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2019 Chang Humanitarian Award Winner

Endowed by a generous gift from David and Victoria Chang, the ASCRS Foundation Chang Humanitarian Award was established to honor and recognize outstanding humanitarian work with a focus on cataract blindness and disability. Richard L. Litwin, MD, embodies this purpose with his extensive humanitarian work that has become a family affair. The award will be given to him at the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting in San Diego.

Resident Excellence Award Nominations Due Next Week

Don’t miss your chance to be one of the ten award winners of the ASCRS Foundation’s $1,000 Resident Excellence Awards which enable ophthalmology residents exhibiting exemplary performance to attend the 2019 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. The categories for consideration include research, patient care, leadership and education.

Bringing the International Mission Trip Concept to the U.S.

Emily Graves, MD, FACS has done an enormous amount of international volunteer work throughout her ophthalmic career, and through that work, she soon realized that there was a large unmet need right in her own community.

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