Heed Luncheon

The Heed Luncheon is held each year during the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting. All former Heed Fellows are invited to attend.

The event includes a brief reception followed by a sit-down, plated luncheon. The program includes updates on the Heed Foundation and the Society of Heed Fellows activities, and the presentation of the current year's Heed-Gutman Award.

The 2024 Heed Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, October 19 at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place Conference Center, Room Field 20 ABC. 

Advance registration is open and required for attendees. Register here or contact heed@aao.org for luncheon registration information.


655 Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
(415) 447-0249


To encourage and support education and research in ophthalmology and the ophthalmic sciences by providing postgraduate fellowships to individuals of exceptional ability.

For applicants