Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Oetting Receives Award for Excellence in Resident Education

Tom Oetting, MD

Thomas A. Oetting, MD, professor of clinical ophthalmology and director of the residency program in the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, is the tenth recipient of the Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education for his commitment to residency training in ophthalmology. He was presented the award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology 2012 Annual Meeting.

The Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education was established through the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO) and private funds, and is given to a program director dedicated to the principles and significance of residency education. For more information - http://www.aao.org/about/awards/straatsma.cfm