New York, NY (May 15, 2019). Ah the splendor of jet travel! My visa arrived with 36 hours to spare ... I am leaving on a 15 hour flight at 3 AM. At least I should be able to sleep! Flying Hainan Flight 7916 from JFK Terminal 4 on a non-stop hop-over to Chengdu. There I'll have a day to recover while the rest of the team catches up...traveling from from San Francisco a day later. Looking forward to reconnecting with the good people on the team and those at Sichuan Provincial People's Hospital. Excited that we'll be seeing some new areas of Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces.
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