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Annick Fournier, MD, FRCSC

Participates in 5 items

After graduating from the Université de Montréal MD program, Dr. Fournier completed residency training at Université de Sherbrooke. She pursued fellowships in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Université de Montréal and the University of Iowa.

Since joining the University of Ottawa, she has been providing expertise in pediatric ocular surgery and complex pediatric and adult strabismus procedures.  She is involved in medical education at all levels, teaching medical students, residents and fellows in Ophthalmology, and serves on the residency training committee. She is the francophone content expert for undergraduate medical education in Ophthalmology and was recognized in 2019 with the William N. Clarke resident teaching award.

Dr. Fournier is the past head of the Ophthalmology department at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the current president of the Canadian Orthoptic Council.


Financial disclosure: Dr. Fournier has/had no affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization. 

Sessions in which Annick Fournier, MD, FRCSC 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...

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...