VRmagic cooperates with experts from around the world to continuously enhance simulation technology and teaching methods for medical education. Our knowledge of disease patterns, methods of diagnosis and treatment as well as of the manifold demands medical training is facing derives from close and continuous cooperation with health professionals around the world. Only through scientific exchange and the effort and commitment of our partners are we able to successfully develop and implement innovative and sustainable teaching concepts for medical education.

VRmagic would especially like to express thanks for their voluntary and dedicated commitment.

Prof. Dr. med. Frank Koch, Frankfurt a.M., Germany
Associates: Dr. med. Svenja Deuchler, Dr. med. Pankaj Singh, Dr. med. Michael Müller
Former Associates: Dr. med. Michael Koss, Dr. med. Helge Krüger

Consultation on intraocular surgery
Educational concepts and testing of courseware for the Eyesi Surgical simulator
Concept, organization and presentation of drylabs
Initial discussion and cooperation on the development of Eyesi Indirect
Contribution of educational concepts and didactically adapted cases for Eyesi Indirect

Prof. Dr. med. Gerd Auffarth, Heidelberg, Germany

Consultation on cataract surgery

Robert S. Bailey, Jr, MD, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Consultation on cataract surgery

Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Bartz-Schmidt, Tübingen,  Germany
Former Associate: Dr. med. Martin Leitritz

Contribution of didactically adapted cases for Eyesi Indirect

Dr. Geoffrey Goodfellow, OD and Dr. Elizabeth Wyles, OD, Chicago, USA

Consultation on basic skills training content for Eyesi Indirect 

Eugene M. Helveston, MD, Em. Prof., Indiana, USA

Initial discussion and consultation on the development of Eyesi Indirect

Prof. Dr. med. Christoph Hirche, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Associate: Dr. med. Valentin Haug

Consultation on microsurgical skills training and cooperation in the development of microsurgical simulation

Prof. Dr. med. Michael Knorz, Mannheim, Germany

Initial consultation and guidance on intraocular surgery at an early stage of the simulator´s development

PD Dr. med. Klaus Lucke, Bremen, Germany

Consultation on intraocular surgery
Organization and presentation of drylabs (EVRTS)

Emmanouil Mavrikakis MD, PhD, Yao Wang BHSc, Wai-Ching Lam MD, Toronto, Canada

Contribution of diabetes cases for Eyesi Indirect

Colin A. McCannel, MD, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Consultation on vitreoretinal surgery
Beta testing of Eyesi software

Prof. Dr. med. Mark Praetorius, Heidelberg, Germany
Associate: Dr. Tobias Albrecht

Consultation on Earsi Otoscope

Robin D. Ross, MD, MPH, Global Retina Institute, Clinical Director; Director of Global Health Outreach, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix, USA

Initiation and coordination of the Global Health training package for Eyesi diagnostic simulators and contribution of didactically adapted cases

Bryn Burkholder, MD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
Allen O. Eghrari, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, USA
Veena Raiji, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Director of Uveitis, Loyola Stritch School of Medicine, USA
Steven Yeh, MD, Louise Simpson Professorship in Ophthalmology, Section of Vitreoretinal Surgery and Diseases, Director Section of Uveitis and Vasculitis, Emory University, USA
Jessica Shantha, MD, Assistant Professor, Section of Vitreoretinal Surgery and Diseases, Section of Uveitis and Vasculitis, Emory University, USA
JP Gorham, MD, Clinical Lecturer Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, USA
Brent Hayak, MD, Oculoplastic and Reconstructive Surgery, North Georgia Eye Clinic, USA
Grace Prakalapakorn, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in Ophthalmology, Associate Professor in Pediatrics, Duke Eye Center, USA
Mandi Conway MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix, USA
Madeline Heiland, MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix, USA
Camila Ventura, MD, PhD, Department of Ophthalmology, Retina Specialist, Department of Research, Director Altino Ventura Foundation (FAV) and Hope Eye Hospital, Recife, Brazil
Rachel Bishop, MD, MPH, National Eye Institute (Contractor), National Institute of Health

Consultation and/or contribution of didactically adapted global health cases for Eyesi diagnostic simulators