Category Archives: For Medical Students

International Conference on Physician Health – Call for Abstracts
Feb 16th, 2024

Doctors are people, too. Making meaningful connections—with each other, with patients, and within our health systems—is integral to physicians’ health and well-being. The International Conference on Physician Health (ICPH) 2024 is an opportunity for physicians and researchers from Canada, the United States and United Kingdom to learn from each other, network around their work and […]

IV Issue – 2023 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive, & Glaucoma Cases
Dec 21st, 2023

The fourth issue of the 2023 Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive & Glaucoma Surgery is out! This issue is titled: SHOCKING CASES! The Video Journal of Cataract, Refractive and Glaucoma Surgery (VJCRGS) represents a lifelong mission of renowned ophthalmic surgeon and educator, Robert H. Osher, MD, to advance knowledge and surgical training of eye surgeons. […]

Review lecture series: Pre-OKAP
Dec 7th, 2023

Date: Varies, see table below for dates and corresponding topics Time: 7:30 PM, EST Location: Virtual These free 90-minute evening update and review rounds may be of interest to practicing ophthalmologists and trainees. This series is available online, Canada wide, at 7:30 pm EST. Please see below for the upcoming dates. Organized by ACUPO and […]

The Canadian Ophthalmology Mentorship Program (COMP)
Sep 18th, 2023

The Canadian Ophthalmology Mentorship Program (COMP) is an annual national mentorship program that connects 3-4 Canadian medical students per ophthalmology resident mentor for the purposes of networking, career exploration, and community building. Recruitment is now open for ophthalmology resident mentors and Canadian medical student mentees. Sign-ups are open till September 22, 2023.  Link to sign […]

CJO: June 2023 Issue Highlights
Jul 21st, 2023

CJO: June 2023 Issue Highlights The June 2023 CJO is now available online. Here are some of the highlights:  Resident Perspectives + visual abstract: Our talented team of residents have summarized 5 articles with a focus on what’s most relevant to ophthalmology learners here in Canada and around the globe, including the article featured in […]

CJO: April 2023 Issue Highlights
Apr 24th, 2023

The April 2023 CJO is now available online. Here are some of the highlights:  2022 Reviewer Acknowledgement: CJO sincerely thanks all of the reviewers who volunteered their valuable time and expertise to the peer review process throughout 2022. Peer review is the cornerstone of scholarly medical publishing, and the CJO would not be where it […]

Explore the Practice Resource Centre
Apr 13th, 2023

EXPLORE THE PRACTICE RESOURCE CENTRE – we are pleased to share the new PRC promotional video. In just over two minutes, we highlight the benefits of the site for seasoned practitioners and those just starting their career, how to easily submit ideas and resources, how to create a custom reading list, and much more.

Ophthalmology Explorer
Mar 21st, 2023

As a team of ophthalmologists, ophthalmology residents, and medical students at the University of Calgary, we are dedicated to exploring and developing simulation-based learning endeavours and 3D printing innovations in surgical ophthalmology. Check out the latest simulation walkthrough videos below: The EyeSi Simulator Walkthrough In this project, we provide walkthrough videos of the levels of […]

CJO: February 2023 Issue Highlights
Feb 27th, 2023

The February 2023 CJO is now available online. Here are some of the highlights: Editor-in-Chief’s report: 2022 at CJO: In this editorial, Dr. Varun Chaudhary highlights some of the CJO’s key accomplishments and outcome metrics from 2022, including the journal’s historic Impact Factor of 2.592. Resident Perspectives + visual abstract: Our talented team of residents […]