• Orbital Gala 2021 Masquerade

    Thank you for your support during the 2021 Orbital Gala!

    Orbital Gala 2021


    Sunday, Nov. 14
    House of Blues, New Orleans

    We welcomed 250 attendees to the 18th annual Orbital Gala. We honored former deputy executive vice president David J. Noonan and Artemis Award winner Thomas V. Johnson III, MD, and raised funds for the Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program. 

    Online Auction and Fund a Need 


    The auction is now closed. If you won an auction item, your card will be charged for items you have won on Monday morning, Nov. 15. (Fund-a-Need gifts will be charged at the time of your donation.)

    Thank you for supporting the Academy Foundation and the ophthalmology community. 

    Orbital Gala Committee Chairs
    Dr. Ron and Wendy Pelton

    Host Committee
    Usiwoma E. Abugo, MD; Louis B. Cantor, MD; Janice C. Law, MD; Mary G. Lawrence, MD, MPH; Jennifer L. Lindsey, MD; Robert F. Melendez, MD, MBA; Christie L. Morse, MD; Molly Pyott; Philip R. Rizzuto, MD; Prem S. Subramanian, MD, PhD; Woodford S. Van Meter, MD; Alan L. Wagner, MD

    Questions?
    Contact Foundation Executive Director Tina McGovern at tmcgovern@aao.org or +1 415.447.0386, or Director of Development Todd Lyckberg at tlyckberg@aao.org or +1 415.447.0361.


    Gala Chairs Dr. Ron and Wendy Pelton.