Diversity Equity Inclusion | ASCRS
2022 ASCRS Annual Meeting

Satellite CME Programs

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: When Identifying the Problem Is Not Enough, Leadership Must Take Action


Join ASCRS and ASOA Leaders and keynote speaker Artika Tyner, JD, EdD for a thoughtful discussion about leading social justice issues. This interactive event works to increase awareness, share experiences, and foster open communication and understanding. We highlight research and resources to empower our members to take action to improve patient care, staff retention and satisfaction, practice partnership recruitment, and clinical trial participation. 

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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ASCRS gratefully acknowledges the unrestricted educational grants received in support of this program from:

Aerie Pharmaceuticals
Johnson & Johnson Vision
Sight Sciences

Activity Agenda

Welcoming Remarks

Leon W. Herndon, MD, Ann Caroline Fisher, MD, ABO

Panel Discussion

Keynote Speaker: Artika R. Tyner, JDM
Moderators: Leon W. Herndon, MD, Ann Caroline Fisher, MD, ABO
Panelists: Richard L. Lindstrom, MD, ABO, Jeff Pettey, MD, MBA, Douglas J. Rhee, MD, ABO, Fasika A. Woreta, MD, ABO, Cathi Lyons, MHA, COE

Audience Q&A, Concluding Remarks

Leon W. Herndon, MD, Ann Caroline Fisher, MD, ABO

Program Chairs

Leon Herndon

Leon W. Herndon, MD

Caroline Fisher

Ann Caroline Fisher, MD


Richard Lindstrom, MD

Cathy Lyons

Cathi Lyons, MHA, COE, COT

Jeff Pettey, MD

Douglas J. Rhee, MD

Douglas Rhee, MD

ASCRS Incoming President


Artika Tyner, JD, EdD

Keynote Lecturer


Fasika Woreta, MD

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