Faculty Newsletter - March 2016

Dominick P. Purpura Distinguished Alumnus Award 2016

Congratulations to Dr. Alfredo Sadun on being selected for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Alumni Association Dominick P. Purpura Distinguished Alumnus Award 2016!

The Dominick P. Purpura Distinguished Alumnus Award recognizes outstanding achievements in clinical medicine and/or biomedical research, or a professional career dedicated to humanitarian achievements.

Innovations and Entrepreneurship

Our next CME event will be held on March 12th. We will discuss the innovation process in medicine, with experts in intellectual property, business development, fundraising, FDA regulation and physician entrepreneurship.

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Ask the Doctor

Join us on Saturday, March 19th, at State Fare Kitchen in Rancho Mirage, for an “Ask the Doctor” event featuring Dr. Daniel Rootman. To RSVP, please call us at (323) 442-7101 or email We look forward to hosting more events in this series in the coming months.

Save the Dates!

Our annual Doheny Donor Reception at ARVO is on Sunday, May 1st, 7-10pm. The joint Stein-Doheny UCLA Reception will be held on Monday, May 2, 6-9pm. We hope to see you there. To RSVP, please email us at or call (323) 442-7101.

Streamlining Screening

As incidences of diabetes rise worldwide, ophthalmologists see increasing rates of retinal disease. This is disheartening and challenging, as diabetic retinopathy is usually asymptomatic until the disease has progressed.

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Doheny Podcast Network

In our third episode, available Wednesday, March 16th, Dr. Irena Tsui discusses working at the VA medical center, and pediatric retina disease.

Let us know if you have a topic you would like to feature in an upcoming episode.

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