• Mid-Year Forum
    Plan now to join us in Washington, DC for the 2016 Mid-Year Forum which will be held from April 13 to 16 at the Marriott Marquis.  Registration will open in January 2016.

    This annual forum provides an opportunity for Academy members, leaders and leaders of allied ophthalmic organizations to identify and discuss critical issues facing ophthalmology.

    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.

    Congressional Advocacy Day
    Advocacy Day 2016 will be held April 13 to 14 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 will meet in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum from April 15 to 16.

  • Contact Information

    American Academy of Ophthalmology
    655 Beach Street
    San Francisco, CA 94109

    Mid-Year Forum Program and Council Meeting
    Gabrielle Naughten (415.561.8565)

    Congressional Advocacy Day and Appointments with Members of Congress
    Sage Bauer (202.737.6662)

    Meeting Registration and Reimbursement
    Dorothea Carroll-Elumba (415.447.0345)

    Mid-Year Forum:
    Fax: +1.415.561.8567

    Congressional Advocacy Day:
    Fax: +1.202.737.7061