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Dr. Jonathan Trobe

Jonathan D. Trobe, MD

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor, Department of Neurology
Section Leader, Neuro-ophthalmology