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Reaching the World Medically and Spiritually: Strategies that Work


5-9 PM Registration in Exhibit Hall

Special Roundtable Session

7-9 PM Playing God and other Ethical Issues in International Medicine

A Roundtable and Audience Discussion

David Stevens, MD


7 AM Registration & Coffee in Exhibit Hall

8:00 AM Welcome and Opening Prayer

Stephen Demick, MD

Chillicothe, OH

President, COS

Medical Strategies Session

8:30-9:30 Motivating People to Change Their Health

David Stevens, MD

CEO, Christian Medical Dental Association

9:30-9:50 Teaching ophthalmology abroad - An alternative approach to Missions

Kenn Freedmann, MD

Texas Tech

9:50-10:10 Subspecialty care in the Rural International Setting

Ben Roberts, MD

Tenwek Hospital, Kenya

10:10-10:40 Exhibitor Break

10:40-11:00 Pterygium management that works globally

Steve Anderson, MD

Bethesda Mission Hopsital, Borneo, Indonesia

Spiritual Strategies Session

11:00 -11:20 Using Stories to Connect with Patients

Ben Roberts, MD

11:20-11:40 Combining medical and spiritual care of patients

Steve Anderson, MD

11:40-Noon Missions Opportunities & How to Access your options

Stan Pletcher, MD

Global Sight Alliance/Mission Eyes Network

12:00 - 1:00 A calling to Missions

Steve Anderson, MD

Lunch with speaker and spouses

Organizational Strategies Session

1:00-1:20 The Ministries of Jesus - Taking care of our Backyard

Brad Farris,MD

1:20-1:40 A Mission within a mission - how to organize a remote outreach

Ben Roberts, MD

1:40-2:00 Exhibitor Break

Personal Strategies Session

2:00-2:15 Global Eye Fellowship Opportunities

Jaquelyn Jetton, MD

Global Fellow, Dean McGee Eye Institute

2:15-3:00 Top Ten Questions About Career Missions

David Stevens, MD

3:00 PM The HelpMeSee MSICS Simulator - An Update

Glenn Strauss, MD

3:30 PM - MSICS challenges: the terrifying and the terrible

Glenn Strauss, MD

4:00 PM Adjourn

Thursday evening banquet

6:00 PM Evening banquet

7:00 PM Special Forces on the Mission Field

David Stevens, MD

FRIDAY, JULY 26, 2012

7:30-8:00 AM Small Group Prayer

8-8:45 AM Registration & Coffee

8:45-9 AM Opening Prayer

9:00 AM Cornea Update

Brad Bowman, MD

Corneal Associates of Dallas, TX

9:45 AM Stem Cell Update

Robert Rosa, MD

Professor, Scott and White, Temple, TX

10:25 AM Discussion

10:30 AM Break and Exhibitor Viewing

10:45 AM Neuro-Ophthalmmology Update

Brad Farris, MD

11:30 AM Perspectives of a military Ophthalmologist

Scott Barnes, MD

San Antonio, TX

12:00 PM Discussion

12:05 PM Adjourn

12:30 PM Housestaff and Medical Student Luncheon (spouses welcome)

Friday Evening Banquet

6:30 PM Dinner & Music Worship

7:45 PM Presentation of the J. Lawton Smith Award

8:00 PM Personal Experiences - Physicians in Training

9:00 PM Adjourn


7:30-8 AM Small Group Prayer

8-8:55 AM Registration & Coffee

8:55-9 AM Opening Prayer

9:00 AM Did Jesus really heal the man born blind?

Alan Carson, MD

Chief, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Duke University, Raleigh-Durham, NC

10:00 AM Prevention and management of surgical complications

Alan Carson, MD

10:40 AM Discussion

10:45 AM Exhibitor Break

11:00 AM Update on Femtosecond Cataract Surgery and the Ethics of Premium Products

Matt McCauley, MD

Berkeley Eye Center, The Woodlands, TX

11:40 AM Discussion

11:45 AM Surgical Update - External DCR under local anesthesia

Brent R Mittelstaedt, DO

Noon Annual COS Business meeting

12:15 PM Adjourn

5:00 PM Practice Opportunity Meeting

6:30 PM Dinner & Worship

8 - 9:00 PM The Other Side of Care - Part II

Steve Demick, MD
COS President, Chillicothe, OH

SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2012

9 - 10:00 AM Worship & Message

Glenn Brindley, MD
Chairman, Scott & Whilte, Temple, TX

10:00 AM Adjourn

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