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Yi Ning Strube, MD, MS, FRCSC, DABO, FAAP

Participates in 5 items

Dr. Yi Ning J. Strube is Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. She is an Associate Professor with Tenure in the Departments of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics. She completed ophthalmology residency at Queen’s University, followed by a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus with Dr. Kenneth W. Wright and the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She is both a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Strube is the current Chair of Continuing Education Committee for the Canadian Orthoptic Council.

Dr. Strube’s interests include basic science ophthalmological research, innovative strabismus surgical techniques, teaching and medical writing. She is actively involved in teaching medical students and training residents in ophthalmology, as well as residents in pediatrics and family medicine. In 2020 she was awarded the Professional Association of Residents of Ontario (PARO) Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award for Queen’s University. She is the medical editor and author of the 3rd edition Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus textbook, Oxford University Press,  the 4th edition Color Atlas of Strabismus Surgery: Strategies and Techniques, Springer, and the recently published Pediatric Ophthalmology for Primary Care, 4th edition published by the American Academy of Pediatrics. 

Dr. Strube’s clinical focus includes complex pediatric and adult strabismus. She in actively involved in strabismus surgical training and simulation curriculum design, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology Strabismus Skills Transfer course since 2012. Dr. Strube has helped design a novel 3-D printed silicone eye model for strabismus surgery simulation and accompanying strabismus surgery curriculum for teaching residents and fellows, including methods to teach strabismus surgery virtually worldwide. 

Dr. Strube is married to her husband Shyam of 14 years, and has three boys, Amari (12), Oliver (10) and Max (8), who keep her busy and active outside of work!


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

1. Oxford University Press

2. Springer Publishing

3. American Academy of Pediatrics

4. Santen Canada 

Sessions in which Yi Ning Strube, MD, MS, FRCSC, DABO, FAAP participates

Friday 16 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:45 PM
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Cornea

 This wetlab based course will feature hands-on training for participants reviewing the principles and techniques for ocular trauma repair. Participants will review principles for the repair of complex corneoscleral lacerations, while having hands on experience in practicing basic and advanced corneal suturing techniques, including suturing under tension. Basic principles will be discussed including suture selection, placement, width, depth, and te...

Saturday 17 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 1:35 PM | 5 minutes

Introduction to the session & Presentation of the CAPOS Resident and Medical Student Awards

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Paediatric Ophthalmology

 Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: Describe Choroidal findings in premature babies with ROP  Describe the recent recommendations in paediatric CMV screeningDescribe the findings in opti...

2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:10 PM | 10 minutes

 Authors: Yi Ning J. Strube1, Kevin Cheung1, Bella R. Germano2, Wilma M. Hopman1, Kenneth W. Wright3. 1Queen's University, 2California Institute of Technology, 3Queen's University; Director and Founder Wright Foundation for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Los Angeles CA.Author Disclosures: Y.J. Strube: Membership on advisory boards or speakers’...

Sunday 18 June, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:45 AM
10:45 AM - 12:15 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Paediatric Ophthalmology

This hands-on lab will transfer the surgical skills required for the use of newer strabismus techniques. Attendees will perform the procedures using a 3D-printed silicone model validated for strabismus surgery simulation, under the operating microscope and/or using attendee’s personal loupes. Specific techniques the attendee will learn include: use of the grooved hook for safe suturing of tight muscles, revised hang-back recession with tissue glue, rectus musc...