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Another  well attended session for YO’s at AAO2016 was Ophthalmology Around the Globe  – A YOs Perspective. Moderated by Grace Sun. Brad Feldman from the AAO discussed the work AAO were doing with EyeWiki, the Eye Encyclopedia written by Eye Physicians & Surgeons  for more details go to The site is for ophthalmologists, other physicians, patients and the […]

Anthony Khawaja PhD FRCOphth Moorfields, UK and Past YO Chair was moderator with Natasha Nayak MD NY, USA on a very informative and well attended session in the AAO YO lounge on ‘Navigating a career as a clinician -scientist.

To access the new SOE platform for YOs, detailing all available fellowship opportunities and different forms of training across Europe click here To read more on the Fellowship platform from Marko Hawlina, MD, PhD, chair of the SOE Education Committee and Jan Tjeerd de Faber, MD, SOE President click here

‘Uncoordinated and poorly structured residency programs, lack of standardization in the curricula, and insufficient exposure to surgery are serious limitations to the professional growth and careers of young ophthalmologists in Europe’ Marie Louise Roed Rasmussen, MD, PhD, president-elect SOE YOs. See the full article in OSN:

“In this sad, embarrassing day for the U.K., it’s great to be with so many young European friends,” Anthony Khawaja, MD, PhD, outgoing chair of the SOE Young Ophthalmologists committee, said. “The only positive is that the young people overwhelmingly voted to remain, and unfortunately this affects their future the most.” Anthony Khawaja A lot […]

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