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Stay up to date on the latest breakthroughs in our field, cutting-edge research, and patient success stories. Learn how we realized our dream in the latest Vision magazine.

Reflecting on the Stephen D. McLeod, MD Leadership Lecture with UC President Michael V. Drake, MD

The UCSF Department of Ophthalmology recently hosted the Stephen D. McLeod, MD Leadership Lecture, featuring University of California President and ophthalmologist, Michael V. Drake, MD. This distinguished event, held on June 6th at the William G. and Ruth R. Hoffman Auditorium, provided a unique opportunity to delve into the topic of leadership in academic medicine and beyond.

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Invitation to Impact UCSF Vision Science with a Transformative Gift

Today, we invite you to join us in an ambitious endeavor—the creation of the UCSF Center for Vision Research. We have launched a campaign to raise a total of $10 million to recruit and equip five world-class scientists in fields such as artificial intelligence/data science, regenerative medicine, and genetics.

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Help Us Cross the Finish Line: Your Support Can Make All the Difference

As we approach the close of our fiscal year on June 30, we are filled with gratitude and a renewed sense of purpose. Thanks to your unwavering support, All May See Foundation is nearing its ambitious fundraising goal of $8 million for this year. We are within reach, but we still need your help to cross the finish line and ensure that we can continue our vital work.

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Register or Support a Swimmer Today – Alcatraz Swim for Sight – Oct. 6, 2024

JOIN US Sunday, October 6 for the Alcatraz Swim for Sight at the Aquatic Park - 700-898 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94109. This year's event is co-chaired by Ari and Noah Hirson.  The Edward Charles Foundation will administer the event. Proceeds will go to the All May See Foundation to support UCSF Ophthalmology faculty research.

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All May See Announces $223,000 in New Faculty Research Awards

All May See Foundation is pleased to announce the following new faculty awards, approved at its April 2024 Board meeting, to the UCSF Department of Ophthalmology, recipients included:

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National Nurses Day 2024

Each year on May 6, we honor National Nurses Day, signaling the beginning of National Nursing Week, a celebration that extends until May 12, culminating on Florence Nightingale’s birthday.

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UCSF at ARVO 2024 in Seattle – May 5-9

UCSF Ophthalmology and Francis I. Proctor Foundation faculty, along with their research teams, are gearing up for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting, scheduled from May 5-9, 2024, in Seattle, Washington.

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Let’s Help Louis Raise Research Dollars for Gould Syndrome on his First Birthday!

In honor of Louis’ first birthday in May, his parents Blakely & Trent and big brother Archie are encouraging donations in his honor to the All May See Foundation.

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Honoring the Legacy of Michelle Y. Peng, MD: Support the Memorial Lecture

In August 2022, the medical community mourned the loss of Michelle Y. Peng, MD, UCSF Ophthalmology Resident 2018 and West Coast Retina Vitreoretinal Fellow 2020, after a long battle with sarcoma. Her loss is still felt deeply.

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Community Support Initiative – Free UCSF Ophthalmology Shelter Clinic

The UCSF Ophthalmology Shelter Clinic, operating within Division Circle Navigation Center (DCNC), is seeking funding support through All May See Foundation, to enhance our ongoing efforts in providing essential eye care services to the unhoused population at DCNC. Our mission is to eliminate barriers to eye care for the underserved and to prevent avoidable vision loss through early detection and treatment.

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Hartwick College Silicon Valley Experience Participants Visit All May See

In March, ten students - along with Professor Carli Ficano and director of planned giving, Patricia Dopazo - from Hartwick College’s Silicon Valley Experience program, visited All May See Foundation at the Wayne and Gladys Valley Center for Vision.

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Yippee Mackenzie is Cancer Free!

All May See Foundation was honored to join little Mackenzie Fredeen and her family at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital for her bell-ringing ceremony. We've followed Mackenzie on her cancer journey in our 2020 and 2021 Vision magazine stories.

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