Category Archives: For Medical Students

COS – THE EYECAN PODCAST- New Episodes!
Jul 15th, 2024

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 […]

Understanding Ophthalmologists’ Perspectives on Biosimilars
Jul 8th, 2024

Background A needs assessment was conducted to better understand the needs of Canadian ophthalmologists in the context of biosimilars. Biosimilars are biotherapeutic agents that aim to replicate the efficacy and safety profile of their reference biologic counterparts. They undergo rigorous testing to ensure comparable safety, efficacy, and quality. Biosimilars hold the potential to enhance patient […]

Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery – The Essential Partnership with Industry (Issue II)
Jul 2nd, 2024

The second issue of the Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Surgery is live!  The program is entitled: The Essential Partnership with Industry.  Dick Lindstrom and David Chang give a great introduction detailing the synergy between ophthalmologists and industry that results in innovative products which address unmet needs.  For the first time in our 40 year history, we […]

55th Sally Letson Symposium
Jun 5th, 2024

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 […]

Walter Wright Symposium 2024
Jun 5th, 2024

The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the 63rd Annual Walter Wright Symposium from December 6th to 7th, 2024! The 63rd Annual Walter Wright Symposium will encompass an action-packed agenda for cataract surgeons and the comprehensive ophthalmologist. With this meeting, you […]

10th Global Ophthalmology Meeting
May 9th, 2024

Date: October 10-11, 2024 Location: Madrid, Spain Welcome to the 10th Global Ophthalmology Meeting, happening on October 10-11, 2024, in Madrid, Spain. This conference serves as a vital platform for ophthalmologists, researchers, clinicians, educators, and industry professionals worldwide. Attendees can expect an engaging program featuring scientific sessions, keynote presentations, workshops, and poster sessions covering various […]

Zeiss Beyond – Shaping Ophthalmology Together
May 1st, 2024

Date: Friday, May 31st 2024 Location: Hockey Hall of Fame – Toronto, ON Don’t miss this session with renowned experts sharing their experience with the latest digital and surgical innovations to improve patient outcome and optimize clinical workflows. This session includes: For more information, visit: https://www.zeiss.ca/meditec/en/news-events/events/cos_2024_zeiss.html

MOC Learn & Connect
Apr 29th, 2024

The Royal College is excited to launch the MOC Learn & Connect Series which will provide details on the new changes to the MOC framework, as well as share the educational strategies that will support the medical community. At the end of this session, you will be able to: In addition to these virtual events, […]

CJO: April 2024 Issue Highlights
Apr 24th, 2024

The April 2024 CJO is now available online. Here are some of the highlights:  Resident Perspectives + visual abstract: Our talented team of residents have summarized 4 articles with a focus on what’s most relevant to ophthalmology learners here in Canada and around the globe. In addition, our April visual abstract provides a visual summary […]