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Subject Classification/Topics

Scientific Program Subject Classification
Abstract submissions will be accepted in the following subject classifications:

  • Cataract
  • Computers, Information Technology
  • Cornea, External Disease
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Ethics
  • General Medical Care
  • Glaucoma
  • Global Ophthalmology
  • Health Policy
  • Intraocular Inflammation, Uveitis
  • Medical Education
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Tumors, Pathology
  • Ophthalmic History
  • Optics, Refraction, Contact Lenses
  • Orbit, Lacrimal, Plastic Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Retina, Vitreous
  • Vision Rehabilitation

Instruction Course abstract submissions that incorporate case-based presentations and discussion are encouraged.

Please review the list of suggested course topics (PDF 232KB). These suggestions were submitted on evaluations completed by course attendees at the Academy's 2013 annual meeting.

Submit your scientific research as a paper/poster or video and benefit from these opportunities:

  • Expanded original paper presentations with panel discussions that include the opportunity for questions and answers with the authors.
  • Poster tours allowing for interactive presentations and discussions of your work with colleagues.
  • Easy online access to posters and videos both during the meeting, at terminals in the convention center and through your computer, and after the meeting through AAO E-archives.

AAOE Program Subject Classification
Practice Management course applications will be accepted in the following subject classifications:

  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Business Operations and Financial Management
  • Coding and Reimbursement
  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Improving Practice Quality
  • Marketing and Business Development
  • Optical Dispensing
  • Professional Growth

Find more information on Practice Management key competencies.