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PAAO President’s Message

August 2019

Our goals can only be reached through a vehicle of a plan, in which we must believe, and which we must act upon. There is no other route to success.
~Pablo Picasso

Enrique Graue Wiechers Recognized by ANUIES

Wong, Alma Paola. Photograph of Enrique Graue Wiechers receiving ANUIES recognition. Milenio, 20 Aug. 2019, Rectors of the most prestigious universities in Mexico presented an...

Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues: In my experience, all the peoples of the Americas are very generous and supportive. We need to create a Pan-American culture of giving. We have the unique capability of setting the example for the rest of the community. We all can contribute in...

Call for Papers

Dear friends,   It is my pleasure to announce that we are online and live at with all new cover and pages design of The Pan-American Journal of Ophthalmology.   As planned, PAJO will publish in an on demand (continuous) flow along the year. This is...

Message from the PAOF Chair

Dear Colleagues: One of the goals established at the recent PAAO board meeting was to provide more training and support opportunities to our Young Ophthalmologists in the Americas, Spain and Portugal. We are proud to announce the launching of a new program, the...

First Young Paraguayan Society Workshop 2019

On June 29 in the city of Asunción, Paraguay the event called “First Young SPO Workshop” (Paraguayan Society of Young Ophthalmologists) was held for the first time and it was a big success. Residents of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmologists under 40 years presented clinical cases in front of a jury and the general public.

PAAO President’s Message

July 2019

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.”

~William Osler

The words of William Osler, a McGill graduate who became a great physician and professor at McGill, Johns Hopkins & Oxford, are very meaningful to describe my first two months as a President of PAAO.