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SOE YO Fellowship database

Posted on 31st August 2016 in YO News

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

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Lack of standardization, insufficient surgical training take toll on development of European young ophthalmologists

Posted on 25th August 2016 in YO News

‘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:  http://goo.gl/qHd9Jj

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Brexit creates concerns among young ophthalmologists

Posted on 07th July 2016 in YO News

“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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EMYO Video with Luis Fernández-Vega

Posted on 07th July 2016 in YO News

At the second European Meeting of Young Ophthalmologists, Luis Fernández-Vega, MD, and Alvaro Fidalgo, MD, who were both actively involved in the organizing committee, explain the structure and purpose of the meeting. Click here to view   

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Brexit: What are the consequences?

Posted on 04th July 2016 in YO News

Andrew Scott, MD, FRCOphth, MRCSEd, PhD, Fellow at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, Chair of SOE Young Ophthalmologists, OSN Europe Edition Board Member There are two considerations I would like to make. First, the outcome of the UK’s EU referendum lays bare the difference between generations. The past European Board of Ophthalmology had to face the

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