Want to know more about how to implement innovation in your eye hospital and more specific your Nursing Department? Register now for The 16th Annual WAEH Meeting from 4 – 6 October 2022 in Baltimore, United States of America! 🇺🇸Hosted by the Wilmer Eye Institute Johns Hopkins (Baltimore, USA).
One of the speakers during the 16th Annual WAEH Meeting will be Reuben Cruz from our full member Bascom Palmer Eye Hospital (Miami, United States of America) 🇺🇸 – for and by nurses!
This year’s themes? Artificial Intelligence, Innovation in Eyecare, Designing Eye Hospitals, Improving Healthcare Delivery Design, Hospital Management and Fundraising. You do not want to miss this in person meeting!
Tuesday October 4: WAEH Board meeting / Innovative visit with meet and greet start ups in eyecare (from ophthalmologists from Wilmer!)/ Member Meeting / Welcoming Dinner
Wednesday October 5: Full day programme with presentations in the Lab building of Wilmer, launch of the new WAEH project about eye drops – Visit Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins
Thursday October 6: Full day programme with presentations – Communities of Practice Meetings Medical Outcomes and Nursing
Friday October 7 (facultative): 1 on 1 meetings, brainstorms, sightseeing
Want to attend the 16th Annual Meeting in Baltimore? Is your hospital a member of the WAEH? Full members have two free passes to the meeting, associate members one. Send an email to Maaike for your free access code: email@example.com
Member meeting 2022 Tuesday October 4
Want to share your ideas to improve the WAEH? Please join the Member Meeting of the WAEH during the 16th annual meeting in Baltimore. We will talk about the Board composition (still one vacancy!), the activity plan for the upcoming years and the budget and fee scheme. Full members have the ability to vote, associate members can join and share their ideas!
The Member Meeting is planned on Tuesday October 4, 04.00 PM.
Questions? Share news?
Do you have a special request? Would you like to organize a webinar or share news? Fill in this WAEH form
Or would you like to be (digitally) connected to a certain person in one of our member eye hospitals? Please feel very welcome to contact Maaike van Zuilen: Maaike.firstname.lastname@example.org
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 […]