Advancing Vision

2019 Annual Report

From The Chair

OUR MISSION

To improve vision-related quality of life by collaboratively creating, integrating, transmitting and applying knowledge in ophthalmology and visual sciences.

Our Work

Explore the Work We’ve Done in 2019

By the Numbers

By The Numbers

Our researchers, clinicians, educators and learners are at the forefront of saving sight locally and beyond—see their impact on stopping the progression of blinding diseases.

47

Active Clinical Trials

Between October 1, 2018 and October 1, 2019

Clinical Trials

115,998+

Total patient visits

Patient Visits

$44+

MILLION

In total funding (fiscal year 2019).

Funding

Year In Review

year in review

September 24–October 26, 2018

University of São Paulo International Exchange Rotation with Dr. Thaisa Silveira Barbosa (at right, pictured with Dr. Yasmin Bradfield).

October 4, 2018

Fall Saving Sight Session featuring Dr. Dan Knoch, “Laser Assisted Cataract Surgery: Fact vs. Fiction” and patient, Dr. Thomas “Rock” Mackie.

October 6, 2018

Right to Sight Free Eye Clinic in partnership with Combat Blindness International at University Station Clinic, Madison, WI.

October 10, 2018

19th Bi-Annual Age-Related Macular Degeneration Symposium: 420+ attendees gather to learn the latest about this blinding disease, Alliant Energy Center, Madison, WI.

October 27, 2018

UW Ophthalmology Alumni and Friends Celebration at AAO, Untitled, Chicago, IL.

October 27–29, 2018

DOVS’ first exhibition at AAO Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

February 1–15, 2019

Senior Resident Rotation at Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, New Delhi, India.

March 16, 2019

Wintermission + Retirement Celebration at Dave & Busters, Madison, WI.

April 9, 2019

First Saving Sight Session in Rockford, IL: “An Update on Diabetic Retinopathy: Diagnosis and Treatments” by Dr. Justin Gottlieb with a word from patient, Jane Hulstedt.

April 12, 2019

Annual George K. Kambara, MD, Vision Science Symposium at the UW–Madison Health Sciences Learning Center (HSLC).

April 28–May 2, 2019

The Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, WEAVR Luncheon, held in Vancouver, Canada.

May 14, 2019

Second Neuromodulation Course for residents led by Dr. Suzanne van Landingham at University Station Clinic, Madison WI.

May 31, 2019

Low Vision Lunch and Learn featuring Dr. John Shepherd, University of Nebraska Weigel Williamson Center for Visual Rehabilitation.

June 21, 2019

Learner’s Day in partnership with Medical College of Wisconsin at UW–Madison’s HSLC.

June 21, 2019

Resident and Fellow Graduation Celebration at the Fluno Center, Madison, WI.

July 1, 2019

DOVS welcomes new residents and fellows as they begin their ophthalmology training at UW–Madison.

August 16–17, 2019

38th Annual Multiphasic Phacoemulsification Skills Course held at UW–Madison’s HSLC.

September 7, 2019

19th Annual Current Concepts in Eye Care for Optometrists at UW–Madison’s HSLC.

September 7, 2019

First Current Concepts in Eye Care for Technicians at UW–Madison’s HSLC.

September 9–October 11, 2019

University of São Paulo International Exchange Rotation with Dr. Ana Leticia Darcia.

September 25, 2019

First-ever Spirit of Aging Camp in partnership with the Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology at Union South, Madison, WI.

September 25, 2019

Mauston Women’s Night Out featuring the UW Teleophthalmology program in Mauston, WI.

October 5, 2019

Right to Sight Free Eye Clinic in partnership with Combat Blindness International at University Station Clinic, Madison, WI.

October 12, 2019

UW Ophthalmology Alumni and Friends Celebration at AAO, WaterBar, San Francisco, CA.

October 12–15, 2019

DOVS exhibition featuring a virtual walkthrough of a fundus at the 2019 AAO Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA.

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