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Congratulations to Resident, Tyler Quist, MD, and Oculoplastics Fellow, Brittany Simmons, MD, on their nominations for the Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award! These nominations represent the dynamic and skilled approach to clinical teaching, a deep appreciation for these physician-educators and...
Iowa’s statewide professional association for physicians has new leadership from the field of ophthalmology. University of Iowa alumnus, Brian Privett, MD (‘11R) was installed as the 171st Iowa Medical Society (IMS) President. Privett practices ophthalmology at Iowa Eye Center in Cedar Rapids and...
Ophthalmologists undergo several years of advanced training on the visual system, but before they become eye care specialists they must attend medical school to become doctors. Specialty doctors seldom use their basic medical training once they have started practicing in their specialty area. Dr...
Congratulations to Edwin M. Stone, MD, PhD , director of the Institute for Vision Research , and professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, on being selected for The Ophthalmologist's 2020 Power List ! Each nomination celebrates an individual who has made a significant impact on the field,...
"I would like to extend a sincere thank you to all of our physicians on National Doctors' Day. Your dedication to serving our patients through clinical care or research is commendable. The collective efforts during this COVID-19 pandemic have allowed us to rapidly adapt to serve a select group of...
Culver Boldt, MD , Marion and Frederick Fuerste, M.D. Professor of Ophthalmology, received the 2019 Ernest O. Theilen Clinical Teaching and Service Award during The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine's 2020 Faculty Awards Banquet on March 4, 2020. The Theilen Award is presented to a...
Resident ophthalmologist, Matthew Benage, MD, traveled to the Tenwek Mission Hospital in Bomet, Kenya, where he provided surgical and medical care alongside an American retina specialist and local eye specialists. During the two-week experience, the team had full clinical days treating 150-175...
Retina specialists from the UI Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences were prominent throughout the 43rd Annual Macula Society Meeting in February. Most significant was the awarding of the 2020 Lawrence J. Singerman Medal to D r. Stephen Russell . The award is given to an outstanding...
IDx, a startup company founded by professor of ophthalmology and retina specialist Michael Abramoff, MD, PhD , is featured in a BTN LiveBIG profile showing on the Big Ten Network. The segment involves the emerging role of artificial intelligence (AI) in the early diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy...
The University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to announce our next class of resident ophthalmologists! These individuals – and future Hawkeyes – will be joining us as PGY1 interns in July 2020! Learn more about the University of Iowa Ophthalmology Residency...