Education

Carolyn Kloek receives Women in Ophthalmology Educator Award

Carolyn Kloek receives Women in Ophthalmology Educator Award

May 26, 2017

Carolyn E. Kloek, MD, has been selected for the 2017 Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) Educator Award. This award is given to an individual who has consistently provided an exceptionally positive and rewarding training experience to medical students, residents, and fellows.

At Harvard Medical School, Dr. Kloek holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology. Among her leadership roles, she is Program Director of the Harvard Ophthalmology Residency Training Program, one of the top five residency… Read more about Carolyn Kloek receives Women in Ophthalmology Educator Award

Kip Connor, PhD, selected for 2017 Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School

Kip Connor, PhD, selected for 2017 Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School

March 21, 2017

Kip Connor, PhD, Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School (HMS), was selected for a 2017 Young Mentor Award, which recognizes faculty who are in the early stages of their careers, and are dedicated mentors and educators. This award is one of three Excellence in Mentoring awards established by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at HMS to recognize the value of quality mentoring relationships and the impact they have on professional development and career advancement… Read more about Kip Connor, PhD, selected for 2017 Excellence in Mentoring Award from Harvard Medical School

Teresa Chen, MD

Teresa Chen, MD, to receive Harvard Medical School’s 2017 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award

March 21, 2017

Teresa Chen, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School (HMS), was selected to receive the prestigious HMS 2017 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award. This award recognizes faculty members who develop quality mentoring relationships in clinical medicine and research settings. This is one of three Excellence in Mentoring Awards established by the Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership at HMS. This year, only 16 out of more than 18,000 HMS faculty members will be… Read more about Teresa Chen, MD, to receive Harvard Medical School’s 2017 A. Clifford Barger Excellence in Mentoring Award

Optometric fellowship matches

March 20, 2017

 

Congratulations to our incoming optometric residents for AY 2017-2018:

  • Jordan Davidner, New England College of Optometry
  • Bonnie Wessler, University of Puerto Rico. 

 

Symposium on Ocular Regeneration

Investigators Share Research and Potential Applications for Eye Diseases at Ocular Regeneration Symposium

November 3, 2016

The second Biennial International Symposium on Ocular Regeneration brought together leaders in the fields of ophthalmology, genetics, stem cell biology, neuroregeneration, and neuroremodeling who aim to accelerate cures for blinding diseases. The event, held October 20, 2016 in Boston, MA, drew nearly 200 researchers, clinicians, trainees, and industry representatives from around the world.

Symposium on AMD Gala Dinner at the Liberty Hotel, Boston

AMD Symposium Facilitates Open Dialogue on Innovative Research

November 3, 2016

At the fourth Biennial International Symposium on AMD, held October 21-22, 2016 in Boston, more than 200 clinicians, researchers, trainees, and industry representatives discussed current AMD topics and the challenges that lay ahead. One of the central themes of this year’s symposium was the need for a more precise stratification of the disease.

Organized byHarvard Ophthalmology AMD Center of Excellence Co-directors— Patricia D’Amore, PhD, MBA;… Read more about AMD Symposium Facilitates Open Dialogue on Innovative Research

Highlights from the 2016 Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion

June 30, 2016

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.

Co-chaired by Ula Jurkunas, MD, and Read more about Highlights from the 2016 Harvard Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion

Faculty Visit to Haiti

Faculty Visit to Haiti

February 2, 2016

The Office of Global Surgery and Health recently coordinated the second faculty visit to Haiti State University Hospital in Port-au-Prince to work with the residency program there. Roberto Pineda II, MDand Shizuo Mukai, MD, returned after their initial faculty visit in June 2015. The focus of this visit was on resident education, with a particular focus on combining ophthalmology fundamentals with modern innovation. Dr. Pineda… Read more about Faculty Visit to Haiti

2014 HMS Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion Delivers a High Impact Weekend

June 23, 2014

More than 300 HMS Department of Ophthalmology faculty, alumni, and trainees gathered for a three-day festival of events that included the Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion, tours of Mass. Eye and Ear and Schepens, a celebratory dinner, and visits to Fenway Park and the Museum of Fine Arts from June 20 to 22, 2014. Annual Meeting co-chairs Drs. Ula Jurkunas and Lucia Sobrin kicked off the meeting Friday morning. Scientific lectures followed, given by 12… Read more about 2014 HMS Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and Alumni Reunion Delivers a High Impact Weekend