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Ethics Program

The mission of the Ethics Committee is to advance ethical knowledge, skill and behavior for ophthalmologists and to administer the Academy Code of Ethics in order to serve the best interests of patients.

Code of Ethics, Submission Process and General Questions

Education and CME

Policies, Opinions and Guidelines


The Redmond Center and EndowmentDr. Michael R. Redmond
The Michael R. Redmond, MD Professionalism and Ethics Education Center and Endowment Fund was established in memory of esteemed Academy leader Michael Redmond, MD. The Center ensures that the Academy's efforts in promoting professionalism and ethics remain dynamic, comprehensive and relevant in an increasingly changing ophthalmic community. With an emphasis on providing better patient care, the Redmond Center's work includes development of educational courses and lectures, policies, opinions, guidelines and compendiums of professionalism and ethics-related information.

Other Resources
(the following documents are not Academy ethics documents)