[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
December 1965

Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(6):740. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040742002

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.


One of the most significant things that occurred at the November meetings of the Academy and of the Association for Research in Ophthalmology had nothing to do with either organization. It was a special meeting of academic chiefs to form the Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology. This, in turn, was the outgrowth of a small group of department heads who had met informally on several previous occasions to discuss the impact of the new socioeconomy and of the government's influence on the teaching departments of ophthalmology.

Dr. A. E. Maumanee was elected president and Dr. Frank Winter, secretary, with mandates to form the necessary committees of organization and incorporation. The idea behind such an organization is, of course, not new. Similar associations are already operative in otolaryngology, pediatrics, surgery, medicine, and other specialties but the terms of membership and areas of activity in these associations vary widely. The intent

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview