WIO 2017 Reception at AAO


Join Women in Ophthalmology on Saturday, November 11, 2017 for some appetizers, beverages and a short program.  We will recognize Emily Y. Chew, MD as the 2017 Suzanne Véronneau-Troutman Award winner and WIO will recognize the many women currently in key positions in the field of ophthalmology in a Year of Women awards ceremony. There will of course be plenty of time to network with your peers. We can’t wait to see you at the reception. Register Today!

Learn about Emily Y. Chew, MD the 2017 Suzanne Véronneau-Troutman Award Winner

Saturday, November 11, 2017
4:00 – 7:00 pm
New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center – Fulton Room
859 Convention Center Boulevard
New Orleans, Louisiana


Networking 4:00 – 4:30 PM
WIO/Alcon/WIN Presentation: Elevating Expectations in a Diverse World:
How Demographic Differences Impact Patient Care

Program/Panelists Intro:
Susan MacDonald, MD

Presentation of Patient Survey Results and Panel Moderator:
Michael Onuscheck – Alcon

Esteemed Panelists:

  • Malvina Eydelman, MD
  • Bonnie Henderson, MD
  • Paul Lee, MD, JD
  • Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD 
4:30 – 5:00 PM
Year of the Woman Awards Ceremony 5:00 – 5:20 PM
OMIC Presentation: Cyber Liability Coverage

Susan Doucette, Assistant VP of Program Underwriting at NAS Insurance

5:20 – 5:50 PM
WIO SVT Award Presentation 5:50 – 6:00 PM
Reception & Networking 6:00 – 7:00 PM


Register for the WIO Reception!
Members – Free
Non-Members – $25

Register Today

Related WIO Events at AAO – Monday, November 13, 2017

Pars Plana Vitectomy for the Anterior Segment Surgeon (B131)

Breakfast with the Experts Session with Lisa B. Arbisser, MD

7:30 – 8:30 am • Morial Convention Center, Hall C

Minimally Invasive Aesthetic procedures: Building an Aesthetic Practice (B146)

Breakfast with the Experts Session with Femida Kherani, MD

7:30 – 8:30 am • Morial Convention Center, Hall C

WIO Symposium: Medicolegal Implications in Ophthalmic Practice (SYM36)

Chairs: Femida Kherani, MD; Erin M. Shriver, MD

12:45 – 1:45 pm • Morial Convention Center, Room 255-257

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