Jean E. Ramsey Honored for Exceptional Service to Massachusetts Medical Society

Dr. RamseyBoston University School of Medicine (BUSM) Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs Jean E. Ramsey, MD, has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the statewide professional association of physicians. She will receive the award at the Society’s Annual Meeting in Boston on April 30.

Ramsey is being honored for her years of service on the MMS Committee on Interspecialty, which facilitates communication, cooperation, and coordination between and among the medical specialty societies of Massachusetts, their members and the Massachusetts Medical Society. Dr. Ramsey joined the committee in May 2004 and has served as its chair for the last 10 years.

Ramsey is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, Vice Chair of Education and Residency Program Director for the BMC Department of Ophthalmology, and a BMC physician. Board-certified in ophthalmology, she specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and the vision disorder of strabismus.

A 1990 magna cum laude graduate of BUSM, Ramsey completed her ophthalmology residency, chief residency and pediatric fellowship at Tufts New England Medical Center Hospital. In 2008, she received her Master’s in Public Health with honors from Boston University School of Public Health.

Dr. Ramsey has served as Vice President of the BUSM medical honor society, Alpha Omega Alpha and is a past president of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.

Her previous honors include the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Achievement Award and the Alan Crocker, MD Health Services Award from the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Disabilities, presented for her advocacy on behalf of patients with disabilities.