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Young Ophthalmologists
2014 Young Ophthalmologist Program: It's YO World - Jumpstart YOur Career

Supported in part by Allergan_130x19[1]
Sunday, Oct. 19, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Young ophthalmologists (YOs) face a unique set of challenges in their transition from training to practice. The YO program covers key issues such as practice type selection, job searching, contract negotiation, practice building, dealing with medical errors, management of medical-legal issues and personal finance.

2014 Program Videos

10:00 - 10:05 a.m. | Welcome to the YO Program by Robert F. Melendez, MD, MBA

Members-in-Training Program: 10:05 a.m. to 11:35 a.m.

10:05am - 10:10am | Top 10 - Don't leave residency without these!
Presenter: Natasha Herz, MD

10:10 - 10:30 a.m. | Practice-type panel: What's right for me?
Moderator: Bill Lloyd, MD
Panelists: Vikas Chopra, MD; Natasha Herz, MD; Barry Lee, MD; Nikolas London, MD; David Vollman, MD, MBA

10:30 - 10:50 a.m. | Job-search panel: Finding your dream job... "The Future ain't what it used to be" - Yogi Berra
Moderator: Bill Lloyd, MD
Panelists: Don D'Amico, MD; Brian Chan-Kai, MD; Ruth Williams, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD

10:50 - 11:05 a.m. | 2014 president's address by Greg Skuta, MD, and the Artemis Award recognition

11:05 - 11:15 a.m. | Contract negotiation
Presenter: Mark Kropiewnicki

11:15 - 11:35 a.m. | Contract-negotiation panel: Striking the right deal
Moderator: Bill Lloyd, MD
Panelists: Don D'Amico, MD; Brian Chan-Kai, MD; Mark Kropiewnicki; Ruth Williams, MD; Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Lunchtime Session: 11:35 a.m. - 12: 40 p.m.

11:45 - 11:55 a.m. | Academy resources
Presenter: Purnima Patel, MD

11:50 - 12:05 a.m. | What's all the Twitter? Social media in medicine
Presenter: Rob Melendez, MD, MBA

12:05 - 12:10 p.m. | International opportunities: Five tips to change YO world
Presenter: Jeff Pettey, MD

12:10 - 12:25 p.m. | Dealing with medical errors: What to do when you're in hot water
Presenter: Andy Lauer, MD

12:25 - 12:40 p.m. | OMIC medical malpractice cases
Presenter: Denise Chamblee, MD

YOs 1-5 Program: 12:40 - 2 p.m.

12:40 - 12:50 p.m. | Advocacy panel: If you're not at the table, you're on the menu ... It's YO future!
Moderator: Bill Lloyd, MD
Panelists: Sidney Gicheru, MD; Janice Law, MD; Diana Shiba, MD; Loretta Stein, MD

12:50 - 1 p.m. | Marketing essentials: Building YO brand
Presenter: Randall V. Wong, MD

1 - 1:20 p.m. | Practice-building panel: Finding the right building blocks
Moderator: Bill Lloyd, MD
Panelists: Anthony Aldave, MD; Rahul Khurana, MD; Michael Parshall; Debra Phairas

1:20 - 1:30 p.m. | Personal finance: Dollars and sense
Presenter: Justin Nabity

1:30 - 1:50 p.m. | Personal-finance panel: Carpe per diem, seize the check - Planning from the experts
Moderator: Bill Lloyd, MD
Panelists: Ravi Goel, MD; Tom Harbin, MD; Robert Landau; Justin Nabity

1:50 - 2 p.m. | Questions and closing remarks