• Global Ophthalmology Summit


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    We invite you to join us at the Global Ophthalmology Summit taking place August 12 and 13 in Park City, Utah. The Summit will bring together those involved in global ophthalmology to learn from one another, build networks and explore collaborations to further enhance global eye care. Ophthalmologists, optometrists, public health specialists, allied health professionals, technicians and industry involved in global eye care are welcome.

    Organizers 

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Aravind Eye Hospital
    2022 Academic Hosts
    • Emory Eye Center
    • Moran Eye Center

    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
    • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
    • The Cornea Society
    • International Society of Ocular Oncology
    • Ophthalmology Foundation

    Highlights

    • Learn from global ophthalmology leaders through co-Sponsored sessions with ASCRS, AGS, Cornea Society, AAPOS, AUS, and more
    • Benefit from intimate networking events based on geography and focus area
    • Experience cutting-edge surgical simulation technology
    • Participate in special resident and fellow programming
    • Be eligible to receive CME credits 

    Mission
    Improving eye health and eliminating vision loss through public health advocacy, global ophthalmology education, research, collaboration and bridging global eye care stakeholders.

    Objectives
    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be 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
    The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

    The Academy designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Attendees registered as exhibitors, spouses and guests are not eligible for CME credits.