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Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences

Events & Continuing Medical Education

Welcome to event listings of the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences (DOVS) at SickKids. 

DOVS provides continuing medical education to practicing ophthalmologists and health-care professionals both within and outside of SickKids. Activities include the annual Jack Crawford Day, the Lloyd Morgan lectureship series, and weekly rounds. 

Every Spring, we hold the annual Jack Crawford Day, our Paediatric Ophthalmology Conference, attracting speakers worldwide. 

Please join us for the 2017 Jack Crawford Day - Friday March 3, 2017:

Banner image for 28th Annual Jack Crawford Day

We have strived to make this year's conference practical and applicable to all eye care professionals who see children.  The theme of the conference is Taking the Fear Out of Paediatric Ophthalmology.  Our goal is to help comprehensive ophthalmologists and all eye care professionals see children confidently and comfortably.

New this year!

    • Case presentations of common everyday cases and conditions not to miss.  An expert panel will provide practical pearls regarding approach to assessment.  
    • A literature review giving a concise roundup of important new studies from the last year; bringing you up to date with current/emergent practice in paediatric ophthalmology.

Our Guest Speakers

    • Gena Heidary MD PhD from Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
    • Gregg Lueder MD from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis


 FREE for all trainees and reduced for all attendees who sign up before January 10, 2017.

Access this website to register!


Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street, Toronto ON

We hope to see you there!

Arun Reginald and Michael Wan
Co-Chairs – 28th Annual Jack Crawford Day