Careers / Midwest

Chicago, IL

Ophthalmologist- Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

Wheaton Eye Clinic seeks a Full-Time Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus physician to join our staff.


M.D./D.O. and Board Certified/ Board Eligible

Must have completed or will complete an AAPOS - approved fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Founded 80 years ago, the Wheaton Eye Clinic is a nationally recognized multi-subspecialty ophthalmology practice that spans the western suburbs of Chicago with offices in Wheaton, Naperville, Hinsdale, Saint Charles, Bartlett, and Plainfield and an ophthalmology-specific ambulatory surgery center at the main office in Wheaton. Dedicated to our mission of providing exceptional eye care, our 32 ophthalmologists and 7 optometrists in every ophthalmic subspecialty are highly respected in the region and have superb relationships with referring colleagues and health systems. Delivering care from primary to tertiary levels, Wheaton Eye Clinic doctors provide over 175,000 patient visits annually, necessitating another full-time position to join our three full - time ophthalmologists dedicated to Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus.

An excellent compensation/benefit package including malpractice insurance, health insurance, long-term disability insurance, reimbursement for CME, and 401(k) is provided.

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to

Michael A. Kipp, MD at or

Noha S. Ekdawi, MD at or

Nathan E. McIntyre, MD at

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Chicago, IL

Unique Opportunity

As I near retirement, I am announcing a unique opportunity to join and buy-out a thriving solo, independent pediatric ophthalmology practice in Chicago. This position is ideal for an individual who wants to be their own boss, set their own hours, run a small business and explore their entrepreneurial spirit. My plan is for a new associate to join me full time, and I would work part-time to aid the transition. This practice is very productive, and the future owner's compensation could be in the high ninety-percentile of the AAPOS Benchmarking Survey.

About the practice and position:

  • I established my practice in 1990 on the north side of the city and serve a diverse population
  • The practice is a dedicated pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus specialty service, with approximately 5% adult strabismus
  • My practice has a single office and an affiliated pediatric optical within the office
  • I also perform ROP exams with contracts at two Chicago hospitals
  • I have an academic appointment at the University of Illinois at Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary, and an academic appointment could easily be arranged if desired for any new associate

All inquiries will be kept confidential. Please reply privately to

Lawrence (Chip) Kaufman MD PhD

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Kansas City, MO

BC/BE Fellowship Trained Pediatric Ophthalmologist


Children’s Mercy Kansas City is an independent, non-profit, 366-bed pediatric health system, providing half a million patient encounters each year. Children’s Mercy is ranked by U.S. News & World Report in all 10 specialties, and as one of “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals”. Our medical staff of more than 750 pediatric subspecialists and researchers is actively involved in clinical care, pediatric research and educating the next generation of pediatric subspecialists.

  • Current openings for two pediatric ophthalmologists with interest in pediatric and adult strabismus, ROP (laser and avastin treatment experience preferred), ocular genetics, and/or general pediatric ophthalmology
  • Join a dedicated team of 4 full-time pediatric ophthalmologists, 2 orthoptists and 6 pediatric optometrists
  • On-site support from 7 additional ophthalmologists including ocular oncology, pediatric retina, neuro-ophthalmology, and oculoplastics
  • Call coverage is at one Level I pediatric trauma center with resident/fellow coverage
  • Opportunity for teaching a pediatric ophthalmology fellow and ophthalmology residents from 2 residency programs
  • Academic appointment at University of Kansas and University of Missouri – Kansas City
  • Participate in shared ROP screening and treatment at 8 local NICUs (60-80 babies per week)
  • Access to 2 full-time ophthalmology research coordinators with ~30 internally and externally funded pediatric ophthalmology projects including PEDIG studies
  • Clinic diagnostic equipment including Optos (with fluorescein angiography), anterior and posterior segment OCT, Pentacam, visual field, Lenstar, specular microscopy and ERG
  • Advanced OR equipment including 3D viewing system with intraoperative OCT, retinal and glaucoma lasers, UBM, Retcam, and Avedro corneal crosslinking system
  • The ophthalmology and optometry team see 35,000+ patient visits annually with excellent support from 20 ophthalmic technicians and an overall staff of 60 employees
  • Competitive salary and compensation package including licensure, board fees, CME allowance, vacation time, health insurance and retirement

The successful applicant must share our unwavering commitment to excellence, integrity, collegiality, antiracism, and respect for inclusion of individuals with diverse backgrounds.


