Regents' Outstanding
Teaching Awards

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Preston H. Blomquist, M.D.

Vice Chair for Education, Residency Program Director, Associate Professor, and Distinguished Teaching Professor

Department of Ophthalmology

UT Southwestern Medical Center

In order for young physicians to learn to treat all with respect and professionalism, they must be accorded the same from their mentors. Teaching the beginning surgeon involves not only tailoring the opportunity to the learner's skill level but also putting the patient's interests at the forefront of the care process, including intervening before complications arise.