1. Induction and Orientation
The 2013 – 2014 Class participated in the Induction and Orientation session on January 17, 2013, at the 28th APAO Congress in Hyderabad, India. The 1-day session included an Insights Discovery program, facilitated by Mr N Muruli and sponsored by Allergan.
2. Mid-term Forum
The Leadership Masterclass (previously called Mid-term Forum) was hosted by The Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology in Manila from September 27 – 28, 2013.
Allergan sponsored Simon Abbott as a speaker for the masterclass. Ms Marsheila DeVan ran an interactive workshop on presentation and communication skills in the session.
3. Self-initiated Project
Each participant was required to plan and execute a self-initiated project. They were to send their project title and propose a mentor to the Central Secretariat by February 10, 2013.
The following participants graduated on April 3, 2014, at the 29th APAO Congress in Tokyo, Japan.
(in alphabetical order by surname)
|1||Prof. Mae-Lynn Catherine Bastion||Malaysia||A Nnation of Ccooperation: Improving Ppostgraduate Ophthalmology Ttraining in Malaysia through the dDevelopment of a Ttrainer’s Llong Ddistance Ttraining Rreference Mmodule|
|2||Dr. Kam Lung Chong||Hong Kong||Improving Public, Patient and Physician Education on Thyroid-associated Orbitopathy (TAO)|
|3||Dr. Mehjabin Haque||Bangladesh||Community Involvement in Eye Care Services in Bangladesh|
|4||Dr. Marie Joan Loy||Philippines||Establishing a Website for Practicing Ophthalmologists and Residents-in-Training in the Philippines|
|5||Dr. Tuyen Nhu Vinh Pham||Vietnam||Improving Ophthalmology Education for Vietnamese Eye Doctors by Organizing Imperial City Eye Meeting|
|6||Dr. Desmond Quek||Singapore||Projecting Requirements for Ophthalmologists in Singapore|
|7||Dr. Satyajit Sinha||India||Retrospective Study on Causes of Blindness Amongst Students of 5 Blind Schools Across India|
|8||Dr. Sarin Sun||Cambodia||Development of a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program in Cambodia|
|9||Dr Purjanto Utomo||Indonesia||Corneal Donor Awareness Campaign in Jogjakarta|
|10||Dr. Wei-Chi Wu||Chinese Taipei||Enhancing the Education and Understanding of Retinopathy of Prematurity in Taiwan|
|11||Dr. Christine Younan||Australia||Review of the Pre-selection Period and Selection Process for Australian and New Zealand Ophthalmology Trainees|