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The Guillermo Picó Santiago Basic Course of Ophthalmology 2021 will be virtual. The course is sponsored by the Pan American Ophthalmology Association and the University of Puerto Rico.
My name is Fabiola Jerez from Honduras. I received a BCC Training Scholarship from the PAAO and PAOF.
Dr. Mary Elizabeth Hartnett received the 2019 Paul Kayser Global Award in 2019 for her work “Toward a Safe and Effective Treatment for Retinopathy of Prematurity”. This is the progress report.
Dr. Miguel Angel Vázquez Membrillo, Vitreoretinal specialist at the Instituto Mexicano de Oftalmología I.A.P., in Mexico City, Mexico, has recently published an article. Below are the salient points and link to the article.>
No matter what sort of difficulties, how painful experience is, if we lose our hope, that's our real disaster.
- Dalai Lama
Dear Colleagues, We are still facing the challenge of the pandemic. In North America, schools and universities are starting up again. We must continue to move forward, and I am confident that we will successfully come through this pandemic if we stay positive and collectively help and support each other.
Dr. Camila Ventura, a Retina specialist and Director of Research at Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV) and HOPE Eye Hospital in Recife, Brazil, has recently published two articles. Below are the salient points and links to the articles.>
As medical researchers, we know that the importance of research is as much about ideas as it is about knowing how to communicate them. Science communication is part of our daily life; as doctors we must inform our patients about their disease and treatment, give lectures, write scientific papers or proposals.
Miguel Angel Vázquez Membrillo, Mexican ophthalmologist with subspecialty in retina and vitreous, shares his experience in the realization of his postdoctoral project (2015-2016) in rural communities in southern China.
It’s been 3 months since I moved back to Costa Rica after finishing my one-year of Pediatric Retina training at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute (BPEI), Miam...