• 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


    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)
    Cassion Vendramin, MD (Brazil)
    Christos Haritoglou, MD (Germany)
    Dean Saric, MD (Croatia, Hrvatska)
    Dionissios G. Vakros, MD (Greece)
    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)
    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)
    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)

     

    2018 International Education Award Recipients

    Akshay Gopinathan Nair, MD (India)
    Anas A. Anbari, MD, PhD, FACS (Kuwait)
    Anurag Mathur, MBBS (United Arab Emirates)
    Bernd Brebeck, MD, FEBO (Germany)
    Boris Malyugin, MD, PhD (Russian Federation)
    Ebtisam K Al Alawi, MD (Bahrain)
    Emerson M. Cruz, MD (Philippines)
    Ermilo Sanchez-Buenfil, MD (Mexico)
    Eva M. Hasenbeck, MD (Germany)
    Fadi Calotti, MD FRCSC (Canada)
    Gerhard F. Kieselbach, MD (Austria)
    Harvey S. Uy, MD (Philippines)
    Kenneth K. W. Li, FRCS, FRCOphth (Hong Kong)
    Kenzo Hokazono, MD, PhD (Brazil)
    Lional Raj Daniel Raj Ponniah, MD (India)
    Lucio Nei Ribeiro, MD (Brazil)
    Marcus Ang, MBBS (Singapore)
    Michael T.W. Butler, MD (Canada)
    Miguel A. Srur, MD (Chile)
    Min Kim, MD (Korea, Republic of)
    Pankaj Singh, MD (Germany)
    Sara Vaz Pereira, MD (Portugal)
    Sayali P. Pradhan, MBBS (United Kingdom)
    Selwa Abdulla F. Al-Hazzaa, MD (Saudi Arabia)
    Stefano Da Dalt, MD, PhD (Italy)
    Taek-hoon Lee, MD (Korea, Republic of)
    Thomas Ach, MD (Germany)
    Van C. Lansingh, MD (Mexico)
    Willem Maat, MD, PhD (Portugal)