Thirty-two Harvard Ophthalmology/Mass. Eye and Ear clinical trainees graduated on Thursday, June 20th. The ceremony celebrated eight Harvard Ophthalmology residents, the AY 2018–2019 Chief Resident and one optometry resident, as well as 22 clinical fellows from Mass. Eye and Ear, Joslin Diabetes Center and Boston Children’s Hospital.... Read more about 2019 Trainee Graduation
Four out of 24 Heed fellowships were awarded to Harvard Ophthalmology trainees for AY2019-2020. These fellowships are funded by the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation and the Society of Heed Fellows. Congratulations to:
Evangelos Gragoudas, MD, will once again offer an award for outstanding work in retina published by a Mass. Eye and Ear Trainee. For 2019, there will again be two $5,000 prizes, one for clinical work and one for basic or translational.... Read more about Submissions Open for 2019 Gragoudas Prize
Thirty-two Harvard Ophthalmology/Mass. Eye and Ear clinical trainees graduated on June 21. The ceremony, held at Mass. Eye and Ear, celebrated eight Harvard Ophthalmology residents, the AY 2017-2018 chief resident, and two optometry residents, as well as 21 clinical fellows from Mass. Eye and Ear, Joslin Diabetes Center, and Boston Children’s Hospital.... Read more about Congratulations to the Class of 2018
First-year Harvard Ophthalmology resident Wendy Liu, MD, PhD, received the 2018 Gragoudas-Folkman Award, which will provide up to $20,000 to help fund her research on mechanosensitive ion channels in primary open-angle glaucoma. She will complete the project under the guidance of her mentor Janey Wiggs, MD, PhD.
Dr. Liu earned her MD with honors from the Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology, and a PhD in Neurobiology from Harvard University. While at Harvard, she received the Presidential Scholarship and Martha Gray Prize for Excellence in Research.
Billy Xiaoyi Pan, MD, has been named the 2017-2018 Richard J. Simmons and Ruthanne B. Simmons Glaucoma Fellow in the Harvard Department of Ophthalmology. This annual award was established in 2011 in recognition of two glaucoma physicians who were Harvard Ophthalmology graduates: the late Dr. Ruthanne Simmons and her father Dr. Richard Simmons, a generous supporter of Mass. Eye and Ear and the ...
The VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation recognized four trainees with research awards and fellowships, enabling them to pursue research investigations at Mass. Eye and Ear and Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear. The VitreoRetinal Surgery Foundation (VRSF) strives to promote education and research related to retinal and macular diseases. They support research by funding awards for young investigators with a potential for a career devoted to retinal disease and research. The VRSF has established a competitive Research Award/Fellowship to encourage young physicians to...