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Dr. Vivian Yin, MD, MPH, FRCSC

2023 Planning Committee - Canadian Society for Global Ophthalmology and Public Health
Participates in 3 items

Dr. Vivian T. Yin is a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia specialized in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. She worked at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and returned to Vancouver in Nov 2019. She focuses on the treatment of periocular and orbital cancer, with the use of genetic-based targeted therapy as her research interest, and speaks internationally on these topics. After completing her medical degree and ophthalmology residency at the University of Toronto, she pursued a prestigious 2-year fellowship training in Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas.

 

Dr. Yin also practices in global health with a Master in Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She generously donates her spare time to work towards eliminating preventable blindness. She has traveled to Bangladesh, the Philippines, Nepal, Tunisia and India to teach and provide surgical care for those in need. She is the past  chair of the Canadian Association for Public Health and Global Ophthalmology and past board chair for Seva Canada. She's currently the COS representative to the International Council of Ophthalmology. 

 

Financial disclosure: Dr. Yin has/had an affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization:

  • Sling Therapeutics - Co-PI
     

 

 

 

Sessions in which Dr. Vivian Yin, MD, MPH, FRCSC participates

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Oculoplastics

 Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Integrate novel research ideas into clinical practice  Describe key research outcomes in oculoplastics CanMEDS Roles: Scholar, Medical ExpertX

Saturday 17 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public Health and Global Ophthalmology

 Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session participants will be able to:Describe the impact of AI technologies on eye care  Understand the unique aspects of eye health needs in remote populations C...

3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public Health and Global Ophthalmology

 Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session participants will be able to:Describe the impact of AI technologies on eye care  Understand the unique aspects of eye health needs in remote populationsCompare various models of care for remote populations in low and middle-income countries  CanMeds Roles: Professional, Health Advocate