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 

AUPO 2018 Awardees Selected

Jul 27, 2018

Congratulations to Drs. Jayakrishna Ambati, Preston Blomquist, and Daniel Knoch who have been selected as 2018 AUPO Awardees. Read full announcement

Michael Belin Receives AAO Secretariat Award

Jul 27, 2018

Dr. Belin, Chair of the AUPO Fellowship Compliance Committee (AUPO FCC) Board of Managers, has been selected for the 2018 American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Secretariat Award. The award recognizes Dr. Belin’s special contributions to the Academy and to ophthalmology, for his help in shepherding the taxonomy codes through the National Uniform Coding Committee. Congratulations Michael!

Ophthalmologist Medical Student Educators Honored

Mar 21, 2018

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is honoring ophthalmologist medical student educators with its Distinguished Service Award at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Chicago. Full announcement

News & Views Spring Edition Now Available

Mar 21, 2018

The Spring 2018 edition of AUPO's newsletter, News & Views, is available!   Check out reports from the board and councils, annual meeting photos, and updates on AUPO activities. Read Now

Excellence in Medical Student Education Award 2017

Aug 16, 2017

Dr. Evan 'Jake' Waxman has been selected as the 2017 AUPO/AAO Excellence in Medical Student Education award recipient. Jake is the director of medical student education and residency program director at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine/Eye and Ear Institute.

Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education 2017

Aug 16, 2017

The AUPO and AAO are pleased to announce Shahzad Mian, MD as the recipient of the 2017 Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education. This award recognizes and celebrates an outstanding Program Director in Ophthalmology.