• 2019 Orbital Gala

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology Foundation hosted a fun evening at the Palace Hotel, a San Francisco icon since 1875! This 16th annual fundraiser was the social event of AAO 2019. This year we honored Bruce E. Spivey, MD, MS, MEd, renowned educator, clinician, and transformative leader. 

    Wine generously sponsored by Jessup Cellars. Chocolate generosity sponsored by Eye Candy Chocolatier. 


    See the fun we had in San Francisco! 

    To learn more or donate an item to the silent auction, contact Claire Lewis at clewis@aao.org or 415.447.0356.


    Gala Chairs

    Ron Pelton, MD, PhD

    Wendy Pelton 


    Ruth D. Williams, MD

    Stephen C. Gieser, MD, MPH