Grand Rounds are held monthly on (First and Third) Thursdays from 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. (September to June) virtually via Zoom. The Grand Rounds in Ophthalmology series will feature interesting and thought-provoking topics, presented by accomplished clinicians and scientists, in an hour long format that includes a traditional lecture followed by interactive Q&A. The content will be current and wide ranging with the goal being to promote stimulating dialogue and the exchange of ideas related to vision discovery and patient care.


Title: Artificial Insight, Natural Precision: Enhancing Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management with AI

calendar icon Thursday, May 16, 2024
user icon Felipe Medeiros, MD, PhD


Felipe A. Medeiros, M.D., Ph.D. is the Rodgers Endowed Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Chair of Research at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (BPEI). He is also the Director of the McKnight Vision Research Center at BPEI.

Dr. Medeiros’ research has span multiple domains, from the development of innovative methods and technologies for early diagnosis and detection of glaucoma progression, identification of biomarkers and risk factors for the disease, to the use of big data and artificial intelligence to improve screening, diagnosis and monitoring of eye diseases. He has published over 400 peer-reviewed scientific articles and 6 books in ophthalmology. His publications have received over 30,000 citations, for an h-index of 94. His research has been continuously funded by the National Eye Institute and many other public and private institutions.

Dr. Medeiros has been recently elected by The Ophthalmologist magazine as the 3rd most influential ophthalmologist in the world. He has given dozens of invited keynote lectures worldwide and has received many honors and awards, including the ARVO Cogan Award. He is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the ARVO TVST journal, and an elected member of the prestigious Glaucoma Research Society. He has trained numerous students, fellows and postdocs from many parts of the world.





Upcoming Bi-Monthly Grand Rounds


Dr Felipe Medeiros

  • 5/16/2024
  • Zoom

Artificial Insight, Natural Precision: Enhancing Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management with AI

Dr Shruti Sharma

  • 6/6/2024
  • Zoom


For more information on upcoming grand rounds and continuing education events please contact:

April Jackson

  • Residency & Fellowship Program Coordinator
  • Admin Support Dr. Amy Estes