On behalf of the board of the WAEH, A BIG THANKS to each and every one of you for your valuable contributions and energetic support that made the 11th annual meeting a great success!!
All of you have provided high quality presentations, and many thanks for sharing all your knowledge and experience so transparently. We can learn a lot from each other as we all face similar challenges!
From now on David Probert, CEO of the Moorfields Eye Hospital will be the chair of our association. Also a BIG THANK YOU to Charity Wai, for her valuable contributions as our chair in the last three years!!! Without you, the WAEH would not have been what it currently is!
Please save the dates for our upcoming meeting in 2018: 6 – 9 June 2018 at Kellogg Eye Center in the US! You can already register: REGISTER. After the annual meeting we will probably add a facultative visit to one of our other US members, so please extend you stay in the US a bit! We will let you know as soon as possible. Are you going to the AAO meeting in November this year, please take aan extra day, the WAEH will probably organize a small meeting next to it!
See you soon again!
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Sol Innovation Award 2017
The Eye & Ear Hospital of the Fudan University in Shanghai, full member of the WAEH, won the 2017 Sol innovation Award.
On the picture: Xi Shuxin, Director Nursing Care Department, Eye & Ear Hospital of the Fudan University from Shanghai.
Many thanks to our host The Tianjin Medical University Eye Hospital
Wednesday June 14
Thursday June 15
Friday June 16
Saturday June 17
Many thanks to our host in Shanghai: Eye & Ent Hospital from Fudan University
Next newsletter more about this visit!
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Please do not hesitate to contact Maaike van Zuilen:
See you in Ann Arbor 6 – 9 June 2018
2022 Wilmer Annual Report
The eye, which is more easily accessible than organs shielded by skin and muscle, often reveals insights into a patient’s overall state of health. The Wilmer Eye Institute’s Annual Report details stories of lifesaving discoveries, innovative educational initiatives, and groundbreaking research that are advancing patient care and the field of ophthalmology. Read the report: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/publications/wilmer_issues/annual-report-2022
REMINDER: Call for Projects Interested in funding for a project? The WAEH can finance two to three projects per year with 7.500,- euro. You can use the following WAEH project format to send in your project proposal: WAEH project proposal.Round 1 – Deadline 31 January 2023– Incoming proposals reviewed by board in February / March board meeting– […]
Longitudinal Use of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Utility of Asynchronous Testing for Subspecialty-Level Ophthalmic Care
Publication by WAEH Member UCSF – Department of Ophthalmology Importance: Telehealth in ophthalmology has traditionally focused on preventive disease screening with limited use in outpatient evaluation. The unique conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic afforded the opportunity to evaluate different implementations of teleophthalmology at scale, providing insight into expanding teleophthalmology care. Objective: To compare telehealth use in ophthalmology […]
The Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2023/24 – open for applications
The Victoria Cohen Scholarship is now open for applications from aspiring ocular oncologists in need of financial support throughout their fellowship. The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust was established in 2021 in memory of the late Victoria Cohen, former president of ISOO. Victoria was always keen to support the next generation of eye surgeons […]
Eye cancer is a terrible disease and there are not enough ocular oncologists in the world. Training takes time and money. The Victoria Cohen Eye Cancer Charitable Trust provides scholarships to support aspiring ocular oncologists through their training and education. The deadline for applications for the Victoria Cohen Scholarship 2023/24 is the 31st March 2023. For […]