Calendar of Events for Mission Participants 2017

  • 1/15 All applications due for various travel awards

  • 1/30 Registration Form, signed Waiver of Liability, Code of Conduct Evacuation Insurance & Airfare payment & Registration fee due (2 separate checks) ($75 student,$100 non physician, non student,$150 attending physician) via snail mail to Cathy Roberts 6 Sage Brush Ct Setauket, NY 11733

  • 2/4 Optometrists & Optometry Students Sort Eyeglasses at Extra Space Storage, Islandia 1:00pm-4:00pm

  • 2/12 Sunday Brunch Meeting at Dr. DiGioia’s House Scotts Beach, LI 11:30am-2:30pm (mandatory for all students, all participants are welcome): Introduction/Formulate committees/ Housing Plans and Overnight trip to Machu Picchu to be discussed

  • 3/7 Phone conference 7:30pm ((712) 832-8330 Participant Access Code: 452 7802 (open to participants, mandatory for all students)

  • 3/15 Deadline to purchase tickets for Fundraiser Dinner& Dance http://apromisetoperu.com/2017/02/your-invited/

  • 3/15 Deadline to mail paid raffle booklets to A Promise to Peru, Inc., P.O. Box 427 Setauket, NY 11733

  • 3/22 Phone conference 7:30pm ((712) 832-8330 Participant Access Code: 452 7802 (open to participants, mandatory for all students)

  • 3/30 Payment in full for hotel accommodations, snail mail to Cathy Roberts 6 Sage Brush Ct Setauket, NY 11733

  • 3/30 Evening Lecture Symposium required for all medical &NP students, all are welcome/ NYIT-Old Westbury, Serota Building, Conf.room C, 4:40pm – 9:15pm

  • 3/31 Annual Fundraiser Dinner/Dance; Soundview Caterers, Bayville, NY *All participants are encouraged to attend & Bring guests!  Tickets on website, advanced purchase only; due March 15th

  • 4/5 Evening Lecture Symposium and hands on lab for eye equipment NYIT-Old Westbury, Serota Building, Conf.room C, 5:00pm – 9:00pm required for medical and optometry students/all members of the eye team are welcome

  • 4/9 Optometrists & Optometry Students Pack Eyeglasses/Medical Students & Participants PrePack at Extra Space Storage, Islandia 1:00pm-4:00pm

  • 4/11 Medical & Conversational Spanish with Frances Alvarado Ng at StonyBrook HSC 7:00pm-8:30pm/ to all participants, mandatory for all students

  • 4/19 PrePacking for Medical Clinic/ Extra Space Storage, Islandia 4:00pm-7:00pm for Medical & NP students

  • 4/29 PrePacking for OR and Medical Clinic/ Extra Space Storage, Islandia 10:30am-1:00pm for OR staff and NP students/ Medical students

  • 5/13 Mandatory Packing Day for all participants, not just students / Extra Space Storage, Islandia  9am-6pm; Each participant will pick up designated mission luggage at the end of the session

  • Monday 8pm in May or June(Exact Date TBD) Mandatory Meeting for all OR team members; ophthalmologists and OR staff, Dr Sable’s office.

To Be Scheduled:

  • Each medical student will schedule one session with ophthalmologist, Dr. A. Vaccaro at her office in Port Jefferson to familiarize himself or herself with the equipment. Available dates: 3/11, 3/25, 4/15, 4/29, 5/6, 5/20, 6/3. (two students can attend per session) A student will be assigned to coordinate this.
  • Ultrasound Lecture with Dr. R. Cunningham and wet labs at the Simulation Lab at SB. A student will be assigned to coordinate this for the medical students