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50th Annual Residents’ Days

Friday, June 13, 2014: 8:00 am – 4:20 pm
Saturday, June 14, 2014: 8:00 am – 12:10 pm

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute invites you to join us this June for our 50th Annual Residents’ Days meeting which will be held in honor of Victor T. Curtin, MD. The Residents’ Days program provides an educational forum for Bascom Palmer residents, fellows, faculty, and alumni to present clinical and basic science research. It will be held at the Jose Berrocal Auditorium at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL on June 13-14, 2014.

Course Description

This program is designed for the residents, fellows, faculty and alumni of the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and community ophthalmologists. Participants will be updated on new instrumentation available and also on the progress of on-going clinical studies and research and their effects on the treatment of patients. Didactic presentations will be augmented with audiovisuals in addition to question/answer periods.

Special Tribute to Dr. Victor T. Curtin

As part of the celebrations we will be paying special tribute to Dr. Curtin during the meeting. Please contact Marla Bercuson at if you would like to send a video tribute to Dr. Curtin.

Contributing to the Dr. Victor T. Curtin Speaker Series

If you would like to honor Dr. Curtin by contributing to the “Dr. Victor T. Curtin Endowed Speaker Series,” please click here to make an online donation.
To donate by mail, please send your donation to:
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
c/o Development (Curtin Endowed Speaker Series)
P.O. Box 016880
Miami, FL 33101
For additional information you may contact the Development office at (305) 326-6190.

Best of Residents’ Days Skits

We will be presenting “The best of RD skits” during the Saturday night banquet. If you have electronic copies of your old RD skits, please mail them to Dr. Daniel Chao at

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