The history and achievement of the Canadian Ophthalmological Society (COS) ranges 75 years, going back to its development in 1937. Beforehand, ophthalmologists had been a piece of the Eyes, Ears, Nose and Throat area of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA). With an end goal to shield the general population from inadequate experts, the principal request of business of COS was to confirm its individuals. In 1943, ophthalmology authoritatively turned into a specialization in prescription, which obliged doctors to set out on an endorsed course of study before getting accreditation.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada was assigned as the administering body for every single therapeutic specialization and worked intimately with the COS in the affirmation procedure. Albeit now particular from the CMA, both gatherings keep on working firmly together and COS individuals still subscribe to the CMA Code of Ethics. COS is a partner of the CMA.
In 1946, the University of Toronto turned into the principal college in Canada to offer a postgraduate degree in ophthalmology, which means Canadians no more needed to leave the nation to contemplate. At present 16 noteworthy Canadian colleges have divisions of ophthalmology. Today, through the endeavors of its Board of Directors, chambers, advisory groups, individuals and ties with national and worldwide eye care associations, COS keeps on attempting to enhance the nature of eye look after all Canadians.Read More»