Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology serves, strengthen, and represents academic departments of ophthalmology

What's Happening

In the past few months we have all become acutely aware of the systemic racism and bias that exists in medicine and in the community at large. The AUPO Board of Trustees has responded by crafting a statement that not only recognizes this issue, but commits to a plan of action for academic departments of ophthalmology. All of us, as leaders in our field, have a singular opportunity to successfully address and solve the challenges we face as researchers, educators, and care givers. Read the statement here.

The Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program, a partnership between the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO), now in its second formal year, has assisted over 50 students through the dedication of volunteer ophthalmologists.

Since its inception, the program has made a real impact on medical students’ lives. Read Report

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Journal of Academic Ophthalmology Accepting Articles Now

AUPO's new peer-reviewed, online journal welcomes articles contributing new information critical to the advancement of academic ophthalmology.