2018 ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame – Nominate a Candidate Today!
Nominations are being accepted for the 2018 ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame. Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to ophthalmology? Nominate them before the September 21 deadline.
Eligible candidates are those with 25 or more years of scholarly achievement and at least one solid, defining contribution to ophthalmology in clinical practice, research, education, invention or humanitarian work.
Chosen inductees will be recognized at the 2018 ASCRS•ASOA Annual Meeting—being held April 13–17, 2018 in Washington, D.C. An induction ceremony will be held during the ASCRS Opening General Session on Saturday, April 14. You can view the 2017 Hall of Fame video honoring Carl Koller, MD and Gullapalli N. Rao, MD online. In addition, the Hall of Fame Lounge will display virtual inventions, memorabilia, photographs and other items representing the accomplishments of the inductees.
The ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame was created by ASCRS in 1999 to honor the pioneers of ophthalmology. In the past 18 years, 59 outstanding ophthalmologists have been chosen for induction, by their peers.