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Grit: A Passion and Perseverance for Patient Care

A Conversation with Eris Jordan, OD, Vice President of Clinical and Medical Affairs at Aurion Biotech and OWL Champion Member Grit: noun Definition[1] 1. sand, gravel  a. a hard sharp granule (as of sand) also: material (as many abrasives) composed of such granules  b. any of several sandstones 2. the structure of a stone that adapts it… Read More


Nominations Now Open for 2022 OWL Leadership Awards

It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership.OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2022 OWL Awards! Awards: VISIONARY AWARD OWL’s Visionary Award honors an individual who has paved the way for diversity in their field through significant achievement. Nominees should have demonstrated leadership in their field throughout their careers…. Read More


2nd Annual Eyes on Inclusion

On June 21, 2022, OWL and Alcon collaborated to host our second annual virtual program “Eyes on Inclusion: Transitioning to Acceptance.” Coinciding with Pride Month, our esteemed guest, Vivienne Hau, MD, PhD, spoke of her journey as a Transgender Retina Surgeon and shared some great tips and resources to help us become better allies to… Read More


OWL’s 2022 Business & Leadership
Trends Survey

Make Your Voice Heard! Participate in our Ophthalmic Business and Leadership Trends Survey for 2022! This 5-minute survey will help us assess current opinions and business practices of professionals across the ophthalmic industry. The results will be published later this year and compared against feedback from previous surveys. As added motivation to take the survey,… Read More


OWL’s First Leadership Summit!

On February 3-4, 2022, OWL held its inaugural Leadership Summit, sponsored by Zeiss. A group of leaders from across ophthalmology gathered at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach, CA, to brush up their leadership skills, learn new tactics, and network with their peers.  Addressing topics such as negotiation skills, making an impact beyond your job title, navigating… Read More