Oregon Ophthalmological Alumni Association
The Ophthalmology residency training program at the Casey
Eye Institute is the direct extension of the residency program
established by Kenneth Swan , M.D. at the University of Oregon Medical
School in 1944-45. As such, it is the oldest Ophthalmology training
program on the West Coast. The department admits five residents per
The OOAA holds a continuing medical education meeting each year in June to coincide with the completion of the training program by the graduating class of residents. In addition the OOAA holds a reception in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. This meeting takes place during the AAO meeting, typically on Saturday evening. The OOAA supports the residency training program by providing each resident with the AAO’s Basic and Clinical Science Curriculum. At each annual meeting, the Edward N. McLean Community Service Award is given to the resident judged to have made particular contributions in Community Service during the course of his/her residency training.