Thompson to Serve as an AAO Advocacy Ambassador

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Atalie Thompson, MD, MPH

Duke glaucoma fellow, Atalie Thompson, MD, MPH had the highest ranked application for the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Advocacy Ambassador Program and will represent the American Glaucoma Society (AGS) at the 2019 Advocacy Ambassador Program meeting in April. 

The goals of the AAO Ambassador program are to engage and educate residents and those undergoing fellowship training on importance of advocating for their profession, understand the importance of membership and active involvement in their respective state ophthalmology and subspecialty societies, and expose members-in-training to some of the critical issues in medicine being discussed by leaders in ophthalmology.