May 28, 2015 (Chengdu) On Friday afternoon Dr. Patel, Jonathan Walgama, and Jared Jackson joined Liz Gauger, our international ophthalmology fellow, in working with the residents at SPPH. After initial introductions, they spent time reviewing patient cases presented in English by the SPPH residents. The residents worked very hard to prepare their cases and did a good job presenting. The DMEI contingent evaluated the work-up and gave suggestions regarding presentation (with emphasis on the 8-point eye exam!), diagnosis, and management. They even received some impromptu western style teaching regarding causes of abduction deficit by Dr. Patel.
Ophthalmologist joining a medical team providing clinical care and academic exchange programs in Asia, Africa and Latin America to support development of blindness prevention programs including clinical care, educational exchanges and research activities - coordinated through a team of amazing eye care professionals in government, academic, private practice and international non-governmental organization (INGOs) settings across the globe. All in the pursuit of eliminating avoidable blindness and vision loss. ... full info