Ophthalmology Interest Group (OIG)
The Ophthalmology Interest Group will expose medical students to the field of ophthalmology by promoting interactions with patients and doctors, or observation, shadowing opportunities, slit-lamp training, and surgical simulators. Students will also have the opportunity to conduct eye exams on one another. Students will thus be more competitive in their residency applications for ophthalmology.
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2020 - 2021 Officers
Travis Shofield - email@example.com
Ahmed Zanabli - firstname.lastname@example.org
Tudor Crihalmeanu - email@example.com
Thomas Fakadej - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Brian McMillan - email@example.com
- The Ophthalmology Interest Group is a non-profit student-run organization associated with West Virginia University School of Medicine. Membership is open to all students currently enrolled in West Virginia University School of Medicine.
- The OIG aims to meet monthly throughout the school year, or more often if decided upon by the members.
- The OIG will be governed by medical students elected to the following positions: President and Vice-President. Additional elected positions may be added at the discretion of the governing members.
- OIG elections will be held during the final meeting of each school year or in other necessary situations.
- The OIG will work with an Ophthalmology Department faculty mentor of West Virginia University Hospitals.
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