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Dr. Jim Farmer, MD, FRCSC, FRCPC

2023 Planning Committee - Ophthalmic Pathology
Participates in 5 items
Dr. Farmer is an adjunct associate professor of ophthalmology, and pathology and molecular medicine (cross appointment) at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, and an assistant professor of laboratory medicine (anatomical pathology) with a cross appointment in ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa. He graduated from the University of Ottawa Medical School and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Ottawa and then a Fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus and pediatric neuro-ophthalmology with Drs. A. Jampolsky, A. Scott, and C. Hoyt at the Smith Kettlewell Institute of Visual Science in San Francisco, California, and the University of California, San Francisco. He completed a residency in anatomical pathology at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont, and the University of Ottawa. He is section chair of the Canadian Ophthalmic Pathology Society and a member of the Eastern Ophthalmic Pathology Society based in the United States.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Farmer does not have any affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization.

Sessions in which Dr. Jim Farmer, MD, FRCSC, FRCPC participates

Thursday 15 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM | 9 hours

 Admission to this session is included in the full registration fee. If you wish to attend this session as a stand-alone event only, please contact Rita Afeltra at to register.

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM | 2 hours
Current Concepts

 Learning Objectives:At the end of this session, participants will be able to:Review how to apply Quality Improvement strategies to improve patient safetyBe familiar with the presentation and histology of hereditary benign intraepithelial dyskeratosis, and be able to distinguish it from other conjunctival lesions including conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia.Des...

Saturday 17 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Self-assessment Program (SAP)Pathology

 This course will identify the essentials of Ocular Pathology and is designed to present participants with essential concepts of pathological processes relevant to the clinical practice of ophthalmology. This self-assessment program will look in depth at a wide variety of common ocular lesions needing proper pathological interpretation. Participants, through clinical scenarios (case studies) will learn the diagnostic advantages and disadvantages of ha...