NANOS Spotlight - January, 2019 Issue

     

WELCOME TO NANOS SPOTLIGHT - SOCIETY NEWSLETTER

NANOS Spotlight is a Society newsletter that keeps NANOS members informed of what's going on in the Society, highlights member achievements, celebrates member successes and Society accomplishments, welcomes new members, summarizes member benefits, and much more. Enjoy our first issue in 2019 below and click here to view 2018 issue.


MEMBER RECOGNITION PROGRAM - WHAT'S NEW?

In this issue we'd like to celebrate Dr. Francis's graduation from the AAO Leadership Development Program XX, class of 2018.

Congratulations to Courtney Francis, MD for completing her participation as NANOS’ nominee in the AAO Leadership Development Program XX, class of 2018.  Dr. Francis was one of 4 selected to present their LDP project at the final session in Chicago. Read the full story here

Dr. Courtney Francis being recognized by AAO LDP Director Linda Tsai, MD and Senior Secretary for Advocacy Dan Briceland, MD

At NANOS we are always proud to share our member successes. We believe that every member's accomplishments should be recognized, valued, and highlighted as our own. NANOS recognizes our members for their major awards, honors, and/or achievements in the field of Neuro-Ophthalmology through the 'NANOS Member Recognition' program.

All members are encouraged to make submissions for the NANOS Member Recognition program! CLICK HERE to access the online NANOS Member Recognition submission form and acknowledge yourself or another NANOS member today (member login required)!


2019 NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY LEADERSHIP TRAINING AWARD

NANOS recognizes the need to stimulate leadership development in diverse members of its community. The NANOS Women in Neuro-ophthalmology Leadership Training Award provides a one-time, non-renewable source of funding to support leadership development for a NANOS member. This program is open for all Active and Fellow members of NANOS.
Read more here

Applications are due March 1, 2019.


NANOS PILOT GRANT RESEARCH PROGRAM

NANOS recognizes the need to stimulate investigator-initiated research programs in Neuro-Ophthalmology. The NANOS Pilot Research Grant Program provides a one-year, non-renewable source of funding to help principal investigators generate preliminary data that will lead to additional funding from other national agencies or foundations. Priority is given towards research that will provide preliminary data for future substantial grant applications. All Active/International Active and Fellow/International Fellow members of NANOS are welcome to apply.
Read more here

Applications are due February 8, 2019.


FELLOW MEMBERSHIP

NANOS continues to recognize Fellow and International Fellow members at our Annual Meetings, where these members are presented with a certificate at the Annual Banquet.
Want to be recognized as a Fellow at the NANOS 2019 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas? Make sure to submit your application by February 17, 2019.

Eligible for Fellow Status? Please click here to find out more, download the application form, and apply now!


NANOS RACE CAR FUNDRAISER UPDATE

Dr. Deborah Friedman graciously offered to give an additional gift of $25 on top of her regular NANOS donation for every woman of NANOS who signs up for a 3-lap experience at the NANOS Fundraiser and purchase a video of the race. A big thank you to Drs. Friedman and Calvert for keeping the race going!
A special thank you to those who’ve already registered to participate in the fundraiser.
There's still time to join our Race Car Experience Fundraiser and become part of the NANOS Race Drivers Crew. Click here to view the details and sign up.


2019 MERIT AWARD UPDATE 

We are excited to report that the 2019 Merit Award Recipients have been identified and will be announced at the NANOS 2019 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas. Stay tuned and plan to attend our Annual Banquet on Wednesday, March 20, 2019!

In the meantime, we started accepting nominations for the 2020 Merit Award. Please click here to find out more.  


NANOS VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION

NANOS is proud to have an affluent pool of volunteers that work hard on behalf of our Society and help advance the field of Neuro-Ophthalmology. NANOS has more than 30 committees run by more than 400 volunteers who help us achieve our mission and goals. Thank you for all you do!

Click here to view the list of NANOS Committees and volunteers.


DONATE NOW AND GET DONOR RECOGNITION AT NANOS 2019

We are grateful to everyone who've already joined our 2018-2019 Donation Campaign and made their gift to NANOS. All donors who have donated from February 2018 - February 17, 2019 will be recognized in the NANOS 2019 Program, syllabus and onsite signage. Don't delay and donate today!

Click here to view the list of current donors and make a donation. Thank you!


NEW MEMBERS UPDATE

Congratulations to new members whose applications were approved in December 2018 by the NANOS Membership Committee. All new members will be acknowledged at the NANOS Annual Meeting.

Residents:
Gabriel Berman, MD
Rayan Abou Khzam, MD

Fellows-in-training:
Eyal Walter, MD

Active Members:
Robert Bellinoff, MD
John Brinkley, MD
Sidney Gospe, MD, PhD
Dara West, MD
DonRaphael Wynn, MD

International Active Members:
Michael Gilhooley, MD
Pai-Huei Peng, MD, PhD

New Fellows of NANOS:
Kevin Lai, MD
Owen White, MD


MEMBERSHIP CERTIFICATES FOR ACTIVE/INTERNATIONAL ACTIVE MEMBERS

NANOS offers electronic certificates for Active and International Active members.
Would you like to download one? Please visit your Account Home page or use the links below (login required).

Active Membership Certificate
International Active Membership Certificate


NANOS 2019 ANNUAL MEETING UPDATES

ROOM SHARE NOW AVAILABLE! Looking for a roommate for the NANOS 2019 Annual Meeting? Room share has never been easier!  Click here to access a Google doc, which is designed to connect attendees with one another in order to share accommodations at the Red Rock Casino, Resort & Spa in Las, Vegas, NV.  Please provide your full name, contact information, and other relevant comments.  Use this document to directly contact other people on the list looking for a roommate.

OPTIONAL SYMPOSIUM UPDATE! More seats added to the Optional Symposium on March 16th: We’re pleased to share that more seats have been added to the previously sold out Optional Symposium: Orbital and Sellar Lesions-Neuro-radiology Pearls and Pitfalls taking place on March 16th at 3:00 pm.  If you previously registered for the meeting and were unable to register for this symposium, please email meetings@nanosweb.org to be added.

If you haven't already done so, click here to register for the meeting. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!


NANOS 2018 ANNUAL MEETING MATERIALS ON NOVEL

The NANOS 2018 Annual Meeting is available on NOVEL. You can find abstracts from the syllabus, presentation videos and posters. The Walsh Sessions are included, and all can be found at https://novel.utah.edu/collection/NAM/toc/

Click here to view all NOVEL collections.


SUBSCRIBE TO STAT!REF

Don't forget that NANOS members have access to the NOVEL version of the Illustrated Curriculum through the NANOS members’ only section of the NANOS website (login/password required).  Non-members and institutions must have a subscription to the product through Stat!Ref. If your institution does not yet have a subscription, please contact your health sciences or academic librarian and request the purchase! (More information below!) Every subscription helps support the NOVEL project. 

Click here to find out more about Stat!Ref subscription.


YONO PORTAL

The NANOS Young Neuro-ophthalmologist Committee (we call ourselves YONOs for short!), wants to remind you about the YONO portal that has been specifically designed to help young members of NANOS or those interested in Neuro-ophthalmology navigate their way into a career in Neuro-ophthalmology. 
Click here to explore our resources and job/career tools.

     
 

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NANOS members have successfully presented a poster on Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowships and Careers at the AAN Faculty and Trainee Reception at the AAN 2018 Annual Meeting.

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