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PAAO President’s Message

July 2020

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures. We saw a need that needed to be filled, and we stepped in to help.
– Benet Wilson

Gillingham Fellowship Experience: Dr. Arturo Santos

During 1995-1996, after being awarded the Gillingham Fellowship from the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, Dr. Arturo Santos (Mexico) completed his clinical and surgical training in the Advanced Medical and Surgical Retina Specialty Program at Wilmer Eye Institute, Retina Division at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

PAAO-YO Research: Natasha Cruz

Dr. Natasha Cruz a Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellow at Escola Paulista de Medicina – UNIFESP in São Paulo, Brasil has recently published two articles. Below are the salient points and links to the articles…

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PAAO 2021 has been POSTPONED

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues, Big challenges demand great leadership. During this extended difficult time of COVID-19, the Pan-American has shown great leadership in seeking the positive by promoting different educational activities via Campus PAAO …

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues: When the Coronavirus epidemic began, we thought it would cycle through in a few weeks or a short couple of months. Then it turned into a pandemic and now it is proving that its impact is going to be longer, broader and deeper than anyone could have...

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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues, During this time of COVID-19, most of us are still in quarantine or some level of sheltering-in-place. This gives us an opportunity for reflection on our purpose in life: not just clinical but more importantly our purpose in life as human beings....

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