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
Applications for the SOE Educational and Teacher Grants 2012 are now closed. Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be notified before the end of 2011.
SOE YO Reception The YO reception was very well attended by YOs representing all corners of Europe. SOE and UEMS leadership also attended and mingled with the YOs. Anthony Khawaja, chair of the SOE YO committee addressed the attendees, as did Stefan Seregard, later to be announced as new SOE president. Also in attendance to