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Residents' Weekend 2018

Rapid Fire Grand Rounds
Nova Southeastern University Main Campus
3200 S. University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Terry Building – Auditoriums – B & Melnick


The Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry Resident’s Weekend will showcase 33 outstanding optometric residents from 10 programs affiliated with NSU throughout the state of Florida. The lectures will present interesting and challenging cases encountered during their residency training in the form of rapid fire grand rounds. The topics cover a wide range of ocular conditions including binocular vision, anterior segment disease, posterior segment disease, congenital conditions and neuro-ophthalmic disease. There will also be an opportunity to interact with residents from the various programs and learn more about residency training and the opportunities residency training provides. Courses will run concurrently for 4 hours in each session daily. 


Registration Fees Due by Jan. 16, 2018

On-Site Fees

Saturday Only  $75

Saturday Only $100

Sunday Only $75

Sunday Only $100

Double Header $125

Double Header $175

 Register Online

Mail In Registration

Cancellation/Refund Policy

If you are unable to attend the program, please notify us by email as soon as possible. We will refund your registration fee in full if we are notified by January 12, 2018.  No refunds will be processed after this date.


The last day to register on-line is Tuesday, January 16.


As a reminder, compliance with Board guidelines requires punctual attendance for CE credit.  COPE guidelines require that we monitor attendance.  Attendees must be in the auditorium within 15 minutes of start for a 2 hour program/5 minutes for a one hour course to receive credit. We have pledged to follow these guidelines and request that this commitment is honored by attendees without exception.  While we understand circumstances can impact the best intentions the guidelines will still be upheld.




Grands Rounds 1-A

Grand Rounds 1-B

1:00 - 2:40

1:00 - 2:40

Claudia Diaz, OD Miami VA   

Soraya Lopez, OD,  Aran  

Roxanne Senechal, OD Miami VA

Parul Jain, OD,Braverman

David Schaeffer, OD BPEI 

Megan Wohlers, OD, Tallahassee VA

Briana Livingston, OD BPEI

Punita Kapadia,OD,  Tallahassee VA

Break 2:40 – 3:00

Grands Rounds 2-A

Grand Rounds 2-B

3:00 - 4:40

3:00 - 4:40

Emily De Pew, OD, BPEI

Emiy Detsch, OD, Clayton  

Eric Dillinger, OD, BPEI  

Justin Knuckles, OD, Daytona VA  

Jackie Seier, OD, BPEI  

Tyler Mullen,OD,  Daytona VA 

Kirby Johnston, OD, BPEI

Katie Komornik,  OD, Daytona VA


Grands Rounds 3-A

Grand Rounds 3-B

8:30 – 10:10

8:30 – 10:10

Andrew Kryder, OD Lake City VA 

Carol Yu, OD, NSU     

Lauren Grainger, OD, Lake City VA

Calista Belles,OD, Orlando VA 

Shawnee Sovell, OD, Bay Pines VA

Adria Anguita, OD, Gainesville VA 

Thomas Lambert, OD, Bay Pines VA

Bryan Arriete, OD, Gainesville VA 

Varun Khedekar, OD, Bay Pines VA

Sarah Rappach, OD,  Gainesville VA

Break 10:10 -10:30

Grands Rounds 4-A

Grand Rounds 4-B

10:30 – 12:10

10:30 – 12:10

Janice Hui, OD, NSU    

Anisha Patel, OD, NSU   

Lorig Sildiryan, OD, NSU 

Heather Gauger,  OD, NSU  

Lang Woodmansee, OD, NSU

Karin Lypka, OD, NSU     

Sam Kayser, OD, NSU

Rebecca Wong, OD, NSU

 COPE & Florida Board Approval Pending



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