In memorian: It is with the deepest sadness and shock, that ECVO has lost Dr Gil Ben-Shlomo, who passed away on 21 October 2020.Dr. Gil Ben-Shlomo obtained his DVM degree from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 1999. After practicing general medicine for 2 years he returned to his home university to obtain a PhD in Neuroscience and Ophthalmology while still working as a general practitioner. In 2010 Dr. Ben-Shlomo successfully completed a Comparative Ophthalmology residency at the University of Florida and subsequently obtained his Board Certification and a Diplomate status at the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. Dr. Ben-Shlomo became Diplomate of the ECVO in 2013 and he is also a registered specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology in the State of Israel.