For more information or consideration please submit CV and cover letter to:


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Columbus, OH

Academic Pediatric Ophthalmologist


Pediatric Ophthalmology Associates, Inc. at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is recruiting an additional pediatric ophthalmologist to join our practice. We seek an outstanding individual who is board certified (or eligible) by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is eligible for Ohio medical licensure. Successful completion of a pediatric ophthalmology fellowship is required. Duties will include sharing in the responsibility with existing faculty for didactic and clinical training of residents and fellows and clinical care of patients at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and The Ohio State University Hospital. We offer a unique opportunity to practice in a private practice model with all the benefits of an academic appointment.  We have an established practice of eleven pediatric ophthalmologists, one optometrist, and three orthoptists.  The applicant must have demonstrated medical skills and knowledge in all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus and will have the opportunity to establish a focused practice in their preferred specialty and collaborate with colleagues and other subspecialists.  An established interest in or willingness to pursue research is desirable.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital is a national leader in pediatric health care and is consistently ranked by the U.S. News & World Report as one of the top pediatric hospitals in the country.  Columbus, Ohio is a thriving, diverse, technologically sophisticated city with a population of approximately 1.8 million. The metropolitan area offers excellent schools, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Quality of life and cost of living are outstanding.


Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letter to:

Julianne Jones, COE

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Peoria, IL

Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

The Department of Pediatrics of the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria (UICOMP) seeks Pediatric Ophthalmology candidates for a position as Assistant/Associate/Professor of Clinical Pediatrics. The candidate must hold and MD/DO degree, be BC/BE in Ophthalmology and successfully complete an AAPOS approved fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and will hold or be eligible for an Illinois physician license. This is a faculty position, as such requires clinical care, teaching medical students and residents, research and scholarly activities.

The position will provide clinical consultation services for pediatric patients in the Children’s Hospital of Illinois (CHOI)

Clinical activities of the faculty are primarily concentrated at CHOI, which is the primary pediatric teaching facility for UICOMP and is a 132-bed facility that offers over 50 pediatric programs and services. These programs represent over 100 pediatric sub-specialist in 24 different disciplines, including the larges pediatric surgery program in Illinois. CHOI is the only full service tertiary hospital for children in downstate Illinois with a children and adult congenital heart disease program, Illinois Perinatal Center, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit and is designate as a Level I trauma center.

Malpractice insurance is provided by the University of Illinois system and an excellent benefits package available including vacations, sick time, CME, health and life insurance and retirement plan.

 ***For fullest consideration please apply by September 24, 2021 at  

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.  Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  UIC is an EOE/AA/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.  

The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit

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Ann Arbor, MI

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Adult Strabismus

University of Michigan


Michigan Medicine’s Kellogg Eye Center is dedicated to improving lives around the world by enhancing vision. Located in culturally rich southeastern Michigan the department has over 100 clinical and research faculty and more than 500 employees in 10 different locations surrounding beautiful Ann Arbor. The department is deliberate in fostering a culture centered around the guiding principles of teamwork, caring, inclusion, integrity, and innovation.

Our search committees are multidisciplinary in nature. We have a pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus position open. We welcome ABO board eligible or board certified applicants that have completed subspecialty fellowship training in pediatric ophthalmology to join our team for an outstanding clinical and academic career in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. We welcome candidates with proven research expertise and experience in administration and faculty leadership.  We are seeking to expand our busy pediatric ophthalmology service with patient care based in Ann Arbor and our surrounding community office locations.  The positions can be either on the clinical or instructional track and are full-time. The University of Michigan is a collaborative educational institution with leading programs in every discipline from engineering to business to public health with whom our current faculty partner.  As a faculty, we are committed to having a diverse workforce, environment, and culture.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and academic credentials. Please address inquiries to Dr. Jill Bixler, at WK Kellogg Eye Center, 1000 Wall St, Ann Arbor, MI, USA 48105, or and cc Shannan Saltz,  Department Faculty Affairs Office, at and Wendy Mrdjenovich at

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

The University of Michigan is a nondiscriminatory, affirmative action employer.

