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.

We would like to welcome Brenton Finklea

We would like to welcome Brenton Finklea, MD as our fellow in the Center for Academic Global Ophthalmology for the 2017- 2018 academic year.  Brent is a recent graduate of the Wills Eye Hospital residency program and has already spent time working with our department on a number of projects.  A native of Florida, Brent received an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the University of Florida before undertaking medical school at the University of Virginia.

Over the coming 12 months Brent will be working on collaborations between Wills and and institutions around the globe.  On his first departure from the USA, he will be spending time at the LV Prasad Eye institute in Hyderabad, India and the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India.  At these renowned institutions, Indian and foreign residents and fellows receive top-notch clinical and surgical training while delivering quality eye care to all levels of society. Through this series of discussions we invite you to follow the accounts and experiences of the Wills Eye Global Ophthalmology Fellow.