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Department Announcements



Department of Ophthalmology 2021-2022 Report


The department is excited to share our 2021–2022 Department Report.

We hope you will enjoy learning about the recent activities and accomplishments of the Queen's University Departpment of Ophthalmology, from awards and research endeavours, to our efforts to rebound from the pandemic, to meeting some new faces, or familiar faces in new roles. 

> View report, or visit our Newsletters Page.



Tickets now on sale for the 2023 Rosen Symposium

We're thrilled to be returning to an in-person Rosen Symposium for 2023, tackling the topic of Oculoplastics. Join us for a day of interactive talks and debates on subjects ranging from the orbital disease, to the diagnosis and management of lesions. 

We hope to see you there! 

> Click here to reserve your spot.




Dr Stephanie Baxter appointed next Department Head

The department is thrilled to share the news that Dr Stephanie Baxter has been appointed the next Head of the Department of Ophthalmology!

Dr Baxter is an associate professor in the department, and serves as one of our cornea specialists. She first came to Queen’s to complete her ophthalmology residency, leaving us briefly to complete a Cornea and External Disease Fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital

Since returning to Queen's Ophthalmology as a faculty member, Dr Baxter has completed a fellowship in educational scholarship and earned her Master of Business Administration. She has also served in several leadership roles within the department and beyond, including roles as Undergraduate Medical Education Director, Residency Program Director, and Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) lead. She also  serves as the Co-Chair for the Cornea Transplant Working Group for the Trillium Gift of Life Network, and serves on the Accountability Committee for the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO).

“As a proud member of the Department of Ophthalmology at Queen’s for 18 years, I have full-heartedly supported the department’s tripartite mission of delivering excellence in patient care, teaching, and research,” says Dr Baxter. “My time in the department has allowed me to witness firsthand where we have been, and how we have evolved. I am excited for the responsibility to serve as the Head of the Department for the next five years.”

Dr Baxter’s five-year term begins on September 1, 2022.

The department would like to extend its gratitude to Dr Martin ten Hove for his superb tenure as the Ophthalmology Department Head. Under Dr ten Hove’s leadership, the department has led unparalleled innovations in research, technology, and patient care.



New Residents Join Queen's Ophthalmology

We're delighted to welcome our incoming residents (L–R) Dr Patrick Wang, and Dr Sangeetha Santhakumaran to our Queen's Ophthalmology family.

If you would like to learn more about residency training at Queen's Ophthalmology, please click here.



2022 Rosen Symposium – 

The 17th Rosen Symposiumwas held virtually on the evening of Tuesday May 17th. A huge thanks to all who were able to join us for the event! A recording will soon be made available for those who were unable to attend. 


Please check our Rosen Symposium homepage for updates, and information about next year's planned in-person event. 



The Wright-Strube Webinar Series

Queen's Ophthalmology faculty Dr Yi Ning Strube teams up world renowned pediatric ophthalmology and strabsmus surgeon Dr Kenneth Wright to host a series of webinars on a range of topics in the field. The series features guest presenters Dr David Guyton and Dr Lisa Thompson, and covers an array of topics, from surgical techniques, to discussing the management of 6th Nerve Palsy and Duane's Syndrom, to reviewing research on the use of atropine in treating myopia. 

Click here to view past presentations, and to learn about upcoming webinars in this series. 




2020 Annual Report


The Department of Ophthalmology is thrilled to share our 2020 Department Annual Report.  In this publication you can see what has occurred in the department in 2020 including new faculty, achievements in education, clinical initiatives, and research. View Report »

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Current Resources

Ophthalmology COVID-19 Resources
Ophthalmology COVID-19 Resources

Please click here to visit the Department of Ophthalmology COVID-19 Resources Page

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Home Eye Testing
Home Eye Testing

Please click here for information on at-home eye testing. 

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Clinical Skills Resources
Clinical Skills Resources

Welcome Undergraduate Medical Students! Click here for our Clinical Skills resources.

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News & Events

Rounds Schedule

Monday, June 5 

Glaucoma Case Rounds 

Dr Podury and Dr Quintero 

Panelists: Dr Gary Miller, Dr Timothy Ratzlaff, Dr Salim Korban, Dr Harman Singh and Dr Delan Jinapriya 

Pan Chancho and Zoom



RPC Meeting




Tuesday, June 6

No Diagnostic Rounds - Exam Prep Session


Wednesday, June 7

Departmental Exams

Written Exam - Mary Alice 1 - 7:00-8:00am

Oral Exam - Zoom - 9:00am-12:00pm


Thursday, June 8

No Professor Rounds 

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