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What is the MidWest Pediatirc Ophthalmology Symposium?

This Symposium was started to give Pediatric Ophthalmologists located in the Midwest of the United States an opportunity to meet, network, present research, interact in a educational forum and socialize.

The innagural meeting was held in Omaha, Nebraska on Friday March 18, 2016 at the Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute on the University of Nebraska Medical Center Campus under the direction of Dr. Donny Suh.

Building on the success of the first meeting, additional meetings have been held with a new location each year chosen by the organizing committee.  The meeting primilary serves but is not limited to Pediatric Ophthalmologists in South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

The founding members of the MwPOS:
Donny Suh, MD     Omaha, NE
Scott Larson, MD   Iowa City, IA
Scott Olitsky, MD   Kansas City, MO
Erick Bothun, MD  Rochester, MN

The organizing committee as of June 2018:
Donny Suh, MD         Omaha, NE
Scott Larson, MD       Iowa City, IA
Justin Marsh, MD       Kansas City, MO
Scott Olitsky, MD        Kansas City, MO
Erick Bothun, MD      Rochester, MN
Michael Struck, MD   Madison , WI
Faruk Orge, MD          Cleveland, OH

The organizing committee would like to thank each hosting institution for making a high-quality regional medical meeting such as this possible.

If you would like to be involved in the planning of future meetings please contact a member of the current organizing committee.