Meetings: Where science and friends connectThe Power of the Pan-American Network
The Best of the Academy in Spanish takes place every year the day after the yearly American Academy meeting. The format is round table and Q&A. It is a great opportunity to catch topics you missed and share your favorites with your fellow PAAO members.
Pan-American Research Day (PARD) is held yearly the day before ARVO. Everyone presenting at ARVO is invited to share their research in a quick 5 minute format. This popular event will bring you up to speed on all the latest research in one day.
Regional Courses are held once or twice a year and vary in location. They usually coincide with the hosting countries national society meeting. We have held a regional course in virtually every South American country.
Each Congress awards are given out to outstanding ophthalmologists and educators.
- Gradle Medal for Good Teaching
- The Benjamin F. Boyd Humanitarian Medal Award for Service to the Americas
- Lions/PAAO Award in Blindness Prevention
- Paul Kayser / RRFGlobal Award
- Troutman-Véronneau Prize