The National Student Ophthalmology Conference 2024
(Conducted by National Student Ophthalmology Society)

25th March 2024 (Sunday)
Virtual via MedAll

Aims and Objectives

  • To inform and inspire students with an interest in ophthalmology.
  • To enable networking within the field.
  • To showcase research and creative efforts.

Fee, Date and Venue

  • Date : 24th March 2024 (Sunday)
  • Conference Fee : Free
  • Time : 09.00 - 17.00 hours
  • Venue : Virtual via MedAll
  • Suitable for : Medical Students, Foundation Doctors, anyone with an interest in ophthalmology

About

The National Student Ophthalmology Conference aims to inform and inspire students who have an interest in ophthalmology. This is a collaborate event including students from across the UK and Ireland.

The event will include lectures from experts in the field and an opportunity to submit poster presentations, oral presentations and creative arts competitions. This year’s conference will also feature a virtually held surgical skills workshop.

Organisers

Miss Salyha Mughal - Conference Lead

Miss Saya Alasaadi - Secretary

Mr Luis Gil - Treasurer

Miss Virginija Vilkelyte - Charity Organiser

Miss Harriet Fallon - Competition Organiser

Mr Alex Lewthwaite - Competition Organiser

Miss So Sweecheng Sai Grace - Competition Organiser

Miss Manahil Baig - Competition Organiser

Miss Salyha Mughal - Conference Lead

Miss Saya Alasaadi - Secretary

Mr Luis Gil - Treasurer

Miss Virginija Vilkelyte - Charity Organiser

Miss Harriet Fallon - Competition Organiser

Mr Alex Lewthwaite - Competition Organiser

Miss So Sweecheng Sai Grace - Competition Organiser

Miss Manahil Baig - Competition Organiser

Mr Harry Douthwaite - Graphics Organiser

Miss Somaya Ghaderi - Logistics Organiser

Miss Parvin Begum - Publicity Organiser

Miss Zena Alwaily - Publicity Organiser

Miss Carolyn Liu - Speaker Organiser

Mr Nikhil Bhandari - Speaker Organiser

Mr Abbasali Gulamhussein - Speaker Organiser

Mr Henry Rocha - Sponsor Organiser

Mr Simranjeet Singh Grewal - Sponsor Organiser

Mr Charles Edward Britton - Sponsor Organiser

Miss Sarah Mackel - Sponsor Organiser

Miss Fengyi Liu – Technical Organiser

Miss Aaisha Patel - Workshop Organiser

Mr Humdan Khan - Workshop Organiser

Miss Hoa Le Ma (Wendy) - Workshop Organiser

Workshop Tutor

Dr Ahmed Elshahat, MBBS, MSc, MD
Ophthalmology Registrar (ST6)
Manchester Royal Eye Hospital

Speaker

Dr Sean Zhou, BSc, MBBS, PGCert
Ophthalmology Specialty Trainee (ST5),
Blended Learning Fellow at NHS HEE East of England,
Professional Development Lead - Digital Learning Subcommittee RCOphth
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Andrew Pyott, MD, CBM
Consultant Ophthalmologist
National Treatment Centre, Highlands

Dr Paul Cauchi, MB BS, FRCOphth
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow

Dr Pranesh Balasubramaniam, MBBS, MD
Clinical Teaching Fellow
Moorfields Eye Hospital, London

Dr Haider Manzar, MBBS, PGCert, FHEA
ST3 Ophthalmology Registrar
King’s College Hospital, London

Dr Obaid Kousha, MD, FRCO
Clinical Lecturer, Ophthalmology Registrar

Associate Professor Angus Turner, MBBS (Hons), MSc (Oxon), FRANZCOphth
Ophthalmologist
Lions Eye Institute, Perth, Australia