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Ophthalmology Continuing Medical Education Series

Location: Zoom

Date: Thursday, August 6, 2020

Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Contact: Nicole Groote

About the Event

The Department of Ophthalmology and the Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute are pleased to present visiting virtual professor, Deborah Friedman, M.D., who will speak on “The Ophthalmic Manifestations of Migraine: What Every Ophthalmologist Needs to Know!”

Friedman is a professor in Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and Ophthalmology; neuro-ophthalmologist; chief of the Division of Headache Medicine; and founding director of the Headache and Facial Pain Program at UT Southwestern in Dallas.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, the audience participant should be able to:

  • Identify the visual snow syndrome.
  • Describe the physiological basis of migraine aura.
  • Name three trigeminal autonomic symptoms referable to the eye that may occur with migraine.

Target Audience

  • Primary: Physicians in ophthalmology and neurology
  • Secondary: Any discipline physicians and physician extenders


This activity has been designed to promote some of the following desired physician attributes and competencies:

  • ACGME: Patient care; interpersonal and communication skills; professionalism; medical knowledge; practice-based learning and improvement; systems-based practice.
  • IOM: Patient-centered care; work with interdisciplinary teams; use evidence-based practice; apply QI; use informatics.
  • IECC: Interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice; interprofessional communication; roles and responsibilities.

Friedman does not have relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the educational content of this presentation.

The Ophthalmology Department Grand Rounds planning committee members are Jane Edmond, M.D.; John Shore, M.D.; Randy Shepard; and Nicole Groote. The committee members do not have relevant financial relationships to disclose related to the content of this series.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.