Lynn Gordon

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Lynn K Gordon, MD, PhD is Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology at the Stein Eye Institute at UCLA and was the Inaugural Senior Associate Dean for Equity and Diversity Inclusion at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Following her undergraduate training at Stanford University, she completed both the MD and PhD at Harvard University, and residency in ophthalmology and fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology at UCLA. She is an active clinician scientist whose work has resulted in multiple patents and more than 100 publications, book chapters, and reviews. She serves on the editorial boards for Ophthalmology Retina, Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology, and the Journal of Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. Dr. Gordon had held leadership positions in several state and national professional organizations including being a current member of the board of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, past president of the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, past president of Women in Ophthalmology, past member of the Board of Trustees and past Chair of the Council of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She helped create multiple faculty development and leadership programs at UCLA as well as through organizations. Her greatest passion is helping individuals realize their full potential.