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The ASCRS Clinical Committees were created, in part, to serve as a source to disseminate important, timely information on topics relating to each of their subspecialties. The Clinical Committees (CCs) are extremely active within the organization, creating and delivering specialized symposia, conducting surveys, as well as identifying and developing resources for the membership. On this portion of our website, you will find white papers, position papers, and guidelines created by our CCs and Task Forces on a variety of topics.

Resident Surgical Experience with Lens and Corneal Refractive Surgery: Survey of the ASCRS Young Physicians and Residents Membership (2013)

By: Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Cataract and corneal refractive surgery are the most common ophthalmic surgical procedures performed in the United States and worldwide. These fields are rapidly evolving in terms of techniques, available technology, and patient expectations.Over the past 10 years, a multitude of new intraocular... more

Finding the Right Job (2006)

By: Elizabeth A. Davis, MD

During your final year of training, in addition to preparing for board certification and mastering different types of surgical procedures, you need to prepare yourself for the transition into life after training. Trying to determine the best career path for you can be more complex than just “... more

The Patient Physician Relationship – How to Transition to Practice (2005)

By: Elizabeth A. Davis, MD

Having completed college, medical school, internship, residency, and possibly fellowship, the graduating ophthalmology resident or fellow is not unfamiliar with transition. A major change every few years has become the norm. Nevertheless, the transition from training to practice is unlike any... more

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