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Visiting Professorships

The Department is proud to welcome eminent ophthalmologists from around the world who are performing cuttingedge work in their field. In addition to the lectures, forums are provided over the course of a visit to continue to facilitate the exchange of information. All events are held at Mass. Eye and Ear, 243 Charles St., Boston unless otherwise noted.


HMS Calendar


 Click here to view the HMS Department of Ophthalmology calendar.



Cornea Visiting Professors

The HMS Department of Ophthalmology Cornea Center of Excellence at Mass. Eye and Ear hosts a visiting professor lecture series up to four times per year. On the first day, at 4:00pm, Cornea fellows present interesting cases within the visiting professor’s area of expertise, with live patient examinations, and at 5:30pm the visiting professor delivers a lecture. On the second day, the visiting professor delivers a lecture to the residents from 8:00-9:00am.

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Boston Ophthalmology International Visiting Professorship in Cornea and External Eye Diseases

October 31 – November 1, 2013 (various locations)
Professor Paola Rama, MD
San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy

On Thursday, Professor Rama will lecture at Boston University (BU) to BU and Mass. Eye and Ear residents beginning at 2pm. On Friday, resident case presentations followed by the keynote lecture will run from 1:00pm – 6:30pm and will be held in Meltzer Auditorium at Mass. Eye and Ear.

Visiting Professorship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology

April 23, 2014
Marie-Jose Tassignon, MD, PhD, FEBO
Chief and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology, Medical Director, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium

The Concept of the Bag-in-the-lens in Regular and Advanced Cases

Pediatric Ophthalmology Visiting Professor Lecture Series

Held at Boston Children’s Hospital,
300 Longwood Ave, Boston
Karp 11 Conference Room
This lecture series invites faculty who are leaders in the field of pediatric eye disease and strabismus, to raise awareness of the speakers’ works and establish productive interactions. The visiting professors give lectures and interact with faculty, residents, and students.
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Paul A. Chandler Visiting Professorship

December 6-7, 2013
Andrew Lee, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology, and Neurosurgery, Weill Cornell Medical College

The Chandler Professorship was established to honor the exceptional teaching, research, and service of Dr. Paul Chandler during his tenure at Mass. Eye and Ear, where he mentored two generations of ophthalmologists interested in glaucoma. The program is centered on resident education and spans 1½ days of lectures and case presentations by residents.






Last Updated March 6, 2014