Now, more than ever, advancing the field of medicine requires teamwork – across departments, around the world, and between clinicians and scientists. However, such collaborations take time and persistence to form and flourish; many dissolve before reaching their full potential.
In this issue, we explore the stages of team formation and invite you to learn about our department's efforts to broaden educational partnerships, enhance patient care, and bridge the gaps in scientific knowledge.
A look at how effectives teams are formed
- Teaching the importance of face-to-face meetings in a digital era
- Mass. Eye and Ear plans to join Partners Healthcare
- A look at recent Harvard Ophthalmology events
- Mass. Eye and Ear offers corneal cross-linking
- Team-oriented care for thyroid eye disease
- Family legacy supports proliferative vitreoretinopathy research
- New strategic agreement facilitates gene therapy drug development
- Antibiotic- and immune-resistant bacterium
- Progenitor cells: A new treatment for Fuchs’?
- Interleukins in autoimmune disorders
- Zinc chelation stimulates repair of optic nerve in mice
- India: Collaborative grant for glaucoma research
- China: Hospitals explore clinical opportunities with industry
- Venezuela: Pediatric diabetes ocular telemedicine program
- Altschuler Laboratory enhances surgical training
- Lions VisionGift supports surgical training opportunities
- Grants, awards, and honors
- Personnel updates
- Alumni corner
- In memoriam