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Turning the Lights Back On; Part 1&2

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Saturday, May 16 & Sunday May 17

Moderator: Eric Donnenfeld, MD and Bruce Maller

Turning the Lights Back On, is a two-part comprehensive overview of what ophthalmologist and their administrators should know about re-opening their practices, caring for patients safely and effectively, with the leadership needed to make important changes in their business model.  Specific recommendations will provide the knowledge and resources we all need to get back to work. 

May 16, 2020

9:06 - 9:12 A.M. EDT
COVID-19 Fact and Fiction

Matt McCarthy, MD
Infectious Disease Specialist
Assistant Professor of Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine

9:12 - 9:18 A.M. EDT
Treating COVID: A Rapidly Changing Landscape

Michael Niederman, MD
Pulmonologist Clinical Director, Pulmonary and Critical Care
Professor of Clinical Medicine Weill Cornell Medical Center

9:25 - 9:33 A.M. EDT
Leading in a Time of Crisis

Bruce Maller
Founder BSM Consulting

9:40 - 9: 47 A.M. EDT
How to restart an ASC

Regina Boore
Senior Vice President, BSM
Head of Progressive Surgical Solutions

9:47 - 9:50 A.M. EDT
ASCRS’ Efforts to Provide Long-Term Financial Relief

Nancey McCann
ASCRS Director of Government Relations


Including leading experts in the fields of Ophthalmology, Infectious Disease, Pulmonology, Psychology, Government Relations, and Healthcare Consulting 

John Berdahl, MD

Regina Boore

Francesco Carones, MD

Dan Chambers

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Ranya Habash, MD

Jeff Kimbell

Francis Mah, MD

Bruce Maller

Nancey McCann

Matt McCarthy, MD

Michael Niederman, MD

David Parke II, MD

Craig Piso, PhD

Vance Thompson, MD

Elizabeth Yeu, MD