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Lessons in Leadership
May 2012

Interview With Stephen J. Ryan, MD

Author Affiliations

Author Affiliations: Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California (Dr Ryan); and Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (Dr Bartley).

Arch Ophthalmol. 2012;130(5):650-651. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2012.125

Stephen J. Ryan, MD, is former chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology, dean of the Keck School of Medicine, and senior vice president at the University of Southern California (USC). Ryan is currently president of the Doheny Eye Institute.

G.B.B.: You’ve had extensive leadership experience in both ophthalmology and medicine at large, and with both not-for-profit and for-profit boards. What makes an effective leader?

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