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Annual Meeting Accreditation Statement

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accme2This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Georgia Society of Ophthalmology and the Christian Ophthalmology Society. Georgia Society of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Medical Association of Georgia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Georgia Society of Ophthalmology designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Meeting Schedule

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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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