Category Archives: Women in Ophthlamology

View from the top: A Panel Discussion with Women Leaders in Medicine
Mar 4th, 2022

Date: Tuesday, March 8th, 2022Time: 8:00 – 9:00 pm ET Imagine a gender equal health system. One that is free of bias towards women physicians, medical learners, health workers and patients. We must eliminate the double standard, and level the playing field. What would that look like? What could be achieved? Join Canada’s top women in […]

CWIM Conference 2022
Feb 24th, 2022

The Canadian Women in Medicine (CWIM) Conference will take place from June 2 – 4, 2022 in Victoria, BC or Virtual.

Women Leaders in Eye Health Coffee Hour
Feb 1st, 2022

Date: Thursday, February 10th, 2022 Time: 8:00 am Speakers: Dr. Sara Wester, Dr. Erin Shriver, Dr. Femida Kherani Topic: Session 1 Oculoplastics. The panelists will answer questions posed from the original webinar series or submitted in advance and will provide real-life professional mentoring and advice as experienced OCP specialists. This informal webinar format will allow […]

WOMEN RESIDENTS IN OPHTHALMOLOGY – Current Status of Gender Equity in Ophthalmology
Jan 31st, 2022

Date: Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 Time: 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM Topic: Current Status of Gender Equity in Ophthalmology Speaker: Dr. Yvonne Buys Register in advance for this webinar: After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Please see some recommended readings below. Buys YM, Canizares M, Felfeli T, […]

WOMEN IN OPHTHALMOLOGY DINNER
Oct 14th, 2021

Allergan, an AbbVie company, would like to cordially invite you to a Discussion on Highlights from the Drop Reduction in Ocular Pressure Program Date: Thursday, October 21st, 2021 Time: 10:00pm EST (hosted by Women in Ophthalmology – B.C. Chapter) Speaker: Cindy Hutnik MD, PhD, FRCSCDr. Hutnik is currently President of the Canadian Glaucoma Society and […]

Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) Summer Symposium
Jul 14th, 2021

The 2021 WIO summer Symposium, will have a HYBRID MEETING FORMAT. The Live meeting will take place at the Ritz-Carlton on Amelia Island, Florida, August 26-29, 2021. For those who are unable to travel, they will be offering a virtual registration. The virtual portion of the Summer Symposium will include live streams of several of […]

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 […]

Booklet – Seva Canada – Gender and Blindness: Addressing Inequity
Jun 30th, 2020

Seva Canada is a charity whose mission is to restore sight and prevent blindness in developing countries. Their new Gender and Blindness booklet is updated with research and strategies to overcome the barriers women and girls face in accessing care. Introduction Seva Canada and its partners’ research clearly reveals that, in order to achieve our […]