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Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

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November, 2021

The Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences Hosts a Research Open House for Medical Students

On Thursday, November 4, members of the Eye Team gathered virtually with medical students and student researchers from UMass Chan Medical School and across the country for the Second Annual Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research Open House. Read more ›


October, 2021

Eye Team Members Enjoy Day of Empowerment

Last week, members of the UMass Memorial Eye Center attended the Worcester Women’s Leadership Conference held by the Worcester Chamber of Commerce. UMass Memorial serves as one of the lead sponsors of this incredible, inspirational day, which feeds the hearts and souls of our women leaders, and encourages them to learn, develop and grow. Read more ›

Leadership Conference

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