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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 50th Anniversary Reunion & Scientific Meeting

1967 Residents at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

1967 Residents at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Froncie Gutman, M.D., F 65

Fellow, 1965

Froncie Gutman MDAfter his ophthalmology residency at the University of Michigan Medical School, Froncie Gutman completed a retinal fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, 1964-65. In 1965, he joined the ophthalmology faculty at Emory University School of Medicine. In 1967, Dr Gutman was drafted and served as Assistant Chief of Army Ophthalmology at Walter Reed General Hospital in Washington D.C. Following his release from the Army Medical Corps, he served as Chairman of the Ophthalmology Department at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1969 to 1991. Dr. Gutman currently is a member of the Emeritus Staff at the Cleveland Clinic.

Dr. Gutman’s national offices and positions have included President of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Trustee and Chairman of the Foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Director and Chairman of the American Board of Ophthalmology, Vice-President of the Pan American Association of Ophthalmology, and Executive Secretary of both the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation and the Society of Heed Fellows.