October 23, 2018

International Night 2018

5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
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OLIPHANT MARSHALL AUDITORIUM
KELLOGG EYE CENTER
1000 WALL STREET
ANN ARBOR, MI 

 

 

An evening for Michigan Medicine medical students, residents, fellows, faculty and staff interested in international outreach

International Night 2018 is made possible by the generosity of the Jerome Jacobson Foundation

Keynote Speaker

Mr. RD Thulasiraj

 

 

R.D. Thulasiraj
Director - Operations, Aravind Eye Care System
Executive Director, Lions Aravind Institute of Community Ophthalmology (LAICO)

 

Program

5:30 PM
     Buffet Dinner, Kellogg Atrium

6:15 PM
      Welcome, Paul P. Lee, MD, JD, Ophthalmology Department Chair

6:20 PM
     Moderator’s Introduction, Ariane Kaplan, MD, Medical Student Clerkship Director

6:30 PM          
     Global REACH Activity
     Mark Prince, MD, University of Michigan Global REACH
     Establishing a U-M Otolaryngology residency rotation at KATH Ghana

6:40 PM          
     Kellogg-Sponsored Medical Student Activity
     Juan Caceres, University of Michigan Medical Student
     Beta Thalassemia research, delivering babies, and eye examinations!

6:50 PM          
     Kellogg-Sponsored Ophthalmology Resident Activity
     Philip Garza, MD, University of Michigan Ophthalmology Resident
     Oculoplastics Research at St. Paul’s Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

7:00 PM
     Keynote Address
     Mr. Rd Thulsiraj – Executive Director of Operations. Aravind Eye Care System
     Eliminating Needless Blindness Is All About Perspectives