Hugh R. Taylor, AC, MD, succeeded Bruce E. Spivey, MD, MS, MEd, as President of the International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) on April 7, 2014. The official transition of power occurred at the end of the 2014 World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) of the ICO in Tokyo, Japan. “It
The EuLDP Class of 2013-2015 attended a successful and stimulating module in Innsbruck, Austria. Attended by participants from 14 different countries, the sessions covered topics including; Successful strategies for Self Management, Essential elements for excellent leadership, How to organise National and Scientific Meetings, as well as running an Ophthalmological department. In addition a talk
The International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the selection of Richard L. Abbott, MD, as the 2014 International Duke Elder medalist. The Duke Elder Medal is awarded every four years to an ophthalmologist who, by his/her distinction, leadership, and teaching, has contributed most to the development of international relations
During the 28th congress of the Hellenic Society of Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery which will be held in Athens Greece from the 20th until the 23rd of February 2014 at the Hilton Athens Hotel, a session entitled “Training Opportunities in Ophthalmology from East to West”, organized by SOE Young Ophthalmologists in collaboration with the
To all those who applied for an SOE Educational or SOE Teacher grant we wish to let you know that all successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified in the next two weeks. We thank you for your patience.