Friday, September 24, 2021

26th Annual Fall Reunion

12:45 PM to 5:30 PM

Virtual Meeting

Join us for a lively virtual (Zoom) program on best clinical practices in ophthalmology. You will also have the opportunity to share in the excitement and camaraderie surrounding a football Saturday in Ann Arbor. Watch our University of Michigan Wolverines battle Rutgers.

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Fall Reunion Information


  • 12:45 pm
    Chair’s Welcome 
    Paul Lee, MD, JD
  • 12:50 pm
    Moderator’s Welcome and Introduction
    Jonathan Trobe, MD
  • 1:00 pm
    6th Farjo Memorial Lecture
    The Genetics of CRISPR
    Sally Camper, PhD
  • 1:45 pm
    Alumni Podium Presentation
    Challenges in Oculoplastics
    Krista Stewart, MD, R'17
  • 2:10 pm
    Lifetime Service Award
    Gale Oren, MILS
  • 2:25 pm Break
  • 2:35 pm
    Best of Grand Rounds
    Not Your Typical Optic Neuritis
    Emily Chang, MD, R'22
  • 3:00 pm
    All I Really Need to Know I Learned at Kellogg
    Blake Fausett, MD, PhD, R'13
  • 3:25 pm
    Kellogg Research Update          
    • RPE Lipid Handling as a Therapeutic Target in Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      Jason Miller, MD, PhD, R'19, F'21
    • Therapeutic Implications of Reprogramming Retinal Cell Metabolism
      Thomas Wubben, MD, PhD, R'17, F'19
  • 4:00 pm
    Distinguished Alumni Award          
    • Gary Gutow, MD, R'73
    • Richard Gutow, MD, R'63
  • 4:15 pm
    Ask the Experts
    Major Controversies
  • 5:00 pm
    What's Happening at Kellogg
    Paul Lee, MD, JD

Other Fall Reunion Events

Saturday, September 25

  • University of Michigan vs. Rutgers Football Game
    Kickoff time at Michigan Stadium is 3:30 PM. Tickets cost $70 each and are available ONLY to alums (two per registered alum). Tickets are limited and will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve tickets, contact Lindsay Baden at [email protected]

6th Farjo Memorial Lecture

Sally Camper, PhD

Sally Camper, PhD

Margery Shaw Distinguished University Professor of Human Genetics
University of Michigan Medical School

Lecture: New Gene Editing Technologies Offer Promise for Gene Therapy

Distinguished Alumni Award

D. Gutow, MD

Richard Gutow, MD, R'63

Gary Gutow, MD

Gary Gutow, MD, R'73

Lifetime Achievement Award

Guest Speakers

Blake Fausett, MD, PhD

Blake Fausett, MD, PhD, R'13

Aesthetic Surgery Arts
Dr. Jason Miller

Jason M. Miller, MD, PhD

James Grosfeld Endowed Professor
Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Kristin Stewart, MD

Krista Stewart, MD, R'17

Minnesota Eye Consultants