2023 ARVO Alumni Reception - New Orleans, LA

The 2023 ARVO Annual Meeting will meet in New Orleans where international basic and clinical researchers will share the latest breakthroughs in vision research.

Dates: Sunday April 23, 2023
Reception Location: Royal Sonesta
RSVP to eye@osumc.edu

The Annual Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) meeting is considered to be the largest gathering of eye and vision researchers in the world with over 11,000 attendees from 75 countries. Each year, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences sends multiple researchers and physicians to this event to present their newest research innovations. Learn more about ARVO.

2023 Alumni & Friends Fall Vision Forum & Tailgate - Columbus, OH

Hosted by the Eye Center of Columbus Foundation and The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences for a combined alumni and friends event.

Date: Friday, October 6, 2023, 8am-5pm 
Location: The Eye Center of Columbus, 262 Neil Ave, First Floor Foundation Room, Columbus OH

Guest Speakers:
Leon Herndon, MD Duke University Medical Center - View Speaker Biography Erin Shriver, MD University of Iowa - View Speaker Biography
Andrew Stacey, MD University of Washington - View Speaker Biography
Helen Wu, MD Tufts Medical Center - View Speaker Biography
Co-Course Directors are Kenneth Cahill, MD and Sayoko Moroi, MD, PhD. 

Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023, OSU vs Maryland Football Game
Location: Tailgate 90 minutes prior to kickoff, location details to come.
There is a limited number of game and tailgate tickets available on a first-come first-serve basis.
Email eye@osumc.edu to reserve a game ticket and/or tailgate ticket for you and a guest. Football ticket pricing may range between $57-$135 per ticket. Awaiting offcial OSU pricing for our group. Tailgate pricing $60 per person subject to change. Awaiting final pricing from OSU. It is best to make hotel reservations early. We can help accommodate if needed. 

Event Contacts: Lori Schumacher and Kim Hollingshead
Information and Questions: eye@osumc.edu

2023 AAO Alumni Reception - San Francisco, CA

Date: Saturday November 4, 2023
Reception Location: Wayfare Tavern
RSVP to eye@osumc.edu 

The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences holds its annual alumni reception during the American Academy of Ophthalmology conference each year. The AAO meeting brings together ophthalmologists from around the world. The alumni reception provides an opportunity for our faculty, alumni, residents, fellows and graduate and medical students to share exciting new developments from the department’s research. It also allows our department to learn the very latest in our disciplines so we can provide our patients the very latest in diagnosis, prevention and treatment. 

View all CME and CE events on our CME and Educational Event Page.


2022 AAO Alumni Reception - Chicago, IL

Collage of alumni and their projects

Alumni group photos


2022 ARVO Alumni Reception - Denver, CO

AAO alumni posing together for photo

AAO alumni posing together for photo



2021 AAO Alumni Reception - New Orleans, LA


2020 AAO Alumni Reception - San Francisco,CA


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