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Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.

Medical Crossfire®: Current and Emerging Approaches in Non-Infectious Uveitis — An Expert Discussion on Improving Patient Outcomes

Release Date: September 15, 2020
Expiration Date: September 15, 2021

Activity Overview

The Medical Crossfire™, one of PER’s signature educational formats, is a video-based program in which a panel of distinguished experts engage in spirited discussions and debates on a particular clinical topic. In this activity, four key thought leaders explore the latest data regarding current and emerging therapeutic strategies for the management of noninfectious uveitis. This lively discussion will help place new developments into clinical context to help you optimize care for your patients with noninfectious uveitis.

Non-infectious uveitis is a debilitating condition that can be challenging to treat. Failure to appropriately recognize and treat noninfectious uveitis can result in inappropriate or inadequate treatment and missed opportunities to improve patients’ symptoms and quality of life. Maintaining a practical working knowledge and staying current on the evolving practice patterns associated with noninfectious uveitis can be difficult, especially with other competing priorities and the demands of a busy schedule. The purpose of this CME activity is to update clinicians on clinically relevant data regarding noninfectious uveitis, including available treatment options as well as emerging therapies so clinicians can provide optimal care to improve patient outcomes.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward retina specialists and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with noninfectious uveitis.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Review the etiology, pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, and diagnosis of noninfectious uveitis
  • Evaluate the latest data on the efficacy, safety, and dosing/administration of currently approved treatment options for noninfectious uveitis
  • Evaluate the latest data on the efficacy, safety, and dosing/administration of emerging treatment options for noninfectious uveitis

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all conflicts of interest for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.


Quan Dong Nguyen, MD, MSc, FAAO, FARVO
Quan Dong Nguyen, MD, MSc, FAAO, FARVO
Professor of Ophthalmology
Byers Eye Institute
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, CA

Disclosures :Grant/Research Support: EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Novartis, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Santen Pharmaceutical; Consultant: AsclepiX Therapeutics, Bayer, EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Santen Pharmaceutical

Nisha Acharya, MD, MS
Nisha Acharya, MD, MS
Elizabeth C. Proctor Distinguished Professor
Director of the Ocular Inflammatory Disease and Uveitis Service
Francis I. Proctor Foundation
Department of Ophthalmology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Disclosures: Nisha Acharya, MD, MS, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Thomas Albini, MD
Thomas Albini, MD
Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Director, Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Disclosures: Consultant: Adverum Biotechnologies, Allegro Ophthalmics, Allergan, Beaver-Visitec International, Clearside Biomedical, EyePoint Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, Janssen Biotech Inc, Notal Vision, Novartis, Regenexx, Santen Pharmaceutical, Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

David S. Chu, MD
David S. Chu, MD
Medical Director
Metropolitan Eye Research and Surgery Institute
Palisades Park, New Jersey
Clinical Associate Professor
Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
New Jersey Medical School of Rutgers University
Newark, NJ

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals; Consultant: Aldeyra Therapeutics, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals; Speaker’s Bureau: AbbVie, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.

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