Webinar– A Path to a New Vision: Financial Implications of COVID – Beyond the Basics

Financial Implications of COVID – Beyond the Basics

Are you confused by the nuances of federal or provincial financial relief programs? Unsure what to apply for and how to plan your practice finances? Join us for the fourth webinar in our series A PATH TO A NEW VISION.  This week we ask experts from MD Financial Management to help us find our way through the financial challenges, opportunities and resources available during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be joined by a number of your Canadian colleagues in various practice situations across the country to share their experiences and insights. 


After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.


Moderator: Dr. Guillermo Rocha
Guest Speaker: MD Financial Management
Cross-Country Canadian Panel to include representative from British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Quebec

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.


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 unique challenges, opportunities and key resources related to financial impacts of COVID-19 for ophthalmologists.


Please use the link below to submit questions in advance of the webinar: https://ca.surveygizmo.com/s3/50075600/A-Path-to-a-New-Vision-Questions

Your questions will help to guide the presentation and the provincial correspondents.


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.


A COS e-mail will be sent the week following the webinar which will include your certificate of attendance.


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 include A Return to Office and Surgical Practice, and Physician Wellness during COVID-19.


Check out the webinar series by subscribing to the COS YouTube channel by following the link below. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa92RI9LcZN_Xijy5cTsNXg

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.