Skorin receives American Osteopathic Association health policy fellowship certificate

Published 9:28 am Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Leonid Skorin Jr. holds his award.

Dr. Leonid Skorin Jr., Mayo Clinic Health System ophthalmologist, recently received his health policy fellowship certificate from the American Osteopathic Association in collaboration with the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the New York Institute of Technology at the American Osteopathic Health Policy Forum on Sept. 21 in Washington, D.C., where he was also an invited lecturer.

Skorin was one of 12 physicians and administrators accepted into the fellowship’s 2011-2012 program and is the first physician ever accepted into the program from Minnesota. The year-long program is designed for individuals who are in leadership roles in medicine and health policy. Skorin and the other fellows attended intensive monthly academic seminars throughout the United States. The seminars covered various health policy issues and Skorin wrote and presented health policy briefs, participated in problem-based workshops and conferred with Minnesota’s health policy advisors Sens. Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Congressman Tim Walz in Washington, D.C.

Skorin joined Mayo Clinic Health System in 2000 as a comprehensive ophthalmologist with an emphasis on cataract, glaucoma and eyelid surgery. He also sees and treats patients with macular degeneration. To schedule an appointment with Skorin call 373-8214.

Email newsletter signup