Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

5th Annual Interprofessional Eye Care Forum

The Planning Team is pleased to announce the 5th Annual Interprofessional Eye Care Forum, a meeting bringing together specialist physicians, fellows, researchers and students from Ophthalmology, Optometry, Family Medicine, Neurology, and Emergency Medicine within Edmonton and area. The meeting is planned for Jan 25, 2020 at the Lister Conference Centre University of Alberta.

Building on the success of past Annual Interprofessional Fora, the agenda is planned for sessions and workshops with speakers presenting on highly relevant topics and sharing collaborative perspectives. The meeting will be structured to allow a mix of presentations, interactive Q & A sessions, panel discussions and collaboration opportunities. The conference will involve a variety of presentation formats and eye health related topics to engage the interest in interprofessional collaboration among educational leaders, community practitioners, service providers and students.

We look forward to seeing you!

Planning Team (alphabetical): Drs. Samuel Boucher (Optometry), Karenn Chan (Family Medicine), Karim Damji (Ophthalmology), Colleen Kjelland (Emergency Medicine), Jennifer McCombe (Neurology), David Plemel (Ophthalmology), Hermina Strungaru (Ophthalmology)


Detailed Program Agenda 2020 click here


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 University of Calgary Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development for up to a maximum of 4.75 hours.