Susanne Medeiros

Editor, Communications Division, American Academy of Ophthalmology San Francisco


AAO's O.N.E. source for online education and resources

The academy has created a comprehensive online educational resource center for ophthalmologists. The Ophthalmic News & Education Network or O.N.E. is a powerful resource that will allow the Academy to share more of its resources with ophthalmologists around the world, helping them deliver the best possible eye care.

AAO and YO programs return to this year's meeting

The challenges of running the business side of an ophthalmic practice today are daunting: declining reimbursements, an aging population, increasing numbers of patients seeking refractive perfection, an evolving standard of care, and an increasing amount of compliance regulation.

AAO, APAO joint meeting: It's not too late to make plans

Online registration is open until Oct. 25 for the 2006 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) joint meeting with the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) in Las Vegas from Nov. 10 to 14. Here are some can't-miss highlights to help you plan your schedule.

The Editors' Choices to feature year's top journal papers

October 01, 2003

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) continues to work to provide the latest advances in ophthalmology through engaging new formats. At last year's annual meeting, we introduced a combined session with Ophthalmology, the American Journal of Ophthalmology, and Archives of Ophthalmology called The Editors' Choices.

AAO squeezes "fresh ideas" into annual

July 01, 2003

The focus of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's (AAO) annual meeting in Anaheim this November can be summed up in one word: fresh. As always, the annual meeting and subspecialty day meetings will provide the latest clinical updates and practical tools that attendees have come to expect, but with a fresh focus on their needs on everything from offerings to scheduling.

Medical liability reform, fair reimbursement top agenda

June 01, 2003

This year's Advocacy Day marked the largest turnout in the history of the event. Almost 200 ophthalmologists from around the nation left their practices and headed to Capitol Hill in early April to discuss with their senators the need for medical liability reform and fair reimbursement. Among those hoping to make a difference was James Felch, MD.