It’s that time of the year again...

COS 45th Annual Meeting

Aug 4-8, 2021

Alexandria, VA

About the event

45th Annual Meeting

In God We Trust

Psalm 91:2

Join us with other like-minded ophthalmologists in Alexandria, VA which sits on the beautiful Potomac River! Meeting highlights include: CME (both regular and ethics), Missions focus and Fellowship with other ophthalmologists, Family sessions and special guest speaker, Tim Goeglein from Focus on the Family.

Come early, stay late and see the sights with your family! Let our nation’s history come alive with a trip to nearby Washington, DC! This is a trip you don’t want to miss!


Our Speakers

Timothy S. Goeglein

Tim is the Vice President for External and Government Relations at Focus on the Family in Washington. He champions God’s welcomed role in the public square. His years of public service and private initiative have been devoted to faith, freedom, and family.

Wendy Gasch, M.D.

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Andrew Lee, M.D.

Chair of Ophthalmology at Blanton Eye Institute, Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Lee keeps busy with his teaching, clinician of medical neuro-ophthalmology and clinical research.

Michael Lai, M.D.

Dr. Lai earned his M.D. and PhD in Cellular and Molecular Medicine. He is currently a partner physician with the Retina Group of Washington (RGW). In addition to his clinical practice, Dr. Lai is active in both research and education.

Jonathan Pons, M.D.

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Ben Roberts, M.D.

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Conference Location

Hilton Alexandria Old Town

This year our meeting will be held at the Hilton Alexandria in beautiful Old Town Alexandria.

1767 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314


Our room rate of $159/night will be available 3 days prior  and 3 days post meeting pending room availability.

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