Any ophthalmologist outside the U.S. who contributed a new article to EyeWiki in the past year is eligible — but you must submit your entry to be considered. Winners receive their choice from among several Academy educational products.
This fast-paced, step-by-step video highlighting simple limbal epithelial transplantation by Dr. Cristos Ifantides won the Academy's third annual global video contest.
Read the Academy's 2016 Year In Review to learn more about the Academy's efforts to further our profession abroad.
Access the Academy’s new Global Directory of Training Opportunities to locate information on opportunities to expand your knowledge and training.
Every fall, selected ophthalmologists from developing nations come to the United States for two weeks, spending time in the community of the Rotary club host and attending AAO.
Visit AAO’s guide for providing eye care in developing countries.
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Apply for Academy awards that recognize your work and dedication to ophthalmology around the world.
Retired Academy staff member Wendy Ovaitt, whose 20-year career at AAO was devoted to ophthalmologists in the developing world and international outreach programs, recently passed away at age 67. A Tribute book will be available at AAO 2017 for you to write a message to her family. A monetary Tribute in honor of Wendy to our Global Outreach programs can be made through the Academy Foundation.
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