June 14, 2017
David Karcher, executive director and CEO of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, announced his retirement, effective Dec. 31, 2018. He will act as a consultant for the society through 2021, ASCRS announced in a press release.
The society has formed a search committee, chaired by Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, and will begin interviews for Karcher’s replacement in late summer or early fall. The executive search firm Leonard Pfeiffer & Company has been brought in to assist with the search, according to the release.