• The International Education Award was developed to recognize international Academy members who pursue lifelong education in ophthalmology.

    Eligibility

    To earn this award, you must meet the following criteria:

    • Maintain an international membership in the Academy;
    • Have completed all your medical training;
    • Earn 45 continuing medical education (CME) credits each year for two consecutive years from the time of the application. At least 45 credits from the total of 90 accrued for the duration of the application must be Academy-sponsored CME.

    After applying, you are responsible to record your CME credits on your online CME transcript.

    Application and Recognition

    Award recipients will receive the following:

    • A commemorative award certificate
    • Acknowledgement on the Academy's website
    • Acknowledgement on award panels at the annual meeting
    • Acknowledgment in the Academy’s Annual Awards booklet

    Apply for this award


    2020 International Education Award Recipients

    Affiong A. Ibanga MBBCh (Nigeria)
    Alemayehu Woldeyes Tefera, MD (Ethiopia)
    Andres F. Lasave, MD (Argentina)
    Durgesh Kumar, MBBS, MS (India)
    Gustavo Grottone, MD, PhD (Brazil)
    Gustavo Matias Huning, MD (Brazil)
    Hernan Alfonso Martinez-Osorio, MD (Spain)
    Hiu Ping Lai, MBChB (Hong Kong)
    Hyun Jin Shin, MD (Korea, Republic of)
    Ivana Romac, MD (United Arab Emirates)
    James R. Cameron, PhD, FRCOphth (Scotland)
    Javier A. Buendia, MD (Colombia)
    Jorge A. Orellana-Rios, MD (Chile)
    Ketevan Pachkoria, MD (Gibraltar)
    Maddalena De Bernardo, MD (Italy)
    Marcelo Martins De Souza, MD (Brazil)
    Michele Lanza, MD (Italy)
    Muhammad Luqman Ali Bahoo, MD (Pakistan)
    Murat Hasanreisoglu, MD (Turkey)
    Murtuza Nuruddin, MBBS (Bangladesh)
    Nicola Rosa, MD (Italy)
    Panagiotis P. Dimitrakas, MD (Greece)
    Peng Yan, MD (Canada)
    Pilar Quiroga Fernandez, MD (Spain)
    Pukhraj P. Rishi, MD (India)
    Rameez Najamul Hussain, MD (Mauritius)
    Ramya Ravindran, MS (India)
    Sandeep Pratapsingh Thakur, MBBS (United Arab Emirates)
    William L. Rogers MD (Canada)

     


    2019 International Education Award Recipients

    Ahmed Abbas Naser AlHamdi, C.A.B.S. Ophth (Iraq)
    Ahmed M. Abdelrahman, MD (Egypt)
    Ahmed H. Assaf, FRCS (Egypt)
    Alejandro Rodriguez-Garcia, MD (Mexico)
    Alireza Eslampoor, MD (Iran)
    Alvin G. Edwards, MBBS (Antigua and Barbuda)
    Andrius Cimbalas, MD, PhD (Lithuania)
    Anjini Gupta, MS, MRCPS (India)
    Bernd Brebeck, MD (Germany)
    Carlos Teruel Maicas, MD (Spain)
    Cassio Vendramin, MD (Brazil)
    Christos Haritoglou, MD (Germany)
    Dean Saric, MD (Croatia, Hrvatska)
    Dionissios G. Vakros, MD (Greece)
    Durgesh Kumar, MBBS, MS (India)
    Eduardo Martinez Morgado, MD (Mexico)
    Ekaterina Denisova, MD, PhD (Russian Federation)
    Farid Karimian, MD (Iran, Islamic Republic Of)
    Florian T. A. Kretz, MD, FEBO (Germany)
    Gerhard F. Kieselbach, MD (Austria)
    Ghassan Joseph Cordahi, MD (Canada)
    Helena Prior Filipe, MD (Portugal)
    Horia Tudor Stanca, MD, PhD (Romania)
    Hugo R. Salcedo, MD (Ecuador)
    Igal Meir Zand Hadas, MD (Mexico)
    Jesus Arrieta-Camacho, MD (Mexico)
    Jose A. Roca, MD (Peru)
    Jose Alejandro Claros, MD (Mexico)
    Jose Ramon M. Martinez, MD (Mexico)
    Kenneth K. W. Li, MBCHB (Hong Kong)
    Kyeong Hwan Kim, MD, PhD (Korea, Republic of)
    Marc Toeteber-Harms, MD, FEBO (Switzerland)
    Marcelo Alexandre Agra Cavalcante Costa, MD (Brazil)
    Marco Antonio Bordon Riveros, MD (Paraguay)
    Mario De La Torre Estremadoyro, MD (Peru)
    Mohini Sandeep Thakur, MBBS (United Arab Emirates)
    Nicola G. Ghazi, MD (Lebanon)
    Priya Narang, MD (India)
    Sara Vaz Pereira, MD (Portugal)
    Saul Groman, MD (Mexico)
    Shahid Azeem Mirza, MBBS (Pakistan)
    Stanka Uzunova, MD (Bulgaria)
    Stanley S. Smith, MD (Canada)
    Takeshi Kezuka, MD, PhD (Japan)
    Thomas Ach, MD (Germany)
    Vanessa C. Pongo, MD (Peru)