Considering a partnership, practice buy-in or going solo? Resources for YOs.
The AAO has a long-term strategy to engage young ophthalmologists and guide them through the many stages of professional life. AAOE shares this commitment by providing YOs with a number of resources to demystify the business aspects of ophthalmology.
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Visit the Young Ophthalmologist Web Site for Academy resources for YOs including the Highlights for Young Ophthalmologist brochure [PDF 2MB] to help you make the most of your time at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
Visit the YO Info™ page to read the latest issue of the Young Ophthalmologist's Newsletter:
Catch up on past issues by accessing the YO Info™ Issue Archives.
The Ophthalmology Job Center offers private interview booths for hiring practices and computer access to available job listings for ophthalmologists and ophthalmic staff. The online employment listings are updated daily, and the service is free to job seekers. Open Saturday through Monday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. —Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Room 280/281.
Stop by the AAOE Practice Management area in the Academy Resource Center for updates on critical business issues including EHR, coding and reimbursement, ICD-10, PQRS and e-prescribing, financial management, human resources and more. Academy and AAOE members can also sign up at the booth for a free, 20 minute, one-on-one private consultation with a practice management expert — Practice Management Center, Academy Resource Center, Hall A - Booth, 3239.
AAOE offers a robust offering of practice management courses across a number of topics. Some suggested courses are listed below. Consult your Pocket Guide or Final Program for a complete list of courses. Purchase the Academy Plus Course Pass or course tickets for select special events at the Ticketed Events and Tour Sales area, Hall C. The cost of the Course Pass is $100 for Academy Members in Training and a discount of 50% is offered on a select group of ticketed courses. All courses take place at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
Review the Highlights for Young Ophthalmologist brochure [PDF 2MB] and the Academy's Meeting Essentials page to help you make the most of your time at the Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
Academy members are automatically enrolled to receive complimentary AAOE membership from residency though first year in practice. Those in their second year and beyond, can join AAOE for $250. AAOE Membership dues are based on a calendar year, Jan. 1 to Dec. 31.
AAOE will help you:
Visit the AAOE physician membership page for complete details and to download an application.
For questions regarding AAOE membership, e-mail Yesenia Galvan, AAOE membership representative or call 415.447.0348
Download faxable 2014 AAOE membership application for MD's [PDF 242K].