Councils, Committees, and Working Groups

Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) councils and committees assist the COS Board of Directors by focusing on specific areas of service.


2019-20 chairs of each council and committee

Guillermo Rocha, MD

Nominating Committee

Phil Hooper, MD

Council on Advocacy

Hady Saheb, MD

Council on Continuing Professional Development

Mona Harissi-Dagher, MD

Annual Meeting Planning Committee

Setareh Ziai, MD

Residents and Young Ophthalmologists

Colin Mann, MD

Maintenance of Certification

Christine Law, MD

COS Practice Resource Centre

Varun Chaudhary, MD, Editor-in-Chief

Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology Editorial Board

Martin ten Hove, MD

Vision Standards for Driving

Patricia Laughrea, MD

Eye Bank Committee

Walter Delpero, MD

Clinical Practice Guideline Steering Committee

Investment Committee

Did You Know?

COS offers unique membership benefits, a leading-edge Annual Scientific Meeting & Exhibition, a diverse range of Continuing Professional Development services and an Awards program for outstanding achievement or research excellence.