Pan-American NewsThe Power of the Pan-American Network
"As 2020 draws to a close, all of us at the PAAO have much to be proud of. Despite a long and difficult year filled with uncertainty, all of you have made great efforts in confronting the crisis we are now enduring."
We congratulate the 2021 fellowship and scholarship recipients...
"In these extraordinary times, we should wear a mask with a smile to express, even in an invisible way, kindness and solidarity to everyone around us."
– M.N. Burnier Jr
A vital activity of the Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation (PAOF) is our Life & Legacy Program. A permanently endowed program is a wonderful way to create a legacy and ensure education for years to come.
"Research is the heart of the hospital."
– Pierre Masson
This year is rapidly coming to a close. Looking back over the year, I have been analyzing what positive things have come from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dear Colleagues, The year 2020 will be long-remembered in the history books.
We should join the PAAO for three main reasons: the three E’s. Education, Enlightenment, and Enjoyment.
- Dr. Carol Shields
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.