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Dr. Vivian Yin, MD, MPH, FRCSC

2023 Planning Committee - Canadian Society for Global Ophthalmology and Public Health
Participates in 4 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

Thursday 24 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 6:10 PM | 10 minutes
Award Winner

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Friday 25 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
6:00 PM
6:01 PM - 6:24 PM | 23 minutes

Question 1: What area of oculoplastic surgery is most in need of innovation? Question 2: What has been the most impactful development/paper in Oculoplastics in the past few years? Question 3: What lasting impact will COVID-19 have on your practice? Question 4: What strategies do you use to continue to develop and stay on top of your game?

Sunday 27 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Current Concepts

Learning ObjectivesAt the end of this session, participants will be able to: List key issues in managing patients with glaucoma and corneal transplantsDescribe the “Value Proposition” of glaucoma management from the Patient’s PerspectiveReview vision screening options for stroke admissions through the pathway from emergency department to dischargeDescribe the ocular manifestation of Zika and Ebola infe...

3:15 PM
3:15 PM - 4:45 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes
Skills Transfer Course (STC)Public Health and Global Ophthalmology