• LEO Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist™ Award

  • The LEO Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist Continuing Education Recognition Award is annually presented to Academy members in recognition of their ongoing participation in the Academy’s education programs and publications.

    The Academy’s LEO Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist Award has been recognized by the American Medical Association (AMA) as qualifying for reciprocity with their Physician’s Recognition Award (PRA). The Academy was the first national medical specialty society to arrange for this benefit on behalf of its members.

    Criteria for LEO Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist Award Eligibility

    • Minimum of 150 AAO CME credits earned during a 3-year period from July 1 through June 30
    • Must have claimed CME credit for at least 1 Annual Meeting or a Practicing Ophthalmologist Learning System (POLS) module during the three year time period
    • Must not have been a LEO Award recipient during the same 3 year date range
    • Must be an active member of AAO and AMA

    International members may be interested in the International Ophthalmologist Education Award and the International Scholar Award

    2019 LEO Lifelong Education for the Ophthalmologist Award Recipients

    Douglass Campbell, MD
    Kevin B Miller MD
    J. Charles Garvin, MD
    M. Cathleen Schanzer, MD, FACS
    Jane Camille Werner MD
    Stephen E Higgins MD
    Walter G Atlas MD
    Bari Michele Brandt MD
    Ralph Edward Stewart MD
    Richard Mark Lipman MD
    Amy Louise Lambert MD
    Mitchell Vogel MD FACS
    Blake Horio MD
    Louis H Sweterlitsch III MD
    Dean Hu MD
    Darrell S Reisner MD
    Aryeh L Pollack MD
    Grant W Su MD
    Jeffrey Y Chung MD
    Michele Lanza MD
    Jason R Hade MD
    Renee Solomon, MD