Society News

Cátia Alexandra Oliveira Azenha – Fellowship Grant Report from Univeritätsklinikum Essen, Germany

Posted on 05th August 2019 in Society News, SOE Grant Placement Reports, YO News

I was awarded a 3 months SOE Fellowship Grant that I used to visit the University Hospital of Essen, Germany. It is the biggest hospital in the Ruhr, the largest urban area in Germany, receiving around 195,000 outpatients and admitting 53,000 inpatients every year. With its wide campus and numerous buildings it is like a

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SOE Mini Exchange Program Matches YOs

Posted on 25th July 2019 in Society News, YO News

In 2015, during the European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) Congress in Vienna, an idea was born: a two-year mini-exchange program where young ophthalmologists are paired, then travel to each other’s home countries for a two- to three-day experience. At SOE 2019 in Nice, France, the program really got off the ground.  This year, the program matched

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The passing of Luc Missotten

Posted on 28th June 2019 in Society News

It is with great sadness that SOE share the passing of Professor Luc Missotten, who passed away on 27 June 2019. Professor Missotten was arguably the most important figure in SOE and shaped the modern SOE as it looks today.  He was Secretary General from 1984 to 1996 and then became the President and elder

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Nancy Al Raqqad – Invictus – EuLDP Alumni

Posted on 24th June 2019 in Society News, YO News

I remember the winter of 2016 in Innsbruck, when I met Nickos Beckrakis and the other class of the European Leadership Program for the first module of the program. Back then  I was a major doctor working as a cornea specialist with the Royal Medical Services-of Jordan. The three days of the module passed by

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