Moran ranked among nation’s top 10 programs


Outstanding education, research and clinical care put the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah among the top 10 programs in the nation, according to the latest Ophthalmology Times survey results.

The magazine’s annual survey polls chairpersons and residency program directors at eye centers across the country to compile its rankings. The latest results, released Oct. 4, place Moran at:

  • 8 in the nation for Best Overall Program
  • 10 in the nation for Best Research Program
  • 6 in the nation for Best Residency Program
  • 9 in the nation for Best Clinical Program

About the Moran Eye Center

As part of University of Utah Health, Moran serves as the largest ophthalmology clinical care and research facility in the Mountain West, with more than 60 faculty members and 10 satellite clinics.

Physicians provide comprehensive care in nearly all ophthalmic subspecialties, making the Moran Eye Center a major referral center for complex cases, with more than 140,000 patient visits and 7,000 surgeries annually. U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks Moran among its Best Hospitals for Ophthalmology.

Moran supports 15 research labs where internationally awarded faculty, including one of the world’s top retinal teams, are developing the treatments of tomorrow. Faculty also train 12 fellows and four residents each year in one of the nation’s most selective and unique programs, identified as a model by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

Moran CEO and Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Chair Randall J Olson, MD, leads more than 500 employees working to ensure Moran’s mission that no person with a blinding condition, eye disease, or visual impairment should be without hope, understanding, and treatment.