Affiliations & Positions

Guillermo Rocha, MD, FRCSC

CERTIFICATES:

  • ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF CANADA
  • MEXICAN COUNCIL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Award: Lieutenant Governor’s iCare Award (Manitoba) 2014.

 

CURRENT POSITIONS:

Administrative

  • President Elect, Canadian Ophthalmological Society. 2015- .
  • Board Member, Canadian Ophthalmological Society. 2015 – .
  • Editorial Board Member. International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases. www.ijkecd.com  Nov 2014 – .

Academic

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. FACULTY OF MEDICINE, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA.
  • ADJUNCT PROFESSOR. UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA EYE INSTITUTE.
  • Consulting Board, Instituto Mexicano de Oftalmología, www.imoiap.com 2015- .

Business

  • MEDICAL DIRECTOR, GRMC Vision Centre. www.grmc.ca

Professional

  • ACTIVE MEDICAL STAFF, DEPARTMENT OF SURGERY (OPHTHALMOLOGY), BRANDON REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE, BRANDON, MB AND MINNEDOSA DISTRICT HOSPITAL, MINNEDOSA, MB. (Prairie Mountain Health Region).
  • ATTENDING SURGEON IMAGE PLUS LASER EYE CENTRE (WINNIPEG)  www.imageplus.ca
  • ADMIT PRIVILEGES, Misericordia Health Centre, Winnipeg, MB. Jul 1, 2012- .
  • DEPARTMENT EDITOR: Clinical Consultations. CSCRS Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology.
  • Board Member and Faculty, Canadian Cataract Institute (CCI). www.cciportal.com
  • Associate Fellow, American College of Surgeons. Aug 19, 2015 –
  • International Intra-Ocular Implant Club Member (Sep 2014 – ) –by invitation.

PAST POSITIONS:

  • PRESIDENT of the Canadian Cornea, External Disease and Refractive Surgery Society.  Jun 2008 – 2015 . www.cos-sco.ca
  • CHAIR, COS Eye Bank Committee (2010 – 2015)
  • CHAIR, COUNCIL ON CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, CANADIAN OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY. (Jun 2004-2008 ) www.eyesite.ca
  • PROGRAM CHAIR. COS Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Edmonton 2005; Toronto 2006; Montreal 2007, Whistler 2008.
  • BOARD MEMBER, CANADIAN OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY (Jun 2004-2008)
  • ASSOCIATE EDITOR, TECHNIQUES IN OPHTHALMOLOGY JOURNAL (LWW).
  • HEAD, Department of Surgery, Brandon Regional Health Centre. (Jan 2004-2009)
  • CHAIR, Operating Room Committee, BRHA (2004-2006; 2009)
  • CLINICAL ADJUNCT ASSOCIATE. University of Waterloo School of Optometry.
  • ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, Dept. of Biology, Brandon University.
  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR: Brandon Ophthalmic Surgery Course (Boot Camp in Eye Surgery). www.micro-surgery.ca
  • PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Mentorship Program, Canadian Cataract Institute www.cciportal.com
  • MEDICAL Co-DIRECTOR, Lions Eye Bank of Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario (2007-2014).
  • Canadian Standards Association. CHAIR of the Ocular Tissues SubCommittee (2008-2014)

MEMBERSHIP:

  • CANADIAN OPHTHALMOLOGICAL SOCIETY (1991). www.eyesite.ca
  • AMERICAN ACADEMY OF OPHTHALMOLOGY: International Member (1992). www.aao.org
  • THE ROYAL COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF CANADA (1995).
  • PATON SOCIETY, EYE BANK ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (1996).
  • KERATOMILEUSIS STUDY GROUP (KMSG). Canadian Delegate. (1996).
  • THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS OF MANITOBA (1998).
  • DOCTORS MANITOBA (1998).
  • CANADIAN EXTERNAL DISEASE AND CORNEA SOCIETY. (1998)
  • AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CATARACT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY (1995). www.ascrs.org