55th Sally Letson Symposium

Join us for the 55th Sally Letson Symposium chaired by Dr. Ian Clark, University of Manitoba, and Dr. Solin Saleh (Co-Chair), University of Ottawa.

This year’s topic is “Pediatric Ophthalmology – Making a difference that lasts a lifetime.” Over the course of 2.5 days, the program will delve into the realm of paediatric ophthalmology. Esteemed guest speakers will deliver captivating lectures and presentations, fostering interactive learning and encouraging critical thinking. Seize the opportunity to enrich your knowledge and skills in this vital field.

Location: Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4

Date: September 19 – 21, 2024

For more information, please visit the Sally Letson Symposium Website.

QUESTIONS? For inquiries relating to the scientific program and CPD credits, please contact Jill Garner [email protected]

COS Forum 2024 – Exploring the Future of Ophthalmology

Thank you to all the participants who were able to join us during the live session, we hope you enjoyed the webinar! We are pleased to offer a recording of the forum. If you missed the live session, you will still be able to access presentations on Advocacy; Artificial Intelligence; Sustainability in Ophthalmology; and Drug Shortages & Essential Medications.

Learning objectives:

  1. Understand how COS is advocating for policy changes at the government level to improve eye care accessibility and quality
  2. Be able to describe how COS is working with partners at Health Canada to analyze the causes and consequences of ophthalmic drug shortages and develop strategies to lessen their impact on patient care
  3. Know more of the current and potential applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in ophthalmology and their potential to impact patient care and clinical decision-making
  4. Be more aware of the environmental impact of ophthalmic practices and devices and the strategies for promoting sustainability in ophthalmic practice

Cornea Learning Modules

Cornea Learning Modules

This educational program consists of online learning modules of corneal topography and tomography using a case-based format, with the goal of improving knowledge and comfort in interpreting corneal imaging.

Learning Objectives

·       Understanding differences between topography and tomography, and which clinical scenarios require use of corneal imaging 

·       Understand different maps and data presented in topography and tomography, and how they are used in the diagnosis and management of corneal related anomalies

·       Interpret corneal imaging in context of normal and diseased eyes (including keratoconus, corneal ectasias, pterygium, assessment prior to cataract or refractive surgery)  

CanMEDS Roles

·       Medical expert

·       Scholar 

This is a Member’s Only Section 3 MOC Accredited Activity. You must first log in to your account.

Click here for the Modules Link

This activity is an Accredited Self-Assessment Program (Section 3) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the Canadian Ophthalmological Society. You may claim a maximum of 2 section 3 credits.