COS Toronto 2009


At a glance
Saturday courses
Guest speakers
Evaluation & CPD

Financial disclosure




Welcome reception
Fun run





Guest speakers

Guests of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society

Alan Crandall, MD
Sr. Vice Chair, Professor (Clinical) - Glaucoma and Cataract, Johh A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City UT USA
Current Concepts II
Surgical Teaching

Alan Cruess, MD
Past-president, COS; Professor & Department Head of Ophthalmology, Dalhousie Faculty of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax NS CAN
Current Concepts II

William J. Fishkind, MD
Clinical professor, University of Utah in Salt Lake City Utah,; Director of the Fishkind, Bakewell & Maltzman Eye Care And Surgery Center, Tucson, AZ USA
Current Concepts II
Cataract Surgery

Thomas J. Liesegang, MD
Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Ophthalmology; Professor, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville FL USA
Current Concepts I

Rohit Varma, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology and Preventive Medicine, Director of the Glaucoma Service, Ocular Epidemiology Center and the Clinical Trials Unit, USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA USA
Low Vision Rehabilitation

Subspecialty guest speakers

James Chodosh, MD
Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Howe Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, Boston MA
Canadian Uveitis Society
Current Concepts I

Sadeer B. Hannush, MD
Attending Surgeon, Cornea Service, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Canadian Cornea, External Disease & Refractive Surgery
Current Concepts I

Paul Hiscott, MB BS, PhD
Professor and Consultant, Ophthalmic Pathologist, University of Liverpool, Liverpool UK
Canadian Ophthalmic Pathology Society
Current Concepts II

Aki Kawasaki, MD
Médecin-Associé, Hôpital Ophtalmique Jules Gonin, University of Lausanne Eye Centre, Lausanne, Switzerland
Canadian Neuro-ophthalmology Society

Normand Laperriere, MD
Associate Professor, Dept. of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto Staff Radiation Oncologist, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network, Toronto ON
Canadian Society of Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Current Concepts I

Joan Miller, MD
Chief and Chair of Ophthalmology at the Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School, Henry Willard Williams Professor of Ophthalmology at MEEI, Boston MA
Canadian Retina & Vitreous Society
Current Concepts I: Royal College Lecture

Anthony T. Moore, MD
Professor, Division of Inherited Eye Disease, Institute of Ophthalmology University College London, London UK
Canadian Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology
Controversies in Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

David Payne, MD
Associate Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto Staff Radiation Oncologist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Princess Margaret Hospital/University Health Network, Toronto, ON
Canadian Society of Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Robert Ritch, MD
Shelley and Steven Einhorn Distinguished Chair in Ophthalmology, Surgeon Director and Chief of Glaucoma Services, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, New York Medical College, New York, NY USA
Canadian Glaucoma Society
Controversies in Glaucoma

Rengaraj Venkatesh, MBBS, DO
Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India
Canadian Society for International and Public Health Ophthalmology

Steven E. Wilson, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology, Staff Cornea and Refractive Surgeon, Director of Corneal Research, The Cole Eye Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleaveland OH USA
Current Concepts II
Canadian Cornea, External Disease & Refractive Surgery Society