• News
  • News
  • WEBINAR 11 June 2020 How COVID has impacted Academic Missions

WEBINAR 11 June 2020 How COVID has impacted Academic Missions

2022-05-16 10:48:37

Open: to all WAEH members
Topic: How COVID has impacted Academic Missions

Keynotes by:Wilmer Eye Institute – USA 

Michael Xavier Repka, M.D.

  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Vice Chair for Clinical Practice-Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute-Pediatric Ophthalmology

Divya Srikumaran, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Vice Chair for Education-Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute – Odenton

Fasika Ambachew Woreta, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Residency Program Director-Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Director, Level I – Eye Trauma Center

Laura Ensign, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology (as well as in the Departments of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Infectious Diseases, and Oncology)
  • Vice Chair of Research-Wilmer Eye Institute

Lynne Young, MBA

  • Director of Clinical Operations-Wilmer Eye Institute

Rahul Shah, MHA

  • Assistant Administrator, Surgical, Business Development and Strategy-Wilmer Eye Institute

Time: June 11, 2020 06:00 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
San Francisco morning time!

The WAEH Webinars are exclusive to WAEH members. If you would like to participate, please send an email to: Maaike.vanzuilen@waeh.org. After registration you will receive a link. If you already have questions? Please feel free to already share them! During the webinar you can ask questions via the chat.

We hope to see and talk to you soon!

More news

Wilmer Eye Institute: #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S

As the #1 ophthalmology research program in the U.S., Wilmer Eye Institute has a big presence at the nation’s biggest ophthalmology research meeting. Here’s a look at what some Wilmer presenters will be talking about at ARVO 2022. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Avb_UrZGLRU

International Schwartz Rounds: looking for panelists

During the coronapandemic the WAEH together with the team from Moorfields organized two webinars about the Schwartz Rounds. This year we would like to organize these rounds again and are looking for panelists!  Schwartz Rounds provide a structured forum where all staff, clinical and non-clinical, come together regularly to discuss the emotional and social aspects […]

Dutch BICAT study proves safety and effectiveness of immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery

Image caption: “in ISBCS, transparant eye patches are used (right picture) instead of a non-transparant eye patch in DSBCS (left picture)” News from our full member: University Eye Clinic Maastricht, the Netherlands Immediate sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) offers comparable safety and efficacy to delayed sequential bilateral cataract surgery (DSBCS), according to a major Dutch […]

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust: Understanding the impact of “hand‐holding volunteers” providing theatre support during surgery ‐ The patient perspective

News from our founding member: Moorfields Eye Hospital The majority of cataract, and some glaucoma eye surgeries is undertaken using local anaesthetic and can be uncomfortable for patients and make them feel anxious. This can be very unpleasant and cause anxiety in patients. Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust uses volunteers in a “hand‐holding” role to provide comfort […]

As WAEH we are there to help….

Olena Kurylo was blinded in her right eye when a missile destroyed her apartment block in the opening hours of Russia’s brutal invasion last month. […] She was in danger of developing a fatal infection from her wounds. It was clear that Olena needed urgent surgery – but first she had to escape what had […]

Stay Up to Date With News, Inspirations and Events

A worldwide network of eye hospitals

Contact


Maaike van Zuilen,
maaike.vanzuilen@waeh.org

Social