NANOS Spotlight - December 2022

     

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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 December 2022 issue and click here to check out our past issues.


2023 ANNUAL MEETING UPDATES: REGISTER NOW!
Registration for the NANOS 49th Annual Meeting is now open! For more information about the NANOS 2023 Annual Meeting, visit our meeting webpage.

NEW THIS YEAR! Awards Ceremony will be held at the Welcome Reception, on Saturday, March 11. Make plans to arrive on Saturday to reconnect with your NANOS friends and colleagues. 

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Early registration ends January 31, 2023 so register TODAY!

EXHIBITS AND SUPPORT
Click here to view the Exhibit and Support Prospectus that provides unique opportunities to amplify your brand, establish your thought leadership and maximize your impact among neuro-ophthalmology professionals.

SUPPORT NANOS

If you have any questions about supporting the Annual Meeting, please contact Christa Martin at christa@nanosweb.org.


WIN BOOK CLUB

The December Book Club was held December 11, 2022, where the club reviewed Breaking Through Bias: Communication Techniques for Women to Succeed at Work, by Andrea Kramer and Alton Harris. A brief overview of the book discussion with key points is featured here.  

KEY DISCUSSION POINTS

INTERESTED IN JOINING THE NEXT BOOK CLUB MEETING?
All books selected for the WIN Leadership Book Club tend to focus on how to improve leadership presence in the workplace, strengthen diplomatic skills, improve negotiations, foster mentorship, and improve relationships. The next Book Club meeting will be Sunday, February 12. The book is to be announced. 

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


NANOS PILOT RESEARCH GRANT 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. Submission deadline is February 13th, 2023.

DR. IVY DREIZIN LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT GRANT
NANOS recognizes the need to stimulate leadership development in diverse members of its community. The Dr. Ivy Dreizin Leadership Development Grant (previously named the NANOS WIN Leadership Grant) provides a one-time, non-renewable source of funding to support leadership development for a NANOS member. Submission deadline is February 20, 2023.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT GRANT

Please submit one PDF of the entire application materials to meetings@nanosweb.org.


DECEMBER ISSUE OF JNO NOW AVAILABLE

       Click here for a direct link to the online edition of the December JNO. Members can also read the journal using the 'JNO Online' link in the members-only area of the NANOS website (login required).

UPDATES FROM THE NEW KNOWLEDGE IN NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY COMMITTEE: 
Lancet Neurology has published updated guidelines on the diagnosis and classification of optic neuritis. This position paper reclassifies optic neuritis based on etiology, space, and time while addressing gaps in our knowledge.  ArticleTwitterFacebook

Tuberculosis, sarcoidosis or something else? Test your clinical acumen of a 11-year-old girl with uveitis, vasculitis and optic disc edema.  Article Twitter Facebook

This report from NANOS members Neil Miller and Esriel Killer gives more evidence that the CSF around the optic nerves of patients with IIH has a different chemistry from CSF in other areas and may contribute to the pathology of papilledema.  – ArticleTwitterFacebook


THREE WAYS TO GIVE BACK THIS HOLIDAY SEASON:

1) While you are doing your holiday shopping this year, use our dedicated AmazonSmile link or add ‘North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society’ as your charity to your Amazon account. NANOS will receive a donation for every purchase you make! For instructions on how to access AmazonSmile on your web browser or mobile device, click here.

 2) Contribute to a current fundraiser the NANOS Facebook page. During the giving season, Facebook/Meta will match recurring donations to organizations. Click here for more information. 

3) Consider making a donation to NANOS today. Your contribution will help NANOS fulfill our mission, attract young neuro-ophthalmologists to our sub-specialty, foster research in Neuro-Ophthalmology, and continue high quality educational programs and successful Annual Meetings.

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

NANOS does not have any formal restrictions on any awards/donations unless the donated amount is $10,000 or above. Please feel free to contact Christa in the NANOS Executive Office at christa@nanosweb.org or (952) 646-2060 with any questions regarding donations.


FREE ONLINE CME ACTIVITY ON TED
Coming to your city - Thyroid Eye Disease Forum is a 3-city CME meeting series which aims to provide health care professionals with guidance on the appropriate management of patients with TED. The sessions will incorporate didactic presentations, clinical cases, as well as question & answer sessions to drill down deeper into the diagnosis and treatment of TED. Click here to get started. 

START ACTIVITY

This symposium is organized by Vindico Medical Education. NANOS is not the CME provider for this activity.


NANOS IN THE NEWS
Did you know that NANOS features Society updates in the NANOS in the News section of the NANOS website. We encourage membership to check it out for any new website content. Archived articles can be found here

      

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https://www.nanosweb.org/news

2022: A YEAR IN REVIEW

AMA ADVOCACY UPDATES
DR. FRISHBERG'S AMA REPORT
2022 NANOS HEROES
LDP: ORE-OFE ADESINA

FEATURED JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Neuro Ophthalmologist with Eyecare Partners in Dayton, OH • Learn more

Neuro-Ophthalmologist - Faculty Position at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD Learn more

Neuro-Ophthalmologist with Eyecare Partners in Norfolk, VA • Learn more


CONNECT WITH NANOS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

NANOS Social Media handles: Instagram (@NANOSneuroop) • Facebook (@NeuroOphthalmology) • Twitter (@NANOSTweets)


JNO Social Media handles: Instagram (@journalneurooph) • Facebook • Twitter (@journalneurooph)

NOVEL Social Media handles: Instagram (@NOVELNANOS) • Facebook(@NOVELNANOS) • Twitter (@NOVELNANOS)

SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES


RENEW YOUR 2023 NANOS MEMBERSHIP

Here's how:

  1. Renew online. Please log in to your Member Profile on the NANOS website using your username and password. If you cannot remember your password, please click here to reset it.
  2. Renew by phone. Please call Vanessa at 952-646-2037 and she'll be happy to assist you.
  3. Renew with an invoice. Please click here to download a fillable invoice and mail it or fax it back to the NANOS Executive Office.
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MESSAGE FROM THE NANOS EXECUTIVE OFFICE:

Happy Holidays and warm wishes for the New Year!

thank you for your continued support in nanos.

HAVE A QUESTION? CONTACT THE NANOS EXECUTIVE OFFICE TEAM
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Membership Inquiries:
Vanessa Carter
NANOS Membership and Communications Specialist
info@nanosweb.org
952-646-2037

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

Sponsorship and Partnership Inquiries:
Christa Martin
NANOS Strategic Partnerships & Meetings Specialist
christa@nanosweb.org
952-646-2060

Executive and Board Inquiries:
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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NANOS IN THE NEWS

Meeting Updates, Committee Highlights, N-O shortage, Grant Opportunities and other news!

Congratulations Dr. Helen Danesh-Meyer!

Read breaking news about the neuro-ophthalmologist shortage and learn about neuro-ophthalmology fellowships & the NANOS Career Center here!

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Travel Awards/Grants Recognition for 2023 Annual Meeting

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.

Are you in search of a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship? Please visit our Fellowship page for openings.