William N. Williford, MD Distinguished Visiting Professorship (DVP) Lecture

Thursday, October 20, 2022 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Hamilton Eye Institute, Freeman Auditorium View map

930 Madison Ave, 3rd Floor

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2022 William N. Williford, MD DVP Lecture

Telemedicine 2.0 – Teleophthalmology; Using Remote Retinal Screening

Who:    Thomas C. Lee, MD

            Chief, Division of Ophthalmology

            Director, The Vision Center

            Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

When:  Thursday, October 20, 2022

Time:    6:00 – 7:30 pm

Where: UTHSC

            Hamilton Eye Institute – Freeman Auditorium

            930 Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor

            Memphis, TN  38163


Activity Overview: This activity is an annual Distinguished Visiting Professor (DVP) lecture where faculty and residents from the UTHSC Department of Ophthalmology gain knowledge on a vision related topic from a physician who is a national expert in the specialty of Ophthalmology.  Thomas C. Lee, MD from the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles will be the keynote speaker.  Teleophthalmology – Using Remote Retinal Screening will be the topic of Dr. Lee’s presentation, Telemedicine 2.0.



  • A better understanding of remote retinal screening and telehealth with reference to retinal disease
  • Improved skills and abilities as to how to incorporate retinal screenings and telehealth into practice
  • Improved medical practice and performance for interpreting retinal screenings
  • Better patient outcomes by increasing the access to remote retinal screening for patients with retinal disease


Disclosure Statement:

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine is committed to providing CME that is balanced, objective, and evidence based.  In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Essentials and Standards, all parties involved in content development are required to disclose any real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The University of Tennessee College of Medicine has established mechanisms to resolve conflicts of interest should they arise. Any potential conflict of interest or off label use will be disclosed to the audience prior to the activity.


1 CME / CEU credit provided

AMA Credit Designation: The University of Tennessee College of Medicine (UTCOM) designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education for Non-Physicians: The UTCOM will issue Certificates of Participation to non-physicians for participating in this activity and designates it for CEUs using the national standard that 1 hour of educational instruction is awarded .1 CEU.

Accreditation: The UTCOM is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.



There is no cost to attend this lecture.  However, space is limited. 

Please RSVP to:

Tracy Montgomery-Shaw

UTHSC – Department of Ophthalmology

Phone: 901 .448.1911

Email: tmontgo9@uthsc.edu

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