RIIO PGY4 Residents Pass Clinical Exit Exams at First Attempt
A few months ago, the first batch of Ophthalmology residents at RIIO and thus the first ever trained within Rwanda sat for their International Council of Ophthalmology exams Part C. They passed at first attempt. Just as they had done with Part A and B. This week they sat their […]
Announcing our new faculty
We’re delighted to announce a new addition to our Faculty, Dr. John Cropsey. Dr. Cropsey completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital. After residency, World Medical Mission’s Post-Residency Program provided Dr. Cropsey with an opportunity to be mentored for two years as a Global Ophthalmology fellow (2009-2011) at Tenwek […]
DR. Brent Finklea visits RIIO
This past week we welcomed one of our *most valued partners* who has been with RIIO since conception- BRENTON D. FINKLEA, MD from WillsEye. Dr. Finklea is the director of the Wills Eye Center for Academic Global Ophthalmology. He has taught ophthalmology and eye surgery around the world, including in […]
RIIO PGY1 residents on Elective term in Kenya
RIIO PGY1 students are currently on an elective term at the KISII Eye Hospital, Kenya. They will spend two months learning about physiology, optics, and refraction.
Get to know our residents
We will be sharing profiles on our residents on the site. These can be found by visiting our dedicated blog. Profiles are also shared our social media pages linked to the website.
Will’s Eye Hospital Fellow Dr. Brenton Finklea teaches at RIIO
Dr. Brenton Finklea spent the past month at RIIO teaching our residents. Dr. Finklea is a trained ophthalmologist from Will’s Eye Hospital.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Rwanda International Institute of Ophthalmology has officially opened its calls for submission for INTERNATIONAL OPHTHALMOLOGY SPECIALIST FELLOWSHIP. The program is set to commence January 2018. The fellowship is a program of the College of Ophthalmology of Eastern Central and Southern Africa (COESCA). More information about the fellowship and application criteria […]