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After 25 years in ophthalmology, busy Oregon-based glaucoma specialist J. Kevin McKinney, MD, had seen it all. But it was something the American Board of Ophthalmology diplomate didn’t see that troubled him — enough data on patients who could be at risk for retinal dam...

November 21, 2019

Congratulations to the following American Board of Ophthalmology diplomates who were honored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology last month during AAO 2019 in San Francisco: 

Special Recognition Award: William L. Rich III, MD 

Dr. Rich's long and distinguished servi...

November 20, 2019

The American Board of Ophthalmology is pleased to welcome the following newly board-certified ophthalmologists to our diplomate community following the Fall 2019 Oral Examination in Rosemont, IL.


Walid Abdallah, M.D., Alhambra, CA

Osemelu Aburime, M.D., Atlanta, GA


November 20, 2019

Join the National Academy of Medicine Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience on December 4, 2019 in Washington, DC or via live webcast. This public meeting will elevate the findings, conclusions, and recommendations from the recently released conse...

On behalf of the Governance Committee of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), ABMS is seeking nominations for several public member positions on the ABMS Board of Directors and committees. Nomination materials for the following positions are to be submitte...

November 16, 2019

The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) recently announced a new monthly podcast series with ACCME President and CEO, Graham McMahon, MD, MMSc, where he discusses topics that affect clinicians, educators, and healthcare thought leaders in CME...

November 14, 2019

American Board of Ophthalmology Director Sarah M. Nehls, MD, of Madison, WI, was recognized for her participation on the Council of the American Academy of Ophthalmology during AAO 2019 in San Francisco. Representatives to the Academy’s Council are determined by each s...

November 13, 2019

American Board of Ophthalmology Director Steven Gedde, MD, was tapped into Iron Arrow this month at a traditional tapping ceremony. Iron Arrow is the University of Miami’s highest honor society. Based on Seminole Indian tradition, Iron Arrow recognizes those in the uni...

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