• AAO 2020: Named Lectures

    View the 2020 Named Lectures below. For past lectures, please refer to the Named Lectures Archives.

    Jackson Memorial Lecture

    Lecturer: Michael X. Repka, MD
    Lecture Title: Improving Amblyopia Outcomes through Clinical Trials and Practice Measurement
    Session Title: Opening Session & Annual Business Meeting

    American Glaucoma Society Subspecialty Day Lecture

    Lecturer: Michelle C. Lim, MD
    Lecture Title: The Use Of Antimetabolites In Traditional And Novel Glaucoma Surgeries
    Session Title: Glaucoma Subspecialty Day

    Leonard Apt Lecture

    Lecturer: Sean P. Donahue, MD, PhD
    Lecture Title: Surgical Management of Infantile Nystagmus
    Session Title: Pediatric Subspecialty Day

    Barraquer Lecture

    Lecturer: Steven E. Wilson, MD
    Session Title: New Premium IOLs: Selection and Options
    Session Cosponsored By: International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS)

    Castroviejo Lecture

    Lecturer: Jayne S. Weiss, MD
    Session Cosponsored By: Cornea Society

    C. Stephen and Frances Foster Lecture on Uveitis and Immunology

    Lecturer: Justine R. Smith, MD

    William F. Hoyt Lecture

    Lecturer: Valerie Biousse, MD
    Session Title: A Practical Approach to Neuro-Ophthalmic Problems: When to Treat and When to Refer!
    Session Cosponsored By: North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS)

    Wendell L. Hughes Lecture

    Lecturer: Jeffrey A. Nerad, MD
    Session Title: Masqueraders and Mimics in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery: Who They Are and How to Unmask Them
    Session Cosponsored By: American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

    Jones/Smolin Lecture

    Lecturer: Thuy A. Doan, MD, PhD
    Session Title: Ocular and Gut Microbial Dysbiosis in Ocular Infections and Inflammation
    Session Cosponsored By: Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group (OMIG)

    Charles D. Kelman Lecture

    Lecturer: Michael E. Snyder, MD
    Session Title: Spotlight on Cataract: Complicated Phaco Cases: My Top 5 Pearls

    Marshall M. Parks Lecture

    Lecturer: Monte A. Del Monte, MD
    Session Title: Preventing Myopia Progression in the Pediatric Patient
    Session Cosponsored By: American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)

    Parker Heath Lecture

    Lecturer: James L. Madara, MD
    Session Title: The Artificial Eye: 2020 and the Dawn of Innovation
    Session Cosponsored By: American Medical Association Ophthalmology Section Council (AMA)

    Arnall Patz Lecture

    Lecturer: Andrew Schachat, MD
    Session Title: Practical Applications of Multimodal Imaging
    Session Cosponsored By: The Macula Society

    Michael F. Marmor Lecture in Ophthalmology and the Arts

    Lecturer: Penn Jillette
    Session Title: TBA

    Ruedemann Lecture

    Lecturer: Kurt V. Jahrling, BCO
    Session Title: It’s All in the Details: A Look at Oculoplastic Procedures and Ocular Prosthetic Methods
    Session Cosponsored By: American Society of Ocularists (ASO)

    Whitney G. Sampson Lecture

    Lecturer: Denise de Freitas, MD
    Session Title: Contact Lenses: The Role of Biofilms in Health and Disease
    Session Cosponsored By: Eye and Contact Lens Association (ECLA)

    Robert N. Shaffer Lecture

    Lecturer: David S. Friedman, MD, MPH, PhD
    Session Title: Celebrating the Role of Clinician-Scientists in Advancing Glaucoma Care
    Session Cosponsored By: Prevent Blindness

    Zimmerman Lecture

    Lecturer: Patricia Chevez-Barrios, MD
    Session Title: Systemic Oncology: An Update for Ophthalmologists
    Session Cosponsored By: American Association of Ophthalmic Oncologists and Pathologists (AAOOP)