Category: Events

2017 Awards Winners

Nominations Now Open for 2018 OWL Awards

It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2018 OWL Awards: Awards VISIONARY AWARD – Sponsored by Ziemer 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… Read More


Nominations Now Open for 2017 OWL Awards

It’s time to honor your peers who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the 2017 OWL 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 through their careers…. Read More


OWL at OCTANe OTS – June 2017

OWL was delighted to be a sponsor at the recent OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit (“OTS”), June 23-24, 2017 at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California. The purpose of the OTS meeting is to create a local forum where leading ophthalmology technologists, researchers, clinicians, and entrepreneurs can come together to discuss ground-breaking ophthalmic technologies, unmet… Read More


OWL Connect at Hawaiian Eye

Over 100 attendees joined in our OWL Connect! event at Hawaiian Eye January 2017. Our theme was: Shattering the Mold: Overcoming & Understanding Personal Diversity. It was an amazing networking opportunity in a relaxed, island atmosphere. We thank Ocular Surgery News for their generous sponsorship!


OWL’s event noted as one of “Top Ten Highlights at AAO”

From Ophthalmology Times


Dr. Elizabeth Yeu to Deliver Keynote at OWL’s Signature Event at AAO 2016

OWL to Honor Recipients of the 2016 OWL Awards View the PDF of this release. Kansas City, MO – October 4, 2016– OWL, an association of interdisciplinary ophthalmic professionals dedicated to driving innovation and patient care by advancing diversity in leadership, today announced that Elizabeth Yeu, MD, a nationally recognized leader and influential ophthalmologist and… Read More


Survey Results Show Success of OWL at 2016 ASCRS

Panelists: Caren Mason, President & CEO, STAAR Surgical Company; Michael Onuscheck, Global Franchise Head, Surgical for Alcon; Malvina B. Eydelman, MD, Director, Division of Ophthalmic and Ear, Nose and Throat Devices, FDA; Bonnie Henderson, MD, President-Elect, ASCRS. Survey results from the OWL Signature Event at the 2016 ASCRS in New Orleans, “Diversity Beyond Demographics” Panel… Read More


Nominations Now Open for 2016 OWL Awards

RECIPIENTS OF 2015 OWL AWARDS (FROM LEFT): AUDREY TALLEY-ROSTOV, MD, VISIONARY WOMAN (RENAMED VISIONARY LEADER THIS YEAR); LAURIE BROWN, CATALYST; ERIN SCHALLHORN, RISING STAR. It’s time to honor your colleagues who are advancing diversity in leadership. OWL is pleased to accept nominations for the following: Visionary Award OWL’s Visionary Award honors an individual who has… Read More


OWL Hosts “Being A Physician is a Balancing Act” Panel Discussion for UCI Ophthalmology Residents

On June 8, OWL hosted a panel discussion of “Being a Physician is a Balancing Act” for the Ophthalmology residents at the University of California, Irvine (UCI). Panel members were Sameh Mosaed, MD (Director of Glaucoma Services, UCI Professor of Ophthalmology School of Medicine), Jeremiah Tao, MD (Residency Director of UCI) and Julie Schallhorn, MD… Read More


World Champion Surfer Shaun Tomson Shares Life Lessons with So. California OWL Members

Owl members learned about “Becoming a Risk Taker” from Shaun Tomson, world champion surfer. Shaun is one of the most 25 influential surfers of the century and one of the 10 greatest surfers of all time.