Focused Issue on Modern Teaching Techniques in Ophthalmology

Posted On 2019-06-11 15:31:58



This focused issue on “Modern Teaching Techniques in Ophthalmology” is edited by Dr. Ana Gabriela Palis from Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Dr. Jorge Valdez-García, from Univ. de Monterrey, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Monterrey, Mexico.

Dr. Palis is currently Associated Professor in Instituto Universitario Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is actively involved in the International Council of Ophthalmology as a member of its Advisory and Strategic Committees, is Editor-in-Chief of the Center for Ophthalmic Educators, and Chair of the Resources for Teaching the Teachers Committee.

Dr. Valdez-García graduated from the Medical School of Medicine Tecnológico de Monterrey, also graduated from the Institute of Ophthalmology “Foundation Conde de Valenciana” UNAM. He is specialist in Ophthalmology and with subspecialty in Cornea and Refractive Surgery.

Focused issue outline:

  1. Introduce to this focused issue
    Ana Gabriela Palis, Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Italiano de
    Buenos Aires, Juan D. Perón, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Jorge Valdez García, Dean of Univ. de Monterrey, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud, Mexico
  2. Teaching through Social Media
    Helena Filipe, Hospital of the Armed Forces-EMGFA, Lisbon, Portugal
  3. Improving Lecture Effectiveness
    Eduardo Mayorga, Ophthalmology Department, Hospital Italiano de Buenos
    Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  4. Simulation in Ophthalmic Surgery
    Ann Sofia Skou Thomsen, Department of Ophthalmology, Rigshospitalet, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
  5. Clinical Evaluation Exercises and Direct Observation of Procedural Skills in Ophthalmology
    Karl Golnik, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH, USA
  6. Tools for Teaching Professionalism
    Ana Gabriela Palis, Department of Ophthalmology, Hospital Italiano de
    Buenos Aires, Juan D. Perón, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  7. Ophthalmic Surgery Teaching
    Tim Roberts, Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  8. Teaching Evidence-based Ophthalmology
    Joaquín Fernández, Hospital Torrecárdenas, Almeria, Spain
  9. Developing Leadership Skills in Young Ophthalmologists
    Catherine Green, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Centre for Eye
    Research, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  10. Virtual Reality in Residents Training
    Mildred Lopez, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Escuela de Medicina, Monterrey, Mexico
  11. Case based teaching in ophthalmology
    Pedro Ivan Navarro Naranjo, Asociación Médica Los Andes, Bogotá, Columbia