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Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology (BSCO)

Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute – CUMC | New york, USA
From 2000 to 2000 USD
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Title: Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology (BSCO)
Specialty: Ophthalmology
Dates: From Jan, 8, 2018 to Feb, 2, 2018
Location: New york, USA
Type: Course
Registration Cost: From 2000 to 2000 USD
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Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute – CUMC

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Since 1941, the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at the Columbia University Department of Ophthalmology has offered an ophthalmology basic science course. While the focus of the course is resident training, it has also proven useful for the visual sciences community as a whole. Coursework examines the fundamentals of vision and emphasizes how these basic principles relate to patient care.

The curriculum is developed by a committee of active scientists, practicing clinicians and the chief academic resident, and is updated annually to include the most recent scientific advances as well as any controversial developments in the field. It is also continuously revised in response to feedback from previous course evaluations. An international faculty of more than 80 clinicians and scientists is chosen based on expertise, clarity of presentation, and visual aids. In addition to over one hundred hours of lecture, the course includes a two-day orbital dissection, ocular anatomy and histology laboratories, an oculoplastics workshop for fillers and facial rejuvenation, two days of instruction in retinoscopy and refraction, a hands-on imaging workshop including ultrasound, Pentacam and keratography, and a Phaco wet-lab.

The background reading text for the course is The Basic and Clinical Science Course from The Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA.


Ronald H. Silverman, PhD (Course Director)

Stephen H. Tsang, MD, PhD (Co-Director)

Lama A. Al-Aswad, MD, MPH

Rando Allikmets, PhD

Jeffrey Ascherman, MD

James Drake Auran, MD

Srilaxmi Bearelly, MD, MHS

Robert A. Braunstein, MD

Alexandra L. Braunstein, MD

Steven Brooks, MD

Dana Blumberg, MD, MPH

Daniel S. Casper, MD, PhD

Stanley Chang, MD

Royce W.S. Chen, MD

George A. Cioffi, MD

Jackson Coleman, MD

Arthur Cotliar, MD

C. Gustavo De Moraes, MD

Nancy Fan-Paul, MD

George Florakis, MD

Pamela Gallin, MD

Michael Goldberg, MD

B. David Gorman, MD

Vivienne Greenstein, PhD

Jason Horowitz, MD

Donald Hood, PhD

Michael Kazim, MD

Stephen Kane, MD, PhD

Paul L. Krawitz, MD

Martin L. Leib, MD

Jeffrey Liebmann, MD

Robert Lopez, MD

Carol Mason, PhD

John C. Merriam, MD

Louis D. Pizzarello, MD

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