Category Archives: For Medical Students

Registration Now Open! 52nd Sally Letson Symposium Focusing In: Ophthalmology and Wellness Practice Pearls
Jul 27th, 2021

Sally Letson Symposium Registration NOW OPEN! Note: Early Bird Deadline Ends August 16th  The 52nd Sally Letson Symposium is scheduled to be held virtually on September 11th, 2021. Symposium Organizers: Chair: Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD, L.Ac Co-Chair: Saama Sabeti, MD, MPH, FRCSC Program Description: The 52nd Sally Letson Symposium Focusing In: Ophthalmology and Wellness Practice […]

Peut-on réapprendre à voir quand on a perdu la vision ? | Cynthia Qian | TEDxUmontreal
Jul 13th, 2021

Dr. Cynthia Qian presents two revolutionary methods to help people with inherited retinal diseases to regain their vision. Gene therapy for young children whose disease is at an early stage, and the bionic eye for people who may have completely lost their sight. Blindness is no longer a fatality. Explanation in video.

The Lens Pod
Jul 6th, 2021

Listen to The Lens Pod on Spotify. The Lens Pod is a medical student-run ophthalmology podcast that uses interviews with residents, fellows, and attendings to help medical student learners navigate the road to ophthalmology.

COS – THE EYECAN PODCAST- New Episodes!
Jun 15th, 2021

The podcast features guest speakers from across Canada and innovative practitioners from around the world discussing diverse topics and how they impact ophthalmology. Topics range from emerging techniques and technologies, to building individual resilience as Canadian physicians. Through it all, this podcast aims to build connections within the ophthalmological community, share our experiences and to […]

BroadEYE Podcast
May 13th, 2021

 The BroadEYE Podcast explores knowledge gaps in ophthalmology and eye care, with guests hailing from ophthalmology and optometry clinics, vision research labs, industry, private companies, and the low vision community Target Audience The content we share can help ophthalmologists, residents, allied healthcare workers, and medical students stay up to date about the latest research developments, […]

Women Leaders in Eye Health Webinar Series
May 3rd, 2021

Women In Ophthalmology (WIO), Seva Foundation, and Orbis International have come together to offer a global webinar series in May 2021 for current and prospective women in ophthalmology. Please join us for two engaging sessions with dynamic, global speakers and moderators. Speakers will share personal stories and experiences, highlighting strategies and key takeaways on the […]

Orbis: Changing the Way the World Sees
Apr 26th, 2021

Orbis Canada presents its first Speaker Series. Topic: Changing the Way the World Sees Date: Thursday, May 27, 2021 Time: 7:30pm–9:00pm EST Special guests: – Dr. Simon Holland, MD (the University of British Columbia, Chair of Orbis Canada) – Dr. Hunter Cherwek, MD (Vice President, Clinical Services & Technology, Orbis International) – Lisa McKeen (CEO, […]

For Residents: COSIG Annual Meeting 2021- Speed Mentoring Session
Apr 8th, 2021

A group of Canadian medical students has formed a coalition called COSIG (Canadian Ophthalmology Student Interest Group) to help foster mentorship and share resources for all medical students in Canada interested in ophthalmology. As part of their first annual meeting, they are hoping to get ophthalmology residents from across Canada to take part in their […]

Orbis Future Vision Leaders Program
Mar 30th, 2021

Tomorrow’s eye health leaders making a difference today. Orbis is a leading international non-profit that fights avoidable blindness and trains local eye care teams in developing nations so they can save sight in their communities. To offer residents and medical students the opportunity to participate in Orbis’ mission, Orbis Canada launched the Orbis Future Vision […]