NANOS Spotlight - August 2023

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 August 2023 issue and click here to check out our past issues.


NEW PODCAST EPISODES: OUT OF THE BLINDSPOT 
Hosted by Dr. Ore-ofe Adesina, Out of the Blindspot is the podcast about all things Neuro-Ophthalmology. New episodes are now available here.
In this new episode, 'Madam President (The Unicorn) - Part 2 ', Dr. Jane Edmond talks about what motivates her as a leader, her style of leadership that sets her apart, and her advice for the next generation of ophthalmologists. Click here to listen. 

OUT OF THE BLINDSPOT

NEW! ADVOCACY CHAMPIONS PODCAST FEATURES NANOS
AMERICAN BRAIN COALITION (ABC) 
Click here to listen in as ABC Executive Director, Katie Sale, sits down with Dr. Andrew Lee, Senior Vice President for Neuro-Ophthalmolic Advocacy & Practice to discuss the many ways NANOS is involved with the American Brain Coalition and how working together impacts their mission, making an impact in the advocacy work for the neuroscience space. 


NEW! CMS POLICY CHANGE ON CRAO REIMBURSEMENT  
Advocacy WIN for Neuro-Ophthalmology and CRAO Patients—CMS approves hospital reimbursement for CRAO patients treated with IV tPA!!

READ MORE


NEW! NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY SUBSPECIALTY DAY AT AAO
When Should I Worry? Concerning Signs, Symptoms, and Findings in Neuro-Ophthalmology
Join your colleagues at the AAO Neuro-Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day on Friday, November 3rd. Click here to learn more. 


SAVE THE DATE FOR NANOS 50TH CELEBRATION!
It's time to book your room! Always get the best rates when you book with NANOS. This year, the NANOS Annual Meeting is at the SHERATON WAIKIKI RESORT in HONOLULU, HAWAIIClick here to learn more.

RESERVE ROOM


NEW! FREE WEBINAR: DEMYSTIFYING CAREERS IN NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY: WHAT IS IT THAT WE DO?
Medical students, and ophthalmology & neurology residents are invited to view this engaging and interactive virtual webinar, which explores the broad and diverse clinical scope of practice available to neuro-ophthalmologists.

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NEW! DEI UPDATES  
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are integral to the NANOS culture. We are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive Society for all. Please click here to view our updated DEI statement and learn more about what NANOS is doing to advance DEI within NANOS and beyond.

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OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST
NANOS is committed to promoting medical education and the exchange of scientific information in order to support our primary mission of achieving excellence in patient care through the support and promotion of education. In addition, NANOS is committed to promoting collaboration among medical specialties, and among healthcare providers in different parts of the world who share our values. NEW! Click here to view other meetings of interest. 

OTHER MEETINGS OF INTEREST
 
NANOS PROMOTIONAL POLICY

NEW! FEATURED JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor for Ophthalmology (Research) | Stanford University

Neuro-Ophthalmology - East Central Illinois | CarleHealth

Neuro-Ophthalmology - Academic Opportunity | Loyola University Medical Center - Stritch School of Medicine

Neuro-Ophthalmologist | University of California, Davis

VIEW ALL


REMINDER!  NANOS CAREER CENTER
MEMBER BENEFITS IN ACTION: Post Today - Free Job Postings on the NANOS Career Center! 


REMINDER!  ADVOCATE FOR NANOS! 

  • Do you know any of the Medpac commission members: https://www.medpac.gov/member/
  • Are you willing to be an advocacy ambassador on behalf of NANOS?

If you answered ‘yes’ to both questions, please reach out to the NANOS Executive Office at toma@nanosweb.org for more information.


NEW KNOWLEDGE IN NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY
JOURNAL OF NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY (JNO)
REMINDER! Read the June 2023 issue of JNO by logging into your JNO account or visit the member-only page on the NANOS website to access the journal. 

READ JUNE JNO

NEW! OTHER READS
Results show that the majority of patients with NAION are White, followed by Black and Asian races, respectively, thus confirming the NAION race distribution reported by past clinical trials. - Read Article

A retrospective single center study reviewed 21 eyes (46.7%) with retinal fluid in 32 patients with NAAION. No significant differences of visual acuity was found between the eyes with or without subretinal fluid. Steroids intake did not influence visual prognosis or the resorption of edema. Read Article

In this compelling article, quantitative contrast enhanced 3D FLAIR sequences had similar performance in diagnosing optic neuritis compared to dedicated orbital sequences. – Read Article


REMINDER! BRAND NANOS INFOGRAPHICS WITH YOUR INSTITUTION LOGO
Did you know that you can brand NANOS infographics with your institution's logo? Get inspired by this example! Download new infographics here and add your institution's logo. 

BRANDED INFOGRAPHIC

Thank you to the Patient Information and International Relations committees for leading our patient education efforts and creating these resources for our members and patients.

ENGLISH PATIENT BROCHURES
NEW INFOGRAPHICS
SPANISH PATIENT BROCHURES
 

STAY CONNECTED
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SOCIAL MEDIA RESOURCES


HAVE A QUESTION? CONTACT THE NANOS EXECUTIVE OFFICE TEAM
We are here to support you.

Membership Inquiries:
Ruva Schuster
NANOS Membership Specialist
info@nanosweb.org
952-646-2037

Annual Meeting and Marketing Inquiries:
Edina McAllister
NANOS Meetings and Marketing Manager
meetings@nanosweb.org
952-641-2293

Donations and Fundraising Inquiries:
Jonah Coronis
Client Relations and Fundraising Specialist 
jonah@nanosweb.org
952-592-5281

Executive and Board Inquiries:
Toma Kinville-Ossian, CMP
NANOS Executive Director
toma@nanosweb.org
952-646-2047

Janel Kuebker
NANOS Consulting Director & GMP Partner
janel@gmpartners.org

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Attention future neuro-ophthalmologists! Applications for 2024-25 neuro-ophthalmology fellowship positions will be coordinated through the SF-Match Ophthalmology Fellowship match.