PAAO President’s Message

February 2020

“I am staying home. Please wash your hands very carefully and respect the distance of at least 2 meters from one another. We need to take care of ourselves, our families and in particular of our elderly friends.”
~Roger Federer

Message from the PAOF Chair

Message from the PAOF Chair Dear Colleagues, We are in the grips of COVID-19.  Who could have imagined a month ago that this novel Corona Virus would have swept the world with such ruthless efficiency. This brings to mind the ever-increasing importance of the Power of...

PAAO President’s Message

February 2020

In order to be a great clinician, one needs to understand the pathological mechanisms that leads to the signs and symptoms of a given disease in a particular patient.
–Lorenz Zimmerman

Message from the PAOF Chair

Message from the PAOF Chair My Dear Colleagues, The Pan-American has a rich tradition of cultural and educational exchange. One of our earliest programs in the Pan-American history was the “Visiting Professor” where an expert would spend a month travelling around to...

Declaração da PAAO sobre o surto atual de coronavírus

Declaração da PAAO sobre o surto atual de coronavírus 2019-nCoV Estamos todos cientes do atual coronavírus (2019-nCoV) originário da cidade de Wuhan, na China. Sabe-se que o vírus 2019-nCoV causa infecções respiratórias graves, incluindo pneumonia e dificuldade em...

PAAO Statement regarding current coronavirus outbreak

PAAO Statement regarding current coronavirus outbreak 2019-nCoV We are all aware of the current coronavirus (2019-nCoV) originating from the city of Wuhan, China. The 2019-nCoV virus has been known to cause severe respiratory infections, including pneumonia and...

PAAO President’s Message

January 2020

The best way to find yourself, is to lose yourself in the service of others.
– Mahatma Gandhi

January Leadership Course 2020

The Pan-American Curso de Liderazgo (leadership course) is preparing the best young ophthalmologists to take leadership roles in their community and professional organizations. See what they did at the January 2020 work session.