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 2023 Heed Luncheon is scheduled for Saturday, November 4 at the InterContinental San Francisco in San Francisco, California. 

Advance registration is open and required for attendees. 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