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Reminder: 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress Submissions Deadline is Thursday

The submissions deadline for the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress is this Thursday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. ET. The deadline pertains to submissions for courses, posters, papers and film abstracts. Submit your entries today.

Submissions for T&N Tech Talks and Ophthalmic Photographers Society (OPS) photos will be accepted until Jan. 10, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET. The film uploading link opens Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Successful YES Advanced Cataract Training Held in Denver

Last weekend’s Young Eye Surgeons (YES) Advanced Cataract Training (ACT) in Denver was a great success. Attendees experienced an intensive weekend training program that included didactic/video case presentations, a hands-on wet lab, and roundtable discussion breakout sessions. The meeting was designed for residents, fellows and surgeons in their first five years of practice.

ASCRS Foundation Research Grants and Resident Excellence Awards Applications are Available

The ASCRS Foundation will again offer ten $1,000 Resident Excellence Awards to enable ophthalmology residents exhibiting exemplary performance to attend the 2017 ASCRS•ASOA Symposium & Congress in Los Angeles. The categories for consideration include research, patient care, leadership and education.

The 2017 Resident Excellence Award includes:

2017 ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame – Nominations End Tomorrow!

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 ASCRS Ophthalmology Hall of Fame. Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to ophthalmology? Nominate them before the Tuesday, Sept. 13 deadline.

Eligible candidates are those with 25 or more years of scholarly achievement and at least one solid, defining contribution to ophthalmology in clinical practice, research, education, invention, or humanitarian work.


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