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Three Ophthalmology Members Inducted Into Gold Humanism Honor Society

Three members of the Department of Ophthalmology were inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society on Thursday night, May 5th, 2016. The Gold Humanism Honor Society’s mission is to recognize individuals who are exemplars of humanistic patient care and who serve as role models, mentors and leaders in medicine. Membership…

Ophthalmology faculty practice will be moving to a new location

A new facility housing the faculty practice activities for ophthalmology, otolaryngology and expanded orthopedics will be built in juxtaposition to the UF Health Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Institute along Southwest 34th Street. This will help accommodate the expanding clinical practice and consolidate all clinical ophthalmology services in one location. Read the full Gainesville…

UF ophthalmology alumnus recognized for his volunteer work

Dr. Tully Patrowicz, a 1972 graduate of the University of Florida residency program was recently recognized for founding, over 20 years ago, We Care of Lake County, a program where volunteer specialty physicians provide care to the uninsured and under-insured residents of that area. Dr. Tully was also awarded the…

William Hauswirth receives 2014 OIS Innovator Award

William Hauswirth, Ph.D. was co-awarded the 2014 OIS Innovator Award in Chicago at the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit, a full day pre-meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting. He shared the award with Dr. Nick Myzyczka, Ph.D. also from…