The Professor Dr Harold E. Henkes Foundation proposed to SOE to establish a Henkes Medal for Leadership in Ophthalmology. The proposal was agreed at the SOE Board meeting in Geneva 2011. The medal will be awarded every four years to the ophthalmologist for the greatest achievement in the field of leadership in ophthalmology. Prof. Henkes
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Applications for the SOE Educational and Teacher Grants 2012 are now closed. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified before the end of 2011.
It was announced at the SOE/AAO Joint Congress in Geneva that the new President for SOE is Stefan Seregard. Stefan Seregard is Professor of Ophthalmology, Karolinska Institutet, and Chairman of the Department of Vitreoretinal Diseases, St Eriks Eye Hospital Stockholm, Sweden. Stefan said ‘It is a great honour to become president of the European Society