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PAAO President’s Message

May 2020

Everything will be all right

Todo va a estar bien

Tudo acabará bem

Ça va bien aller

Ventura Fellowship Experience: Dr. Dhariana Acon

Dhariana Acon from Costa Rica was the first recipient of the Liana & Marcelo Ventura International Fellowship in Pediatric Retina Award.  She did her fellowship at Bascom Palmer in Miami and sent in this report.

PAAO President’s Message

April 2020

“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.”
~ Sir William Osler, 1903

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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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Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues,   We are finishing another month of the COVID-19 challenge.  For most of us, our practices are greatly reduced.  The experts say that the best way to face this time of challenge is to reach out to build bridges among our family, friends, and...

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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 the Pan-American, a...

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