Young Neuro-Ophthalmologists Committee

Committee Members

Chair: Collin McClelland
Vice Chair: Kevin Lai

Ore-ofe Adesina
Nagham Al-Zubidi
Aileen Antonio
Alaa Bou Ghannam
Melinda Chang
Lauren Ditta
Valerie Elmalem
Kaushal Kulkarni
Evan Price
Ahmara Ross
Ami Shah Vira
Stacey Smith
Milena Stosic

Organizational Arm Officer: Peter Quiros


The purpose of the Young Neuro-Ophthalmologist Committee is to address the needs of potential neuro-ophthalmologists (students, residents, fellows) and NANOS members in their first several years of practice.

Committee Tasks

  • Create YONO part of NANOS website
            • Recruitment (representation on Membership Committee):
                       • “Pathways to Neuro-Ophthalmology” for students and residents considering Neuro-Ophthalmology as a career. Consider posting vIdeo interviews (done at NANOS Annual Meeting) with established members about career choice.
            • Practice management information (representation on Practice Management Committee)
                      • Negotiation pearls/toolkit
                      • Practice management pearls/toolkit
                      • Assisting members in using Google maps to link from find a neuro-ophthalmologist section on NANOS website
            • Consider role of social media on line community
  • Organize program(s) at annual NANOS meeting for potential neuro-ophthalmologists as well neuro-ophthalmologist in first few years of practice
  • Support Advocacy efforts of NANOS - representation on Advocacy Sub-Committee
  • Bring ideas to NANOS leadership via communications to the Board

Relevant NANOS Strategic Plan Goal(s)

  • NANOS will foster the development of future neuro-ophthalmologists
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