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Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

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October, 2021

Thanksgiving Comes Early at the Eye Center

Each year, the team at UMass Memorial Eye Center gathers to thoughtfully fill dozens of mugs with delicious chocolates and handwritten notes of thanks from Shlomit Schaal, MD, PhD, MHCM, President of UMass Memorial Medical Group and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Read more ›

Thanksgiving at the Eye Center

October, 2021

Ophthalmology Team Focuses on Culture of Inclusivity

As one of the most diverse departments within the UMass Memorial Health system, the physicians and researchers from the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences have first-hand knowledge of the various gender, race, ethnic and age biases that exist in the workplace from both patients and peers alike. Read more › 

October, 2021

Residents Attend New England Ophthalmological Society (NEOS) Conference

The 785th New England Ophthalmic Society meeting (NEOS) presented an exciting opportunity for UMASS residents to learn more about our field of medicine and network with leaders of our profession. Read more ›

Residents Attend (NEOS) Conference

September, 2021 

Hitting It Out of the Park

It was a perfect day for baseball in mid-September. The batter hesitantly approached the plate and gazed out into the open field. He looked the first pitch off -- common for rookies. He reset his feet, took a deep breath, and with surgical precision, swung his bat and launched the ball far into left field! Read more ›

September, 2021

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Presents: Quality Conference 

On behalf of the Ophthalmology Residency Program, we will be having a Quality Conference related to Patient Safety on October 29th from 8 AM – 9 AM. Dr. Luna will be leading the session. Read more ›