News and Announcements

Congratulations Susan Ksiazek, MD

Congratulations to Susan Ksiazek, MD, for being chosen as a Senior Faculty Scholar in the Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Ksiazek was selected to be a Bucksbaum Senior Faculty Scholar because she was recognized by her peers for her great skills as a caring physician and teacher and for her outstanding ability to develop strong doctor-patient relationships.

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Featured Faculty Fridays: Asim Farooq, MD

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Featured Faculty Fridays: Birva Shah, OD

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Welcome Ulises Ivan Sanchez, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Please join us in welcoming Ulises Ivan Sanchez, MS, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, to the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Science.  Uli has joined us as our new  University of Chicago Human Resources Professional.

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Congratulations Hasenin Al-khersan

Congratulations to Hasenin Al-Khershan, recipient of the 2016-17 Calvin Fentress Research Fellowship Award.

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Featured Faculty Fridays: Hassan Shah, MD

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Welcome Asim Farooq, MD and Sarah Hilkert, MD, MPH

Announcing our newest faculty to UChicago OVS!

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Featured Faculty Fridays: James Reidy, MD, Back to His Roots

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Four Tips to Make Sure Kids’ Eyes and Vision Are ‘Grade A’ This School Year

With back-to-school time around the corner, parents will be scrambling to buy new school supplies and clothes. As they tick off their long list of school to-dos, ophthalmologists are reminding moms and dads not to neglect one of the most important learning tools: their children’s eyes.

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Kathryn Colby, MD, PhD Delivers Keynote for Class of 2020

After three days of orientation—filled with seminars, service trips, and some stuffed animals from Dave and Buster's—members of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine class of 2020 filed into Rockefeller Chapel for the annual White Coat Ceremony.

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