Inside issue #37:
- The Future Builds on the Past
- Hospitalist Program is New Interface in Medicine
- Outcome Measures for Ophthalmology
- An Exciting New Era for Patients with IRDs
- Dr. Wiggs Elected to NAM
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The Future Builds on the Past
Ever wonder how breakthroughs in medicine occur? Chief and Chair, Joan W. Miller, MD, delves into the process behind pivotal developments in medicine.
Hospitalist Program is New Interface in Medicine
|Jo-Ann Haney-Tilton, MD||Jane Schweitzer, MD||Aisha Traish, MD|
The newly launched Ophthalmology Hospitalist Program at Mass. Eye and Ear is a one-of-a-kind emergency department and inpatient consultation service for patients admitted to Mass General Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital (Main Campus and Faulkner).
Learn how affiliates and trainees benefit
Outcome Measures for Ophthalmology
Mass. Eye and Ear continues to lead the way in developing outcome measures for ophthalmology. This includes:
- Publishing an annual Quality and Outcomes Report
- Developing patient-reported outcome measures for cataract procedures
- Participating in the IRIS Registry—the nation's first comprehensive eye disease and condition registry
An Exciting New Era for Patients with IRDs
Since the 1970s, inherited retinal degenerations (IRDs) have been a key area of focus in the Harvard Department of Ophthalmology. Now, the Ocular Genomics Institute is leading the way in clinical research and new treatments for patients with IRDs.
Dr. Janey L. Wiggs Elected to NAM
Internationally renowned medical geneticist and glaucoma specialist Janey L. Wiggs, MD, PhD, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
|Philanthropy||Events in Review||Alumni Corner|
|Updates in Education||Awards and Honors||Upcoming Events|
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