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Ophthalmology Grand Rounds

Location: Virtual

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021

Time: 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Contact: Nicole Groote

About the Event

In this installment of Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, David S. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D., presents “Key Findings From Major Glaucoma Clinical Trials That Have Changed How I Practice!” Friedman is the Albert and Diane Kaneb Professor of Ophthalmology, director of glaucoma, medical director of clinical research and co-director of the Glaucoma Center of Excellence at Harvard Medical School.

For more information about the event, email Nicole Groote or call 512-940-2077.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the role of laser trabeculoplasty in the care of glaucoma patients
  • Apply key clinical trial information to the management of low-pressure glaucoma
  • Apply results from previous angle closure research to the treatment of patients in the clinic

Target Audience

  • Primary: Physicians in ophthalmology
  • 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

Speaker Disclosure

David Friedman received grant/research support for Genentech and consultant fees from Bausch and Lomb; Thea; IDX; W.L. Gore; Life Biosciences

Planner Disclosure

Harry Aung, M.D., Ph.D., Jane Edmond, Eileen Bowden, M.D., Eric Crowell, M.D., Gene Kim, M.D., and Nicole Groote, planners of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Gene Kim, planner of this educational activity, received consulting fees from Zeiss.

The CME Advisory Committee, reviewers of this educational activity, have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

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 internet live course for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.