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News from Wilmer Eye Institute – Johns Hopkins

2024-06-20 13:22:57

Full member of the WAEH
Cathy Kowalewski – Chair of the WAEH, Administrator Wilmer Eye

Wilmer Takes First-Place in Ophthalmology Times 2021 Survey of Program Directors
Wilmer Eye Institute was voted the #1 program in the country in the Ophthalmology Times Best Program Survey. This year, Wilmer has the distinction of holding the sole first-place rank for Overall Program. In addition, Wilmer is ranked #1 for Research. https://www.ophthalmologytimes.com/view/2021-best-program-results-wilmer-eye-institute-grabs-top-spot

Arevalo Named Chairman of the Board of the Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation
J. Fernando J. Arevalo, M.D., Ph.D., the Edmund F. and Virginia B. Ball Professor of Ophthalmology and the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, has taken office as the Chairman of the Board of the Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation.

Neuro Fellows Spread Wilmer’s Influence Worldwide
Some who train at Wilmer Eye Institute do so with a particular sense of obligation. They want to take what they have learned and apply it in their home countries—where eye care is in high demand, but availability is limited. https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/articles/neuro-fellows-worldwide

Wilmer Eye Institute’s 38th Annual Current Concepts in Ophthalmology – Vail, Colorado
This five-day course will highlight recent developments in the diagnosis and medical and surgical therapy of common eye diseases. Topics will cover the influence of clinical trials and other evidence in the peer-reviewed literature on managing a broad range of conditions and diseases, as well as a review of the role of optical coherence tomography and other imaging advances. March 14 – March 18, 2022, Vail, Colorado. https://hopkinscme.cloud-cme.com/course/courseoverview?P=0&EID=31119

Virtual Grand Rounds at Wilmer Eye Institute

Join Wilmer Eye Institute for Virtual Grand Rounds on Thursday mornings from 7:30am – 8:30am. CME credit is available for Johns Hopkins affiliates. Click here to register for upcoming sessions.

Vision Screening in Our Neighborhoods

When Thomas Johnson, M.D., Ph.D. was a medical student at Johns Hopkins in 2011, he founded a program to provide local residents with free vision screenings and follow-up care. Today, that program continues to serve some of Baltimore’s most vulnerable citizens.

https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/articles/student-led-volunteer-group-gives-free-vision-screenings-and-follow-up-care-to-baltimore-residents

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