Thursday, March 29, 2012

2nd National CME of ACOIN held at CMC

There was also a scientific poster competition
Ludhiana, 29th March, 2012(Shalu Arora  and Rector Kathuria): The Deptt of ophthalmology, Christian Medical College and Hospital conducted 2nd National CME of Association of Community Ophthalmologist of India in association with Sant Sarwan Dass Charitable Eye Hospital, Jalandhar, Slum doctor project U.K and vision 2020, India on Pediatric Ophthalmology and strabismus.
The chief guest for the occasion was Dr.A.G.Thomas, Director CMC and Hospital, who also released the souvenir. Other dignitaries who graced the occasion were Dr. S.M Bhatti, Principal Christian Medical College, Ludhiana , Associate Director, Dr.Kim Mammen, Dr.Kanwal Masih, Medical Superintendent, Dr.Nitin Batra, HOD Ophthalmology and organizing Chairman of the CME. .
The guest faculty and Course director of the event was Dr.Tony Aguire, consultant ophthalmologist Caldudale Huddersfield NHS foundation trust U.K, Augenklinik teufen, Switzerland and an adjunct associate clinical professor, University of Texas at Houston, who delivered keynote address on update in Pediatric Ophthalmology. Prominent strabismologists  from various parts of the country delivered lectures on pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.
The occasion was also graced by eminent physicians and ophthalmologists from different parts of the country and abroad.
Along with scientific sessions there was a workshop conducted in Department of Ophthalmology on evaluation of squint and pearls of squint surgery.
There was also a scientific poster competition for undergraduate students engaged in research in the field of ophthalmology.

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