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.
Congratulations to Prof. Van C. Lansingh for being selected as the 2016 International Blindness Prevention Awardee. Prof. Lansingh was chosen for his dedication to international blindness prevention and eye health advocacy.
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.
View information for ophthalmic societies throughout the world.
Learn how to gain access to the AAO’s educational resources.
Learn about AAO programs, services and information.
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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