WAEPS - Monthly Scientific Meetings  

Presented jointly with the University of Washington Department of Ophthalmology

Join your colleagues for a monthly learning session presented by top experts in a variety of ophthalmology sub-specialties.

The Monthly Scientific Meeting series is available to members throughout the state via webinar. Be sure to register online on the WAEPS website and you will automatically receive an email with login instructions the day before the lecture. Please check your junk box for the email confirmation as many webinar links tend to be considered spam.

In-Person program (when in Phase 3) is held at the 7th Floor Conference Room in the 9th and Jefferson Building (908 Jefferson St.) in Seattle from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Or contact the WAEPS office: waeps@waeps.org

  • Schedule: Check in and light refreshments: 6:00 p.m. |  Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.

WAEPS members may self-register online for each month’s program using the link at the bottom of this page.  Your automatic confirmation email will contain the webinar login information for that month’s session.  If you need assistance with registration or do not receive your confirmation, please contact the WAEPS office no later than 3 p.m. on the day of the session you plan to participate in. 

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2020 - 2021 Monthly Scientific Meeting Series: 

  • October 21, 2020
    Stacey L. Pineles, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Residency Program Director at the Stein Eye Institute, ULCA

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology


  • November 18, 2020
    Nadia K. Waheed, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine

Topic: Retina Specialist


  • December 16, 2020
    Steve S. Saraf, MD

Assistant Professor, UW Medicine

Topic: Ophthalmology - eye disorders


  • January 20, 2021
    Mark I. Rosenblatt, MD, PhD, MBA, MHA

Executive Dean of the College of Medicine, University of Illinois

Topic: Corneal Surgery


  • February 17, 2021
    Steven J. Gedde, MD

 Professor of Ophthalmology and John G. Clarkson Chair of Education and Residency Program Director Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Topic: Glaucoma


  • March 17, 2021
    Jonathan D. Trobe, MD

Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences | Co-director, Kellogg Eye Center for International Ophthalmology

Topic: Neuro-Ophthalmology


  • April 21, 2021
    M. Reza Vagefi, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology University of California, San Francisco

Topic: Oculoplastics


  • May 19, 2021
    Eric A. Pierce, MD, PhD

Director of Ocular Genomics Institute, Chatlos Professor of Ophthalmology

Topic: Pediatric Ophthalmology




Credit for the series is an exclusive WAEPS member benefit and free of charge. Members in good standing of neighboring states' ophthalmology societies may also be eligible.  Check with the WAEPS office for details.

CME Info: Note that to earn CME credit you must track your attendance and submit a credit claim form at the end of the series and you must sign in to each session you attend. More details will be made available when you register. Click here to download the form for the 2020 - 2021 series. 

Attention California Ophthalmologists: If you are registering from California, please contact your Society Executive VP Craig Kliger ([email protected])  to register. Do not register via the WAEPS online tool.

If you participated in a previous year's series and have a question about your CME credit, please contact Kimberly Conn, WAEPS Executive Director: [email protected] or phone: 206-956-3652.

 Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Washington School of Medicine and Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  (Each session is 2.0 credits)

Planning Committee Disclosures:
Committee member Dr. Yewlin Chee, MD, has no relevant commercial interests to disclose.
Committee member Dr. Russell Van Gelder has no relevant commercial interests to disclose.

To view an archive of past Monthly WAEPS Scientific Meetings, please click here.  Please note, you must be logged in to access the archive page.