This award provides financial aid to students in the graduate program of medical and biological illustration. The 2017 winner of the Annettee Burgess Award is Julia Lerner.
The foremost painter of the ocular fundus, Annette S. Burgess was a world-renowned ophthalmic artist. Accuracy of observation and meticulous attention to detail are hallmarks of Ms. Burgess’ ophthalmological illustrations.
The Annette S. Burgess Award recognizes the outstanding quality of scientific and artistic scholarship in Ophthalmological Illustration and is awarded in honor of Annette S. Burgess, the first medical illustrator for the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute.