Clinical Ophthalmology specialist
Skills and experience
Dr. Susan MacDonald is an Associate Clinical Professor at Tufts School of Medicine. She is also President of Eye Corps, Inc., a non-profit focusing on Cataract Blindness. In developing countries, Eye Corps’ offer education to an eye care team including optometrists, clinic assistants, nurses, assistant medical officers, and operating room nurses. Teaching focuses on surgical skills, sterilization techniques, ophthalmic assisting, preoperative and postoperative care, diagnosis and treatment of eye diseases. Various teaching modalities are used including one on one skill transfer, lectures, discussions, and online teaching. Eye Corps also provide non-monetary loans of medical devices and instruments with the understanding that 50% of the surgical cases must be provided to patients with low resources.
Dr. Susan MacDonald received her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed her Internal Medical Residency at Brown University. She then went on to complete a residency in Ophthalmology at the Moran Eye Centre In 2018.