• Mid-Year Forum
    The 2015 Mid-Year Forum was held from April 15 to 18 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 2016 Mid-Year Forum will be held from April 13 to 16 at the Marriott Marquis in Washington, D.C.  For additional information, click on the blue Mid-Year Forum button above.

    Review and download the 2015 Mid-Year Forum Report (PDF 345 KB).

    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.

    Get MYF Mobile on your Smart Phone

    Before, during and the 2015 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 myf.apprisor.org.

    Congressional Advocacy Day
    Advocacy Day 2015 was held April 15 to 16 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 met in conjunction with the Mid-Year Forum from April 17 to 18.

    Questions about MYF? Review the FAQs.

  • 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)

    Mid-Year Forum Information (registration, housing and reimbursement)
    Shaheena Khan (415.447.0345)

    Mid-Year Forum:
    Phone:+1.415.561.8565
    Fax: +1.415.561.8567

    Congressional Advocacy Day:
    Phone:+1.202.737.6662
    Fax: +1.202.737.7061