Category: Society News

Congratulations to Olena Hurzhii, MD

Posted on 08th November 2022 in Society News, YO News

SOE wish to congratulate Olena Hurzhii, MD for being selected to the Academy’s Leadership Development Program (LDP) XXIV, Class of 2023 as the joint nominee of SOE and the Ukrainian Ophthalmic Society. Olena was recognized at AAO 2022 in Chicago for her selection to the Academy’s 24th Leadership Development Program (LDP) class as the one

Read More

2022 EUPO Course on Orbit and Oculoplastics

Posted on 05th October 2022 in Society News, YO News

Following the highly successful EUPO on-line course on Cornea last Autumn, the EUPO second on-line course will take place Friday, November 18, open for an at-cost fee of 25 Euro to any European resident in ophthalmology. Residents from Ukraine can register for free by contacting the EUPO Office ( Since 2018, the EUPO Courses now

Read More

Alina-Simona Lazar – Observership report from Ocular Oncology Centre, Royal Liverpool Hospital, UK

Posted on 04th October 2022 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports

I spent my observership at the Ocular Oncology Centre of the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, in Liverpool, United Kingdom. During the 4-week visit, I attended the Department’s activities, both in Clinic, as well as in the Operating Theatre. I want to express my special thanks to Professor Heinrich Heimann, from whom I had the opportunity

Read More

EBO Application 2023

Posted on 04th October 2022 in Society News, YO News

In 2023, the EBO will be running 2 examinations for those seeking to achieve the European Board of Ophthalmology Diploma: On Friday May 12th 2023- Applications open on October 3rd and close on December 5th 2022 A second EBO exam will be held in Autumn 2023- Applications open on February 1st and close on April

Read More

Alisa Barash, SOE Teacher Observership Report from the University of Florence, Italy

Posted on 30th September 2022 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports

I express my deepest gratitude to the SOE Educational Committee and Prof. Marko Hawlina for the SOE Teacher Grant award and the delightful opportunity of observership at one of the leading European ophthalmic centres. The University of Florence is an important and influential centre for research and higher training in Italy. The ophthalmic unit based

Read More