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Young Eye Surgeons

Who is part of YES?

ASCRS aims to engage with young ophthalmologists in a meaningful way through content targeted directly to the young eye surgeon knowledge level.  YES members include residents, fellows and physicians in their first five years of practice. With Webinars run by the YES Clinical Committee, Online Learning CME Modules, Peer-Reviewed Clinical Reports, specific programming for young eye surgeons at the ASCRS ASOA Annual Meeting and more, ASCRS provides tools and resources to support developing surgeon.

YES Membership

ASCRS greatly values the contributions from its YES members and appreciates the opportunity to help them advance their careers and hone their clinical skills. ASCRS is committed to providing free education to residents and fellows across the country; surgeons in their first five years of practice who live in the U.S. are eligible for reduced fees as shown below:

  • Young Physician 1st Year $100 (annual dues)
  • Young Physician 2nd Year $200 (annual dues)
  • Young Physician 3rd Year $300 (annual dues)
  • Young Physician 4th Year $360 (annual dues)
  • Young Physician 5th Year $420 (annual dues)

Please contact Pura Valdez at for membership questions.

ASCRS/YES Legislative Fly In

ASCRS YES members are encouraged to apply for the Legislative Fly-In Scholarship for the opportunity to travel to Washington, DC to learn about policy issues affecting ophthalmology and meet directly with their members of Congress. 

ASCRS is committed to providing free education to residents and fellows across the country. Check back here for information on upcoming meetings and programs specifically for residents and fellows.

Want to get involved with YES activities?  Or have a
clinical question for the YES Committee?  Send us an e-mail and let us

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