April Spotlight: Member Tributes, JNO Updates, Meeting Highlights, WIN Book Club and other news

     

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, features NANOS volunteers and member resources, and much more. Enjoy our April 2021 issue and click here to check out our past issues.


NANOS TRIBUTES

CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND LEGACY OF OUR FOUNDER, DR. THOMAS J. CARLOW

Click here to view Dr. Carlow's memoriam page.


DR. CARLOW'S OBITUARY
Please click here for Dr. Carlow's obituary and for more information on his memorial service.


VIGNETTES
With the passing of Dr. Thomas Carlow, the Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology will be featuring an obituary as part of NANOS News. If you would like your vignette to be included, kindly submit by April 15. Thank you to those who have already submitted.


DONATE TO THE CARLOW FUND
Susan and Tom's family have requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to NANOS. We suggest that donating to the Thomas and Susan Carlow Young Investigator Award Fund to honor Tom's memory would be appropriate. Donations can be made here.


TESTIMONIES


CELEBRATING DR. IVY DREIZIN'S LIFE

Click here to view Dr. Dreizin's memoriam page.


 CELEBRATING DR. JANE PORTNOY'S LIFE

Click here to view Dr. Portnoy's memoriam page.


JNO UPDATES


NEW!
UPFRONT CASES
(Unknown Patients for Residents in Ophthalmology or Neurology Training) is a NANOS/JNO joint project aimed at piquing the interest of medical students, as well as ophthalmology and neurology residents before they have made final career plans, in order to expose them to what we do. Selected cases will be in a citable format and presented as a narrated PowerPoint.

INTERESTED? Click here to submit a case. If your case is selected, you will be contacted by NANOS and sent further instructions for developing the case presentation. Please note, a NANOS member who is a neuro-ophthalmologist must agree to be an author/mentor for any trainee/non-member submissions. Please contact info@nanosweb.org with any questions.


NEED INSPIRATION? Check out Case 1 below and visit the JNO website to view Cases 2-4.

2021 COMPLIMENTARY JNO NOMINATIONS
NANOS is now accepting nominations for 75 free subscriptions to the JNO.

WHO CAN BE NOMINATED?

  • Priority will be given to Neuro-Ophthalmology fellows who are not current members of NANOS (i.e. current residents starting their Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship in the coming year or current fellows whose fellowship will continue into the next academic year). 
  • Ophthalmology or Neurology residents with an interest in Neuro-Ophthalmology may also be nominated; however, fellows in Neuro-Ophthalmology will have priority. 
  • If you know of another deserving individual whom you would like to nominate, please feel free to describe the circumstances in the nomination form. We will consider these on a case-by-case basis if we have not exceeded our 75 free JNO's allotment with fellows and residents. 

WHEN? The deadline for nominations is Thursday, April 15.

Click here for more information on 2021 Complimentary JNO Nominations.


#NANOS2021 HIGHLIGHTS

2021 AWARD RECIPIENTS

Congratulations to all 2021 award recipients. Click here to view a complete list of 2021 award recipients. The NANOS Executive Office will be in touch with all award recipients and leader board winners later this March.

NEW FELLOWS OF NANOS

NANOS continues to recognize Fellow and International Fellow members on an annual basis. Are you eligible for Fellow Status and want to be recognized at the NANOS 2022 Annual Meeting? Submit your application to info@nanosweb.org.

Read more here and apply today.

NEW MEMBERS OF NANOS

Click here to view the NANOS posters that feature new Fellows and Members of NANOS.

NEW SENIOR FELLOWS AND SENIOR MEMBERS OF NANOS

SENIOR FELLOW
Bill Fletcher, MD
Jack Carter, MD
Marian Rubenfeld, MD
Steven Feldon, MD
James Garrity, MD
SENIOR MEMBERS
Beverly Scott, MD
Dennis Anderson, MD
Rodney Kellen, MD


 


SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS
All our exhibitors and sponsors are acknowledged on our website here. Thank you for your support!

MEMBER DONATIONS
NANOS would like to thank the NANOS members for their generous contributions. Please click here to view the list of donors who helped make this meeting happen.


DEI TASKFORCE REMINDER

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the NANOS culture and we are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive Society for all. NANOS is now collecting demographic data in the NANOS member profile and meeting registration as part of our strategic plan’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion goals. These questions are optional and your answers will remain confidential and de-identified. Your participation will give us a better picture of who makes up our Society and help us ensure that we are a diverse, equitable, and inclusive group.

Here is how you can help:

Together we can overcome the challenges of today and build a better tomorrow for everyone.


SAVE THE DATE

American Conference on Pediatric Brain-Based Visual Impairment (CVI)
July 23 – July 24, 2021
VIRTUAL
PCVI 2021 SAVE THE DATE

This is an informational message only. The event is not organized by NANOS but its content is aligned with the NANOS mission and can be of interest and value to Neuro-ophthalmologists.


WIN BOOK CLUB

Be sure to join the WIN Leadership Book Club, 2nd Sundays of the EVEN months at 2pm PST/5pm EST. Selected book will focus on how to improve leadership presence in the workplace, strengthen diplomatic skills, improve negotiations, foster mentorship, and improve relationships. 

ZOOM MEETING
Meeting link:
https://slu.zoom.us/j/93496469861

Meeting ID: 934 9646 9861

FUTURE READS

APRIL 11th: Hosted by Geetha Athappilly
The Power of a Positive No: How to Say No and Still Get to Yes
William Ury
New York: Bantam Books, 2007

JUNE 13th: Hosted by Agnes Wong, the author.
The Art and Science of Compassion, A Primer. Reflections of a Physician-Chaplain
Agnes Wong
Oxford University Press

INTERESTED?
Contact Barbara Yates at docbarb@gmail.com to get involved. Happy reading!


NANOS WEBSITE IS NOW MOBILE-FRIENDLY

The NANOS website is now responsive and optimized for mobile devices. Enjoy the enhanced user experience the new mobile-friendly design has to offer and access the NANOS website on any device from anywhere.

If you run into trouble or have any questions, contact Katie at info@nanosweb.org.


PREVIOUS NANOS SPOTLIGHTS

In case you missed it, check out our January Spotlight. All previous issues can be found here

 

STAY CONNECTED

SOCIAL MEDIA
Like NANOS on Facebook (@NeuroOphthalmology) and follow us on Twitter (@NANOSTweets). Use our official meeting hashtag #NANOS2021 to share your virtual experience and mention @NANOSTweets on your posts.

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Click here to download NANOS themed Zoom backgrounds.

DONATE
Enjoyed the 2021 Annual Meeting? Consider making a donation to support our future meetings, research and educational initiatives.

NANOS is a 501-C3 not-for-profit organization and contributions are deductible to the extent allowed by law.


SAVE THE DATE FOR NANOS 2022


HAVE A QUESTION? CONTACT THE NANOS EXECUTIVE OFFICE TEAM

We are here to support you.

Katie Connelly
NANOS Membership & Communications Specialist
info@nanosweb.org
952-646-2037

Tara Thebeau, CMP
NANOS Meetings Manager
meetings@nanosweb.org
952-641-2293

Toma Ossian, CMP
NANOS Executive Director
toma@nanosweb.org
952-646-2047

Janel Fick
NANOS Consulting Director & GMP Partner
jfick@gmpartners.org

     
 

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