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Chicago, IL

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The Ophthalmology Department at DuPage Medical Group seeking a full time, Board Certified/Board Eligible Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join our busy practice.

Locations: Downers Grove, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale and Naperville

Hospital Privileges: Edward Hospital in Naperville, IL

  • Collegial atmosphere with a supportive staff
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Physician-led and shareholder track
  • Competitive compensation and benefit package

About DuPage Medical Group

DuPage Medical Group is a long standing and highly successful multi-specialty practice servicing several suburbs of Chicago. At DuPage Medical Group, our physicians work together to ensure our patients receive the most compassionate, personalized and efficient healthcare possible. Our collaborative culture enables our physicians to have a positive influence on healthcare delivery in the communities they call home.

We strive to make healthcare better not only for our patients, but also for our physicians. We support our physicians so they can focus more on caring for patients and less on administrative tasks, empowering them to succeed in value-based care and other initiatives to improve healthcare for our patients and communities.

Our Board of Directors is comprised of practicing physicians who understand how to maintain the most efficient professional lives in healthcare. Unlike physicians employed by hospital systems, our physicians have autonomy over their schedules, how they practice medicine, as well as their salary. With our sustainable ownership model, entrepreneurial-minded physicians are given the opportunity to invest in their own practice and take advantage of innovative revenue streams. This model translates to flexibility in your practice without sacrificing income potential and security.

DuPage Medical Group was formed in 1999 when three organizations serving the western suburbs of Chicago since the 1960s joined together. Those original clinics were founded on the premise of providing advanced yet personalized care outside of a traditional hospital setting. Today, DuPage Medical Group has grown into one of the largest and most successful independent multi-specialty groups in Illinois, and remains true to its patient-centered values.

DuPage Medical Group provides autonomy without isolation. We offer the highest level of management and the latest and greatest technology for nearly 50 practice specialties, including the Epic electronic medical record and patient portal. Using Epic allows our physicians to seamlessly share information, ensuring maximum efficiency and accuracy for our patients. And, our reputation allows us to attract the very best support staff for our team of physicians.

Reach out to Madeline Mutz, Physician Recruiter, directly at with your CV/Cover Letter.

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Marshfield, WI

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Marshfield Medical Center in Marshfield, Wisconsin seeks a Fellowship Trained, BC/BE, Pediatric Ophthalmologist. The Ophthalmology department includes all ophthalmology subspecialists, four optometrists and a full scope of support staff.  The physician will work collaboratively with the full spectrum of Marshfield Children’s pediatric specialists and receive referrals from our network of primary care pediatricians as well as externally.

Marshfield Clinic Health System
Marshfield Clinic physicians and staff serve more than 360,000 unique patients each year through accessible, high quality health care, research and education. With 700+ physicians in 90 medical specialties and subspecialties as well as over 12,000 employees in 55 clinical locations in 34 Wisconsin communities, Marshfield Clinic is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care.

Marshfield Children’s Hospital
Our 56-bed Children’s Hospital is Central Wisconsin’s only accredited pediatric hospital, and one of only four in Wisconsin. It is equipped with the latest technology, more than 40 pediatric specialties and board-certified pediatric hospitalists, intensivists, and neonatologists. Certified child life specialists ensure children receive the emotional support they may need to cope with their evaluation and treatment during their ambulatory procedure or hospital stay.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive 2-year guaranteed salary
  • Generous stipend and/or bonus during training
  • 2 weeks CME, 4 weeks of vacation which increases with years of service
  • $5,800 CME annual allowance
  • Health, dental, life, disability, and occurrence base malpractice insurance
  • Fully funded retirement plan; 401(k) with match; 457(b)
  • Fully funded relocation allowance
  • Teaching and research at your fingertips

Jessica Rutta, Physician Recruiter |Office: 715-451-7356 Cell: |



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Dayton, OH

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Dayton Children’s Hospital seeks a pediatric ophthalmologist to join our expanding service.  Qualified candidates must hold, or be able to obtain, an unrestricted Ohio medical license and be board certified/board eligible in ophthalmology.  Fellowship training at an AAPOS approved fellowship is required.  We offer a highly competitive salary. Benefits include malpractice, life, medical and disability insurances, 401(k) and deferred compensation programs, generous CME allowance and vacation.

Dayton Children’s is a freestanding children’s hospital with more than 35 pediatric specialties. The hospital is a designated Level I pediatric trauma center.  We serve a pediatric population of over 500,000 from a 20-county region of central and southwestern Ohio and eastern Indiana, and the Emergency Department evaluates over 80,000 children annually. 


Establishing a practice at Dayton Children’s provides the opportunity to work with colleagues and staff committed to providing quality, personalized care in a technologically advanced pediatric center with an outstanding community reputation.  The Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine department of pediatrics and its residency program are based at Dayton Children’s.  All our physicians hold faculty appointments at the Boonshoft School of Medicine. 


Dayton is the sixth largest city in Ohio and is noted for its association with aviation most notably due to the Wright brothers’ invention of flight.  The city is home to the National Museum of the United States Air Force, some of the best private and public schools in the state, a vibrant arts and entertainment community and a beautiful system of parks, trails and river corridors.  For additional information, visit



Cyndy Emerson, CPRP, PHR, SHRM-CP

Physician Recruitment Manager

Dayton Children’s Hospital

One Children’s Plaza

Dayton, Ohio 45404-1815


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Cleveland, OH

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

MetroHealth Medical Center, a major teaching affiliate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, is seeking a Pediatric Ophthalmologist to join its full-time faculty.

The qualified candidate will join an established academic faculty practice and supervise residents in both outpatient and surgical settings. The eye clinic at MetroHealth Medical Center serves also as a major training site for the Cole Eye Institute Ophthalmology Residents. Clinical facilities include technical support staff, state of the art clinical equipment and two ambulatory surgery centers. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and academic qualifications.

The MetroHealth System is redesigning our campus with an innovative transformation plan to exceed the ever-changing needs of our patients and community programs. This billion-dollar transformation is the largest public construction project in Cuyahoga County and one of the largest in the nation. By 2023, the new hospital tower will be home to 270 private rooms with additional state-of-the art facilities, new Labor and Delivery and NICU suites, population health initiatives, as well as a re-imagined community. We invite you to be our partner in this important journey as we strive to transform health care in Northeast Ohio.

Cleveland, Ohio offers a great lifestyle.

  • The Arts - largest theater complex outside of New York City, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the renowned Cleveland Orchestra & one of the world's leading art museums
  • Outdoor activities - Lake Erie for boating and beaches
  • Expansive park system surrounding the city with many hiking and biking opportunities
  • Nationally renowned food and dining scene
  • Diverse economy - manufacturing, financial services, healthcare, biomedical
  • Great cost of living - 21% lower than the national average
  • Professional Sports - Major League teams (Indians, Browns and Cavaliers)
  • Ease of transit - rated the 6th best city in the US for commuters

If you are interested or would like additional information, please contact

Julie Salman, Provider Recruitment

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University and The MetroHealth System are committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity.

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Columbia, MO

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

The University of Missouri (MU), Department of Ophthalmology and MU Health system in Columbia, MO are actively recruiting a pediatric ophthalmologist to join our expanding ophthalmology team.

Job requirements
The Department of Ophthalmology is seeking an academically-oriented pediatric ophthalmologist to join two pediatric ophthalmologists within our practice. Our practice currently includes 13 ophthalmologists specializing in Neuro, Glaucoma, Oculoplastic, Cornea, Retina, Pediatric and Comprehensive plus five (5) optometrists and 11 PhD researchers.  The Department supports 16 resident Ophthalmology training program as well as a 1 and 2 year clinical fellowship within several of our specialties (AUPO accredited). The residency has current ACGME accreditation. More information about the department can be found at

This opportunity is an open-rank, full-time position in MU’s clinician-educator path offered as tenure-track, tenured or non-tenure track. The position entails clinical activity at University Hospital and our East clinic. An interest in teaching and clinical or basic science research is important and could be supported with start-up funds. The anticipated start date is July 2021.   

