PAAO President’s Message

The practice of medicine is an art, not a trade; a calling, not a business; a calling in which your heart will be exercised equally with your head.”

~William Osler

The words of William Osler, a McGill graduate who became a great physician and professor at McGill, Johns Hopkins & Oxford, are very meaningful to describe my first two months as a President of PAAO.

PAAO President’s Message

Dear Friends, I remember how winning the Select Free Paper prize in 1992 changed my life.  The winning prize was to present my paper at the Joint Spanish, Portuguese and PAAO Societies meeting in Sevilla, Spain. What an amazing experience.  I wanted to recreate this...

PAAO President’s Message

Dear Friends, Every two years the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) highlights achievements in Education, Prevention of Blindness and Humanitarian Service in the Americas and beyond.  At the upcoming 34th Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology in...