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10/6/2017 to 10/7/2017
When: October 6-7, 2017
Where: Hilton City Center
509 W Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin  53203
United States
Contact: WAO Office

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The Wisconsin EyeMD Symposium is the annual educational conference sponsored by the Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology. The program offers a wide range of clinical and practice management topics which will appeal to ophthalmologists, practice administrators and ophthalmic technicians in a variety of practice settings.

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WAO Members -log into your online profile first to automatically receive the member rate!

Ophthalmologist - $200
Young Ophthalmologist - $200
Associate - $200
Semi Retired/Part-Time - $200
Retired - $125
Out of State - $325
Resident/Fellows - $0 (for WAO members only)
Non-Member - $325

Schedule Details:

October 6, 2017 - Reception 6:00 - 9:00 PM

Masterworks from the Grohmann Museum – Celebrating 10 Years (link)
Grohmann Museum
1000 N. Broadway
Milwaukee, WI 53202

October 7, 2017 - Conference 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Meeting At A Glance (Technician & Physician Tracks):

» View/Download Physician Track Meeting At A Glance (link

» View/Download Technician Track Meeting At A Glance (link)

Our new rapid fire format is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat with nationally recognized speakers including:

 Glaucoma    Retina    Cataract and Refractive Surgery    21st Century Health Care Revolution

Steven Gedde, MD
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL 

  Sophie J. Bakri, MD, MBA
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 
  Bryan Lee, MD
Altos Eye Physicians, Los Altos, CA
  Ruth Williams, MD
Wheaton Eye Clinic, Wheaton, IL

Continuing Education Information

ACCME 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 through the joint providership of The Medical College of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology. The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 6.25 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.  

JCAHPO Credits

“This course has been awarded 6.0 JCAHPO credits."

2017 WI Eye MD Symposium Resident Case and Research Abstract Presentations

Submissions are due no later than September 22, 2017. 

Please use the form to submit for the 2017 WI Eye MD Symposium Resident Case and Research Abstract Presentations application. The WAO Board and Conference Committee will review all submissions. The top four submissions from each program will be asked to present at the WAO 2017 WI Eye MD Symposium.  Applicants will hear no later than September 27, 2017 the status of their submission. 

It is expected that either the primary author or a representative of all the authors, be available to present onsite at the conference. Presenters will be asked to register for the 2017 WI Eye MD Symposium in Milwaukee, WI on October 6-7, 2017. Conference registration is free for WAO Resident members. Not a WAO Resident member? Join today - click here to join

Questions? Contact the WAO Office by email or phone 920-560-5645


A sleeping room block has been set within the Hilton City Center at a rate of $149 per standard room for the night of October 6, 2017. Please call 414-935-5940 and mention the Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology room block. Reservations within the block must be made no later than September 15, 2017 to receive the group rate. 



All cancellations must be received by September 15, 2017 by fax at 920-882-3655 or by email at . A $25 administration fee will be deducted from your refund. Refunds will not be given for cancellations received after September 15, 2017. Refunds will not be given for no-shows.



If you have any questions about the WAO Conference, please contact the WAO at 920-560-5645 or

Thank you to our supporters:

Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC)

Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin
New World Medical
Novartis Pharmaceuticals (Alcon Labs)

Bausch + Lomb
BloodCenter of Wisconsin -Wisconsin Donor Network/Wisconsin Tissue Bank
Centervue Inc.
Ellex iScience
Eye Care and Cure
Glaukos Corporation
Hinshaw& Culbertson, LLP
Precision Lens
Sightlife Surgical

Resident Poster Sponsor
Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC)