Oregon Ophthalmological Alumni Association

OOAA history

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 year. 


The OOAA holds a continuing medical education meeting each year in the spring and a reception in conjunction with the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. 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.

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Upcoming events

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Alumni reception at the annual AAO Meeting

Join us for the Alumni Reception at the 2023 AAO Meeting in San Francisco:

Date: Saturday, Nov. 4, 2023
Time: 6 - 9 p.m. PST
Where: TBA

Annual Casey Eye Symposium save the date

Annual Casey Eye Symposium

The Annual Casey Eye Symposium 2023 will be held at OHSU on Friday, May 19, 2023. 

More to come as we get closer to the date.