Qualified candidates will be considered at the rank of assistant professor or higher in MU’s clinician-educator path. Candidates must have an MD degree, be board-certified or board-eligible in ophthalmology, and fellowship-trained in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, and eligible to practice in Missouri. A competitive compensation package is available. Benefit details can be found online at,

For consideration, submit an application at (Job ID 34799) along with letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information including email addresses for three references.

Diversity Commitment

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. 

Inquiries for additional information on this opportunity can be directed to:

Mohannad Al-Samarraie

Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology


Columbia offers small-town friendliness with big city features and a high quality of life for people of all ages and interests. Though the city was founded on education, its location also makes it an attractive spot for businesses and travelers. Located on Interstate 70 and U.S. Highway 63, Columbia is right in the middle of the state and the nation. Just a couple hours’ drive from St. Louis and Kansas City, Columbia is Boone County’s largest population center and has received numerous national awards and recognitions. If you want to raise a family, continue your education, retire or start a new business, Columbia is the place to be! More information about the community can be found at

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Cleveland, OH

Clinical Instructor/ Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor - Pediatric Ophthalmology

Cleveland Medical Center University Hospitals Eye Institute
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University Hospitals / Rainbow B&C Hospital / Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

The Cleveland Medical Center University Hospitals Eye Institute and Rainbow Children’s Hospital / Case Western Reserve University brings together world-renowned physicians and leading research scientists to prevent, treat, and cure the most prevalent and devastating diseases of the eye- all while training the next generation of ophthalmology experts.

The CMC UH Eye Institute and Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital is seeking an academically-oriented pediatric ophthalmologist to join our Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus. Appointment at the level of Clinical Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor is available commensurate with experience.

Candidates at the Assistant Professor level should demonstrate promise for research and teaching excellence; Associate and Full Professor candidates should have established a significant professional reputation regionally, nationally and/or internationally.  Qualified applicants for Instructor should hold a doctoral degree and have completed at least several post-doctoral or fellowship years. 

The Center has a large patient base, referral practice, and works with one of the top ranked NICUs in the country.  The position entails clinical activity at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, University Hospitals Ahuja Medical Center, and at 3-4 satellite clinics. Excellent diagnostic and surgical skills are required.

The department supports an 18 resident Ophthalmology training program, as well as a 1 year clinical and 2 year combined clinical and research fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology (AAPOS and AUPO approved). The residency has current ACGME Accreditation.

An interest in clinical or basic science research is preferred. There is well established clinical, basic science, and collaborative research facilities and opportunities (Top of the line animal research facilities, 2 clinical coordinators, tech transfer center, and established PEDIG site).

The successful candidate must maintain high clinical and ethical standards that will be carried into decision-making processes, adhere to compliance measures, establish and promote an atmosphere of unity through collaborative practice and effective communication between all staff disciplines, and foster a high level of patient and staff satisfaction.

The candidate must be Board Certified/Board Eligible in Ophthalmology, with subspecialty training in Pediatric Ophthalmology. Candidate must also possess/maintain a current, full and unrestricted license to practice medicine in the State of Ohio.

Interested individuals should submit their Curriculum Vitae and three letters of recommendation to one or all of the following:


Douglas J. Rhee, M.D.
Professor and Chair
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences/ The UH Eye Institute
University Hospitals/ Case Western Reserve University
1100 Euclid Ave., WRN 5068
Cleveland, OH 44106


Faruk H. Örge, M
William R. and Margaret E. Althans Chair and Professor
Director - Center for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and University Hospitals Eye Institute
Fellowship Program Director
Associate Program Director - Ophthalmology Residency UH / CWRU SOM
Medical Director for Quality – UH Eye Institute
Professor - Ophthalmology and Pediatrics Case Western Reserve University SOM
Executive Editor - KTEF POEC (Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center) AAO ONE Network
Phone: (440) 684 1743

In employment, as in education, Case Western Reserve University is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity. Women, veterans, members of underrepresented minority groups, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  Case Western Reserve University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity at 216-368-8877 to request a reasonable accommodation. Determinations as to granting reasonable accommodations for any applicant will be made on a case-by-case basis."


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