Pan-American News

The Power of the Pan-American Network

Tribute to Zelia Correa

“It was an easy decision for you to be our first international participant in the AAO Leadership Development Program and we both knew it would lead to the first multi-national program, the Pan Am Curso de Liderazgo. Your engaging manner easily convinced the elders that next generation colleagues deserved earlier opportunities and responsibilities — it was clear to me that you served others more than self.”

Helen and Mike Brennan
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Tribute to Mark Mannis

“Recently I was reading your own words in a profile to celebrate your Academy EnergyEYES Award at the last AAO. I quote:

‘Mentoring – A Major Career Accomplishment’
‘Young Ophthalmologists don’t put up with any subterfuge. They make you honest, and they make you smart. So, mentoring has really been a way to stimulate my own development as a clinician and a scientist, as well a human being.’ Your own words show why you are so essential to Ophthalmology, to PAAO, to PAOF, to your many fellows in Latin America, and to me as a dear friend, mentor and admirer.”

Mr. Nelson R.A. Marques
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Tribute to Marilyn Miller MD

“In honor of your exemplary leadership and contributions improving education and research in international Pediatric Ophthalmology. Leaving a legacy to be followed by the next generations of ophthalmologists.” Drs. Liana & Marcelo Ventura and family January 2018
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Tribute to José Berrocal MD

"In recognition of his visionary and innovative international leadership in ophthalmology. His dedication to continuing education and pursuit of excellence in clinical care for his patients was exemplar and have made him a role model to us."
Drs. Liana & Marcelo Ventura and family
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