The COS CPD Council will offer a webinar series on topic information, relevant to ophthalmologists across Canada.

Going forward the COS webinar series A Path to a New Vision will take place on Thursdays at 4:00 pm EDT. Future topics may includePhysician Wellness during COVID; Virtual Ophthalmic care during and after COVID.  


Date: Thursday, April 30th
Time: 4:00 pm EDT
Zoom Link to register for the webinar:
Language: English presentation, French questions may be submitted


Moderator: Dr. Guillermo Rocha
Guest Speaker: Dr. Richard Mimeault, CMPA

Cross-Country Canadian Panel

  • Dr. Alex de Saint Sardos, Nova Scotia  
  • Dr. Raj Rathee, Ontario
  • Dr. Guy Boswall, Prince Edward Island
  • Dr. Salim Lahoud, Quebec
  • A representative from Alberta

The Planning Committee is made of up members of the COS Council on CPD, Chaired by Dr. Colin Mann, and includes Dr. Mona Harissi-Dagher, Dr. Varun Chaudhary, and Dr. Hady Saheb.


Please use the link below to submit questions in advance of the webinar: Your questions will help to guide the presentation by Dr. Mimeault and the provincial correspondents.


At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe and apply strategies for practicing ophthalmology during the evolving phases of the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada
  • Describe the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on ophthalmologists practicing in Canada
  • Describe the specific medico-legal implications of practicing ophthalmology during and after the COVID-19 pandemic


This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) 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 1 hour.


The Canadian Ophthalmological Society is excited to bring you this webinar series: A Path to a New Vision, which deals with COVID-19 related topics for Canadian Ophthhalmologists. Invited guests will provide expert information and a panel of ophthalmologists from across the country that provide a snapshot of current ophthalmic practice in Canada.  Future topics may include Physician Wellness during COVID; Virtual Ophthalmic care during and after COVID; Virtual Care/Teleophthalmology.  

This webinar series was delivered with financial support from an educational grant provided to the COS by Bayer.


Colleen Drake, Coordinator, Continuing Professional Development, Canadian Ophthalmological Society at [email protected] with any questions.