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Medical Personnel Exchange Program

<p class="font_8">Drs. Rachele Amedee and&nbsp;Osnel Milon, ophthalmologists&nbsp;from Port au Prince, Haiti participated in the WCF Medical Personnel Exchange Program earlier this year. They each spent two months in Memphis observing &nbsp;local ophthalmologists, the teamwork approach to sugery and clinic management. One of&nbsp;the highlights of the program is time spent with Dr. Ivan Marais in the</p>

<p class="font_8">Skills Transfer Center at Hamilton Eye Institute. The doctors are invited to use the&nbsp;cataract surgical simulators, indirect ophthalmoscope simulator and cataract traiing dry/lab kit. The computer-based surgical simulator offers different surgical scenarios, provides immediate feedback and tracks&nbsp;their progress while here.</p>

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<p class="font_8">Their schedules are uniquely created to highlight their invidual interests. Observations are arranged with specialists in their subspecialty fields of interest.</p>

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<p class="font_8">Dr. Carl Dumas was our first visiting ophthalmologist&nbsp;from Haiti in early 2015. He arrived in Memphis recently&nbsp;to&nbsp;begin a two week "tune up." &nbsp;WCF is delighted to welcome Dr. Dumas&nbsp;back to Memphis.</p>

Medical Personnel Exchange Program

<p class="font_8">Drs. Rachele Amedee and&nbsp;Osnel Milon, ophthalmologists&nbsp;from Port au Prince, Haiti participated in the WCF Medical Personnel Exchange Program earlier this year. They each spent two months in Memphis observing &nbsp;local ophthalmologists, the teamwork approach to sugery and clinic management. One of&nbsp;the highlights of the program is time spent with Dr. Ivan Marais in the</p>

<p class="font_8">Skills Transfer Center at Hamilton Eye Institute. The doctors are invited to use the&nbsp;cataract surgical simulators, indirect ophthalmoscope simulator and cataract traiing dry/lab kit. The computer-based surgical simulator offers different surgical scenarios, provides immediate feedback and tracks&nbsp;their progress while here.</p>

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<p class="font_8">Their schedules are uniquely created to highlight their invidual interests. Observations are arranged with specialists in their subspecialty fields of interest.</p>

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<p class="font_8">Dr. Carl Dumas was our first visiting ophthalmologist&nbsp;from Haiti in early 2015. He arrived in Memphis recently&nbsp;to&nbsp;begin a two week "tune up." &nbsp;WCF is delighted to welcome Dr. Dumas&nbsp;back to Memphis.</p>