Attracting more than 330 alumni, faculty, and trainees, the 2016 HMS Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion offered an array of continuing medical education (CME) events as well as opportunities for networking and reconnecting with classmates. Most attendees were from the New England and Tristate areas, although a few traveled from as far as California, Singapore, and India. All nine HMS Ophthalmology affiliates were represented.
From May 1st to May 5th, more than 11,000 people attended the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2016 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA. Eye and vision researchers from more than 75 countries presented their current research, discussed emerging technologies, and strategized ways to overcome the current challenges facing ophthalmology and vision science. Harvard Ophthalmology was well-represented at the meeting, and faculty and trainees contributed 247 posters and presentations this year.
The Harvard Medical School (HMS) Department of Ophthalmology takes pride in actively participating in the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). The ARVO 2014 Annual Meeting took place in Orlando, FL from May 4th through 8th. HMS faculty, trainees and research fellows will present a total of 261 abstracts (48 papers, 184 research posters, 5 educational courses, 4 symposia, 4 mini symposia, 12 special interest groups, 2 cross sectional group sessions, and 2 workshops).
At this year’s meeting, held in Seattle, Washington from May 5–9, faculty, trainees and research fellows authored 239 abstracts, including 44 papers and 195 research posters representing the investigative work of nearly 230 individuals, including 90+ faculty, 20 clinical fellows, 19 residents, and over 100 research fellows. ARVO Travel Grants were awarded to nine department members, while a significant number of Harvard Ophthalmology faculty and alumni received ARVO awards honors.