President Trump is scheduled to be in Philadelphia on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at The National Constitution Center (NCC) in the Independence Mall area. Increased police presence is anticipated in Center City throughout Tuesday afternoon and evening. Please allow extra time if you are going to Wills Eye. Please be advised of area street closures to vehicles beginning at 1:00PM on Tuesday 9/15. Pedestrian access will also be limited in the area. This is subject to change and area restrictions, which could widen, will be lifted once the President departs the NCC. There are also demonstrations planned for Tuesday 9/15 around Independence Mall as well as City Avenue.

Contributions In Memory of Joseph I. Maguire, MD

Joseph I. Maguire, MD Retina Research Fund

The Joseph I. Maguire, MD Retina Research Fund at Wills Eye Hospital  has been established in tribute to Dr. Maguire by his friends and colleagues on the Retina Service. This fund, part of the Retinal Degeneration Center at Wills Eye, will support exciting evolutions in the treatment of a wide variety of devastating retinal degenerative diseases under the direction of the Larry Donoso, MD, PhD Endowed Chair in Retina. The Retinal Degeneration Center was established to coordinate efforts to advance science and inspire breakthroughs in the discovery of innovative retinal disease treatments, including gene therapy and stem cell therapy.

Your gift will help sustain our efforts to prevent blindness and improve vision for countless individuals who come to Wills Eye from around the world.