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2023-03-25 12:58:10

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.


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Research news from Wilmer Eye – Johns Hopkins

Deep Learning Models May Help Identify Visual Field Worsening A study by Jithin Yohannan, M.D., M.P.H.; Jasdeep Sabharwal, M.D., Ph.D.; Chris Bradley, Ph.D.; Pradeep Ramulu, M.D., Ph.D., the Sheila K. West Professor of Ophthalmology and colleagues demonstrated that a deep learning model trained on a consensus of methods can identify visual field worsening and could help clinicians during routine […]

Newsletter Wills Eye – Full Member of the WAEH

Read more about the Wills Eye, in the newsletter below: Eye Level – Winter 2023 Welcome to the Winter 2023 edition of Eye Level! We hope you enjoy reading about all of the wonderful people and meaningful stories that are coming out of Wills Eye Hospital.  Your generosity is enabling Wills Eye to continue our […]

South Tyneside Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust: new full WAEH member

Sunderland Eye Infirmary provides a whole range of ophthalmic services for the population of Sunderland and the immediate surrounding area and is also a sub-regional centre, servicing the population of the North East of England seeing in the region of 100,000 attendances every year. Nationally renowned for its innovation and high quality services, Sunderland Eye […]

Happy 39th Anniversary to our full member JEC

To all JEC Doctors, management and staffs, it is a pleasure to wish JEC a Happy 39th Anniversary. Success comes with strong determination and with great hard work, which is what we see for sure in JEC. We wish you many more years of innovations and accomplishments! Once again, Happy 39th Anniversary! 

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