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2023 OWL Leadership Summit – Highlights

OWL’s second Leadership Summit, held in Austin on September 21-22, 2023, proved to be a dynamic gathering of industry thought leaders. The event, aimed at fostering leadership development and diversity within the ophthalmic field, saw an engaging lineup of speakers and interactive sessions that left attendees inspired and informed. The summit kicked off with a… Read More

Become An OWL Ambassador!

OWL is grateful to have the support of its members to progress its programs and events, ultimately towards the goal of advancing diversity in leadership in ophthalmology. We’d like to introduce you to OWL’s Ambassador Program. Starting this Fall, OWL members who have volunteered in the past or who volunteer at future OWL events will… Read More

An OWL Interview with Tracy Kenniff

  What is the biggest challenge facing leaders today (in Ophthalmology or in general?) When thinking about the biggest challenges a CEO or Administrator of an Ophthalmology practice faces today, the first thing that comes to mind is Consolidation.  This is the hot topic on all levels; small single physician independent practices struggling with the… Read More

SoCal Chapter Kicks Off 2019 Events

Oh what a night!  Thank you to everyone who attended Tuesday’s first OWL SoCal chapter meeting of 2019!  Over 40 attendees joined us at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at UCI to network and gather pearls of wisdom from Regulatory & Quality industry leaders Denise McEachern (STAAR Surgical), and Bob Lundberg (Presbia) on the topic: … Read More

The Art of Networking | An Interview with Craig Simak, Co-founder of OIS

What drives innovation in addition to great science?

Kim Bartels

OWL Interview with Kim Bartels, VP of Operations at Vance Thompson Vision

I have had the opportunity to meet fantastic professionals through this organization and I look forward to OWL events.

Al Waterhouse

Interview with Al Waterhouse

Outlet: Ophthalmic World Leaders (OWL): Advancing Diversity in Leadership – Blog Interviewer: OWL Publication Date: February 2019   1 | What is the biggest challenge facing leaders today (in Ophthalmology or in general)? Despite the quantum leaps in technology, despite the ever-changing regulatory requirements, despite major shifts in the geopolitical environment, and despite the volatility of… Read More