YO News

Report from Kristof Van Schelvergem, MD, FEBO on EBO Exam

Posted on 10th January 2017 in YO News

Dear colleagues, It has been more than two years now since I took the European Board Examination in Ophthalmology (EBO) and when looking back at it, I never regretted it for a single second. The exam, as I remember it,  consists of two parts: a written multiple choice format, which is pretty straightforward and easily

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ESCRS launch Fellowship

Posted on 10th January 2017 in YO News

The ESCRS has launched an annual Fellowship to commemorate the immense contribution made by the late Peter Barry to European and global ophthalmology, and to the ESCRS. The Fellowship of €50,000 is to allow a trainee to work abroad at a centre of excellence for clinical experience or research in the field of cataract and

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The AAO Global Directory of Training Opportunities:

Posted on 22nd December 2016 in YO News

Global Directory of Training Opportunities This Directory is a service of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and provides you with a listing of ophthalmic training opportunities. The Directory should be used to begin your search for additional training, as it contains basic information about each opportunity and links to where you can learn more. Click here for

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Blog on online resources in ophthalmology

Posted on 07th December 2016 in YO News

  Helgi David Björnsson, MD, a YO member of the OSN Europe Edition Board, focuses his blog on online resources for learning and sharing information and ideas in ophthalmology. Each month, one website or other digital resource will be presented and explored in depth. Read more 

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Educational Grant Report – Marta Górecka at Garibaldi Hospital Ophthalmology Clinic in Catania Sicily- Italy

Posted on 07th December 2016 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports, YO News

I would like to express my sincere gratitude to the European Society of Ophthalmology for the Educational Grant for ophthalmologists-in-training 2016 which gave me an opportunity to spend 4 weeks (from the 1st to 30 th  of May 2016) at the Ophthalmology Clinic in Garibaldi Hospital-Nesima as well as Private Ophthalmology Morgagni Clinic in Catania,

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