Annual Meeting & Alumni Reunion

  • Annual Meeting Co-chairs Gena Heidary (left) and Ula Jurkunas (right), with Joan W. Miller (center)

    Annual Meeting Co-chairs Gena Heidary (left) and Ula Jurkunas (right), with Joan W. Miller (center)

  • Robert D’Amato presents the 2017 Mariana Mead Lecture, “Thalidomide as a Treatment for Cancer: A 50-year Journey”

    Robert D’Amato presents the 2017 Mariana Mead Lecture, “Thalidomide as a Treatment for Cancer: A 50-year Journey”

  • Tours highlight the state-of-the-art technology in the new Altschuler Ophthalmology Surgical Training Laboratory at Mass. Eye and Ear

    Tours highlight the state-of-the-art Altschuler Ophthalmology Surgical Training Laboratory at Mass. Eye and Ear

  • Louise Collins, Library Director, displays the Gullstrand ophthalmoscope in the Rare Book Room at Mass. Eye and Ear

    Louise Collins, Library Director, displays the Gullstrand ophthalmoscope in the Rare Book Room at Mass. Eye and Ear

  • Deeba Husain, one of the judges of the Trainee Poster Contest, listenes to Xiaolan Tang describe a monocular bioptic telescope

    Deeba Husain, one of the judges of the Trainee Poster Contest, listenes to Xiaolan Tang describe a monocular bioptic telescope

  • Shi Song Rong describes his research to Luk Vandenberghe, one of the judges of the Annual Trainee Poster Contest

    Shi Song Rong describes his research to Luk Vandenberghe, one of the judges of the Annual Trainee Poster Contest

  • Joseph Rizzo III, Anthony Adamis (2017 Distinguished Research Achievement Awardee), and Joan W. Miller

    Joseph Rizzo III, Anthony Adamis (2017 Distinguished Research Achievement Awardee), and Joan W. Miller

  • Donald J. D'Amico presents the 2017 Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award Lecture

    Donald J. D'Amico presents the 2017 Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award Lecture

  • David Wu (left) receives the inaugural Iraty Award for Research in Retinal Diseases, which included a $100,000 prize

    David Wu (left) receives the inaugural Iraty Award for Research in Retinal Diseases, which included a $100,000 prize

  • Daniel Oh and Jonathan Lam (not pictured) receives the 2017 Gragoudas Prize for Best Basic/Translational Retina Research Paper

    Daniel Oh and Jonathan Lam (not pictured) receives the 2017 Gragoudas Prize for Best Basic/Translational Retina Research Paper

  • Inês Laíns receives the 2017 Gragoudas Prize for Best Clinical Retina Research by a Mass. Eye and Ear trainee

    Inês Laíns receives the 2017 Gragoudas Prize for Best Clinical Retina Research by a Mass. Eye and Ear trainee

  • Zeba Syed (with Joan W. Miller and Reza Dana) receives the Best Resident Research Award in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

    Zeba Syed (with Joan W. Miller and Reza Dana) receives the Best Resident Research Award in Cornea and Refractive Surgery

  • Daniel Learned, MD, Mohammad Dahrouj, MD, PhD (Gragoudas-Folkman Prize awardee), and Athanasios Papakostas, MD

    Daniel Learned, MD, Mohammad Dahrouj, MD, PhD (Gragoudas-Folkman Prize awardee), and Athanasios Papakostas, MD

  • Jorge Arroyo, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Jorge Arroyo, MD, MPH, Associate Professor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

  • Deborah VanderVeen, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital

    Deborah VanderVeen, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston Children’s Hospital

  • Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 1970s

    Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 1970s

  • Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 1980s

    Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 1980s

  • Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 1990s

    Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 1990s

  • Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 2000s

    Harvard Ophthalmology alumni from the 2000s

  • Harvard Ophthalmology’s newest graduates—the class of 2017

    Harvard Ophthalmology’s newest graduates—the class of 2017

  • Joseph Rizzo III speaks at the dinner celebration, held at the Four Seasons Hotel

    Joseph Rizzo III speaks at the dinner celebration, held at the Four Seasons Hotel

  • Save the Date: The next Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion is June 8-9, 2018.

    Save the Date: The next Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion is June 8-9, 2018.

Building diverse teams and collaborating across disciplines were overarching themes at the 2017 Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion, held June 23-24. More than 350 alumni, faculty, and trainees gathered in Boston for continuing medical education, alumni presentations, achievement awards, and intergenerational networking. Learn more...

Save the Date

The next Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion will be held on June 8-9, 2018.