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    Announcing the Second Global Ophthalmology Summit:
    September 2023 | Atlanta, Georgia

    Join your global ophthalmology colleagues to learn from one another, build networks and explore collaborations to further enhance global eye care. More details will be posted as they become available. Check back often. For now, you can see an overview below, review the final program and access the recordings and poster presentations from the first-ever Global Ophthalmology Summit

    2022 Overview

    Thank you for joining us at the first-ever Global Ophthalmology Summit that took place in Park City, Utah on August 12 and 13, 2022.

    Highlights

    • Learnings from global ophthalmology leaders through co-Sponsored sessions with ASCRS, AGS, Cornea Society, AAPOS, AUS, and more
    • Intimate networking events based on geography and focus area
    • Cutting-edge surgical simulation technology
    • Special resident and fellow programming
    • CME credits 

    Mission
    To improve eye health and eliminate vision loss through public health advocacy, global ophthalmology education, research, collaboration and bridging global eye care stakeholders.

    Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants were able to:

    • Describe the current state of vision impairment and causes in the world
    • Understand the new WHO World Report on Vision
    • Develop strategies for meeting the WHO’s 2030 targets
    • Describe the role of social determinants of health in vision impairment and health inequities
    • Describe the important of innovation and technology in meeting the challenges of blindness prevention
    • Discuss the importance of equitable partnerships across geographic boundaries, as well as interprofessional entities

    CME Accreditation

    This activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and The Moran Eye Center.  The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

    In-Person Meeting: The American Academy of Ophthalmology designated this activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians were to claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    Virtual Meeting: The American Academy of Ophthalmology designated this activity for a maximum of 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians were to claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

    2022 Contributors

    Thank you to all who made the Global Ophthalmology Summit possible:

    Organizers 

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Aravind Eye Hospital

    2022 Academic Hosts

    • Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University
    • Emory Eye Center, Emory University
    • Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois Chicago
    • Moran Eye Center, University of Utah

    Academic Partners 

    • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
    • American Glaucoma Society
    • American Society of Retina Specialists
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
    • American Uveitis Society
    • International Society for the Prevention of Blindness
    • International Society of Ocular Oncology
    • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
    • Ophthalmology Foundation
    • The Cornea Society

    Organization Partners 

    • Help Me See
    • SEE International
    • Seva Foundation

    Corporate Supporters 

    Diamond 
    • Sidra Tree Foundation 

    Academic Department Supporters

    Platinum 

    • Aravind Eye Hospital 
    • Casey Eye Institute, Oregon Health and Science University
    • Duke Eye Center, Duke University 
    • Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois Chicago
    • Moran Eye Center, University of Utah
    Gold 
    • Dean McGee Eye Institute
    • Emory Eye Center, Emory University
    • University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center

    Exhibitors

    • Katena / Corza
    • Nanodropper
    • YoungMD Connect