Programs & Services

AUPO focuses on the future through varied platforms. Our faculty and staff positions package, award series, and journal, are complemented by additional programs that are assets to members and the academic community. Mailing labels may be requested for sharing information of interest to AUPO’s membership. Other services, including mentoring programs, regular faculty and administration compensation surveys, the AUPO Fellowship Compliance Committee, and the Ophthalmology Matching Program provide ongoing resources that are critical to supporting ophthalmology into the future.

Surgical Curriculum for Ophthalmology Residents (SCOR)

The mission of AUPO’s Surgical Curriculum for Ophthalmology Residents (SCOR) is to provide a standardized system of surgical training and assessment of competency for ophthalmology residents.

Women Professors of Ophthalmology

A new initiative established in 2021 to foster the professional growth and advancement for women ophthalmologists in academia.

Medical Students

Collection of resources for medical students interested in applying for ophthalmology residency.

Faculty and Staff Positions

Complimentary service offered to member institutions and programs with faculty or senior staff vacancies to fill.


Recognition opportunities honoring achievements in academic ophthalmology and research.

Journal of Academic Ophthalmology

Official peer-reviewed, online, open-access publication of AUPO.

Other Services

Mentor Programs
Mailing Lists
Faculty and Staff Compensation Survey (Chairs log in and locate order form in Resource Library)
AUPO Fellowship Compliance Committee
Ophthalmology Matching Program