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  • About the OPHTHPAC® Fund

    A strong profession requires a strong political action committee. The Academy’s OPHTHPAC® fund gives ophthalmology a voice on Capitol Hill that helps preserve our profession’s ability to provide quality care. Year after year, investments by ophthalmologists like you have given our profession the necessary relationships to drive change in
the federal government. 

    OPHTHPAC gives us the resources needed to establish and sustain important relationships in Congress. When a legislative fight emerges, OPHTHPAC helps ensure we have allies on our side in Washington, D.C.

    OPHTHPAC is a non-partisan political action committee. OPHTHPAC contributes to both Democrats and Republicans because legislation cannot pass without support from both political parties. Invest in OPHTHPAC to build and sustain necessary relationships in Congress and across the federal space.

  • Contact OPHTHPAC


    20 F Street, NW
    Suite 400
    Washington, D.C. 20001-6701


    2022 OPHTHPAC Committee Members

    Sohail J. Hasan, MD, PhD, Orland Park, Ill. - Chair
    Janet A. Betchkal, MD, Jacksonville, Flo.
    Renee C. Bovelle, MD, Glenn Dale, Md.
    Thomas Graul, MD, Lincoln, Neb. 
    Jeffrey Henderer, MD, Haverford, Penn.
    S. Anna Kao, MD, LaGrange, Ga.
    Julie S. Lee, MD, Louisville, Ky.
    Mark L. Mazow, MD, Dallas, Tex.
    Stephen H. Orr, Findlay, Ohio
    Michelle K. Rhee, MD, New York, Ny.
    Sarwat Salim, MD, Boston, Mass.
    Frank A. Scotti, MD, Encinitas, Calif.
    Steven Swedberg, MD, Edmonds, Wash.
    Matthew J. Welch, MD, Phoenix, Ariz.
    Jeffrianne S. Young, MD, Des Moines, Iowa