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Mid-Year Forum

Mid-Year Forum Overview

The 2014 Mid-Year Forum was held from April 9 to 12 in Washington, D.C.  This annual forum provides an opportunity for Academy members, leaders and leaders of allied ophthalmic organizations to identify and discuss critical issues facing ophthalmology. The 2015 Mid-Year Forum will be held from April 15 to 18 at the new Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.

Benefits of attendance:

  • Provide valuable contributions to Academy policy development.
  • Learn more about Academy activities and initiatives.
  • Return to your state, subspecialty or specialized interest society armed with the latest information.

Mid-Year Forum mobile guideGet MYF Mobile on your Smart Phone
Before, during and after the 2014 Mid-Year Forum, access event, hotel and transportation information from your mobile device, smartphone or tablet. Save items to your personal planner to access them later. This easy-to-use wireless guide is available for any Web-enabled mobile device. Point your mobile browser to

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Congressional Advocacy Day
Advocacy Day 2014 will be held April 9 to 10 in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum. During Congressional Advocacy Day, Academy members will be educated about legislative issues relevant to the Academy and the ophthalmic profession. Academy members will meet with their U.S. senators and representatives to present the concerns and positions of the Academy and the profession.

Council Meeting
The Council met in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum from April 11 to 12.

American Society of Ophthalmic Surgery