Nominations Open for Excellence in Medical Student Education Award

Mar 10, 2020

The AUPO/AAO Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education provides annual national recognition for an outstanding medical student educator. Nominations will be accepted through April 15. Review Criteria and Nomination Materials

Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education Nominations Open

Mar 10, 2020

The nomination period for the AUPO/AAO Straatsma Award for Resident Education is open through April 15. This award recognizes and celebrates an outstanding Program Director in ophthalmology. View Criteria and Nomination Materials

AUPO Academic Leadership Development Program Nominations Due November 15

Nov 08, 2019

The inaugural AUPO Academic Leadership Development program will debut in July 2020. Nominations are open through November 15, 2019. The purpose of this program is to identify individuals with the interest in and potential for leadership positions in academic ophthalmology. View Brochure or Nominate

Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring Program Annual Report 2018 - 2019

Sep 01, 2019

After a two-year pilot program, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology is pleased to share the 2018-2019 Annual Report for the Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program. Read Report

ACGME Ophthalmology Milestones Comments Due Sept 3

Aug 15, 2019

A new draft of the ACGME ophthalmology Milestones are available for review. The Milestones reporting data, along with other survey results and comments, informed the changes. The Work Group also created a Supplemental Guide to enhance understanding of the Milestones. Feedback from end users is an important part of the process.

To comment by September 3, 2019 Complete the ophthalmology survey

Download a copy of the Ophthalmology Supplemental Guide draft


Residency and Fellowship Match Statistics Available

Mar 09, 2019

Review the latest statistics for ophthalmology residency and fellowship matches. 


Gender and Ethnicity Data for Ophthalmology Residency 2019

Mar 09, 2019

Updated gender and ethnicity data for ophthalmology residency for the years 2016 - 2019 is now available. View or download the report.

Case Western Reserve Receives AAO Commitment to Advocacy Award

Feb 07, 2019

At the 2019 AUPO Annual Meeting Case Western Reserve University, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, was announced as the recipient of the AAO Commitment to Advocacy Award.

Fall 2018 Issue of News & Views

Sep 28, 2018

Catch up on AUPO news by reading the Fall 2018 issue of News & VIews. Included in this issue are updates from AUPO associate member councils, National Eye Institute and Research to Prevent Blindness. Preliminary 2019 Annual Meeting schedules available for review. Catch up on the Minority Ophthalmology Mentoring program and more! Read now or Download pdf

AUPO PGY-1 Survey Results 2018

Sep 13, 2018

One hundred (100) accredited ophthalmology residency training programs across the country responded to AUPO's survey regarding the ACGME's proposal for a mandatory PGY-1; the high response rate signaling the active interest in this resolution.  Review Survey Results