Dr. Sohail J. Hasan MD, PhD Represents Illinois Retina Associates and RCA at OLAG Annual Meeting in Washington D.C. 2024
We are proud to announce that Dr. Sohail Hasan, MD, PhD, a distinguished member of our team at Illinois Retina Associates, a part of Retina Consultants of America (RCA), played a pivotal role in the recent Ophthalmic Leadership Advocacy Group (OLAG) annual meeting held in Washington, D.C. on January 26, 2024. Dr. Hasan, who serves as the Associate Secretary and Chair of OPHTHPAC, joined leaders from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and over 17 other specialty and subspecialty societies.
This significant gathering brought together eminent figures in the field of ophthalmology to discuss pressing issues and establish federal advocacy priorities for the year ahead. The agenda spanned a variety of topics crucial to the advancement of our field and the enhancement of patient care.
Dr. Hasan's active participation in OLAG highlights his dedication to the field of ophthalmology, reflecting both the commitment of Illinois Retina Associates and the broader mission of Retina Consultants of America. His contributions to the discussions at the meeting underscore his expertise and dedication to advancing eye care and patient welfare.
We are delighted to share photos of Dr. Hasan with other Academy leaders during this significant event. These images vividly capture the spirit of collaboration and leadership that are hallmarks of the meeting.
Stay tuned for further updates on the outcomes of the OLAG annual meeting and their impact on our work and advocacy in ophthalmology at both Illinois Retina Associates and within the larger RCA network.Dr. Hasan pictured (from left to right) with Dr. Jayne Weiss, Dr. George Williams (Senior Secretary for Advocacy), Dr. Stephen McLeod (CEO of the American Academy of Ophthalmology), Dr. Jane Edmond (President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology) and Dr. Michael Repka (Medical Director for Governmental Affairs and President Elect of the American Academy of Ophthalmology) Dr. Hasan at the lecture podium Dr. Hasan pictured (from left to right) with Dr. Michael Repka (Medical Director for Governmental Affairs and President Elect of the American Academy of Ophthalmology), Dr. George Williams (Senior Secretary for Advocacy), and Dr. Stephen McLeod (CEO of the American Academy of Ophthalmology)