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AAO Virtual Journal Club webinar and will feature OMIC board member Dr. Guarav Shah

The Ophthalmology Virtual Journal Club is a new Academy member benefit featuring experts who will break down a published paper’s findings and implications. The quarterly live-streamed webinar will feature slides, curated feed of questions, and allow participants to post questions on the chat as well as a dedicated Q&A portion toward the end of the live stream. The next webinar is set for October 12, 8:30-9:30 pm ET and will be featuring OMIC board member Dr. Guarav Shah. Two articles will be discussed including Timing of Delayed Retinal Pathology in Patients...


Shortly after I began as your chair, our CEO for the past 21 years, Tim Padovese, announced that he would be retiring effective February of 2024. While not unexpected, the news is sad for OMIC but exciting for Tim and his fantastic wife, Karen, as this is well deserved. I wanted to highlight for our members Tim’s accomplishments as our CEO. Read my entire message in the Digest.

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