ANNUAL ALBERT C. SNELL MEMORIAL LECTURE
The Rochester Ophthalmological Society has invited Albert C. Snell, Jr., M.D., Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry to give the Twenty-Third Annual Albert C. Snell Memorial Lecture in Rochester, New York on Thursday, April 6, 1978. The title of his lecture will be "Perforating Ocular Injuries and Sympathetic Ophthalmia." There will be an afternoon clinical session at the University of Rochester Medical Center followed by an evening dinner and the Memorial Lecture at the Rochester Academy of Medicine. The Friday April 7, 1 978 session will include Orkan Stasior, M.D., Ronald Michels, M.D., and Donald Zehl, M.D. as guest lecturers. For further information contact Program Chairman, Primitivo D. Roca, M.D., 277 Alexander Street, Rochester, New York 14607.
COURSE ON DIABETES AND THE EYE
The results of the four year NIH Study of Diabetic Retinopathy will be covered and the rationale for laser therapy detailed. Current methods of surgery for visual rehabilitation will be presented. The questions your diabetic patients will ask you about their eyes will be answered at this brief but intensive course. It is sponsored by the Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, Long Island JewishHillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York, and the Health Sciences Center, State University of New York at Stony Brook.
It is to be held at the Teaching Center Room 201 A, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York on April 1 8, 1978, 8:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
The guest speaker will be Francis A. L'Espérance, Jr., MD., Associate Attending Ophthalmologist, Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York; Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. New York.
The program chairmen is Peter H. Ballen, M.D., Acting Chief of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center; Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, SUNY at Stony Brook, and Peter J.G. Maris, M.D., Department of Surgery, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center; Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery, SUNY at Stony Brook.
This Continuing Education offering meets the criteria for five hours credit in Category 1 for the Physicians Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. The registration fee is $25.00. For further information contact Ann J. Boehme, Continuing Education Coordinator, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, New York 11040; telephone: (212) 470-2850.
MONTEFIORE HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER/ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ANNUAL OPHTHALMOLOGY SYMPOSIUM
The Department of Ophthalmology of Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine will present an Annual Ophthalmology Symposium on Friday, June 9, 1 978. A symposium of Selected Topics on Retinal Vascular Diseases will be given in the morning. The afternoon presentations will be highlighted by the George N. Wise Memorial Lecture to be given by Dr. Charles L. Schepens, President Of The Eye Research Institute, Retina Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts. The registration fee of $50.00 ($25.00 for Residents) includes lunch. For further information contact Joseph B. Walsh, M.D., Department of Ophthalmology, Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center, 1 1 1 East 2 10th Street, Bronx, New York 10467.
CURRENT TOPICS IN PEDIATRICS
On July 16-20, 1978, the second annual seminar on Current Topics in Pediatrics will be held at Colby College, Waterville, Maine. This course is approved for sixteen hours credit Category I, PRA, Course director is Leo Stern, M.D., Brown University, Chairman of Pediatrics The participating faculty includes Drs. George Boyd, Frank DeLuca, Arnold Gold, Henry Nadler, John O'Shea, and Joseph Warshaw. Subjects covered will be allergy, neurology, ambulatory and surgical pediatrics, and neonatal medicine. For inquiries, contact Robert H. Kany, Special Programs, Colby College, Waterville, Maine 04901.
FOURTH ANNUAL COLBY OPHTHALMOLOGY SEMINAR
Colby College, in conjunction with MidMaine Medical Center, Waterville, Maine will present a four day postgraduate seminar on Ocular Plastic Problems - Their Practical Solutions. The Fourth Annual Colby Ophthalmology Seminar to be held August 6-10, 1978. The faculty will include Dr. Crowell Beard, Dr. Charles Beyer, Dr. George Buerger, Dr. Robert Dryden, Dr. David Soil and Dr. Richard Tenzel. They will discuss a wide range of topics in this area of ophthalmology with emphasis on current concepts of diagnosis and treatment.
The lectures will be amplified by panel discussions, question and answer sessions, and informal discussions. For further information, write Robert Kany, Colby College, Waterville, Maine 04901.
ALLERGY SEMINAR ON FOOD AND CHEMICAL SENSITIVITIES IN HUMAN DISEASE
On May 20-23, 1978, The University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and The Miller Foundation, Inc. wilt sponsor an Allergy Seminar on Food and Chemical Sensitivities in Human Disease atthe Holiday Inn on Airport Boulevard, Mobile, Alabama.
This seminar will present effective diagnostic and therapeutic immunologic procedures for allergic rhinitis, hay fever, asthma, serous otitis, aphthous stomatitis, migraine, vertigo, photophobia, herpes labialis and ophthalmicus, and other entities. Primary emphasis will be upon provocative-neutralizing techniques, but serial dilution titration, new dietary procedures, and other modalities will be included. This seminar is approved for 28 hours Category 1, CME.
For further information, write to The Miller Foundation, Inc., Three Office Park, Mobile, Alabama 36609.
KRESGE EYE INSTITUTE WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY SEMINAR
Who's Afraid of Virginia's Uveitis? - A twoday seminar on ocular inflammatory disease will be held atthe Somerset Inn in Troy, Michigan on Thursday and Friday, April 27-28, 1 978. All ophthalmologists are invited, but registration is limited. For further information, contact Trudy Kiesewetter, Wayne State University, 495 W. Ferry Mall, Detroit, Michigan 48202; telephone: 313-577-2406.