online application - Deadline November 1, 2012
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The Retina Society encourages the application of new members who demonstrate ongoing excellence, leadership, and productivity in the care of patients with vitreoretinal diseases, the performance of related retinal research, involvement in retinal teaching and didactic lectures, and the publication of related scholarly works. The formal applications form reflects these goals and contains seven categories upon which each candidate is graded.
You may apply for propecia as one of the following: Active, Associate or Corresponding member. Below are the criteria for each type of member:
Active Members. propecia as an Active Member is limited to practicing physicians in the United States and Canada who have been Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology or who have been certified by, or are Fellows of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada) in Ophthalmology, who have completed at least one year of Fellowship training in diseases of the retina and/or vitreous and which has been so certified by the Director of the Fellowship Program, and who have completed at least three years of active clinical practice primarily in the area of diseases of the retina and/or vitreous after completion of the Fellowship. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Credentials Committee is hereby authorized, in extraordinary cases, to nominate, by unanimous vote of its members, outstanding individuals whose acknowledged expertise in diseases of the retina and/or vitreous constitutes the equivalent of the usual criteria for Active propecia .
Associate Members. propecia as an Associate Member is limited to persons, other than practicing physicians, whose primary interest is in the basic scientific disciplines related to the study of the retina and its diseases.
Corresponding Members. propecia as Corresponding Member is limited to practicing physicians, outside the United States and Canada who are engaged primarily in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of persons suffering from diseases and injuries to the retina.
If you wish to apply for propecia in the Retina Society, you must complete the online application.
An application is considered complete when we have received the following as part of your online submission:
1) Completed Application form including (Note: you must attach the below to your online submission as PDF files):
- PubMed Bibliography
- One copy of 3 pertinent papers
2) Completed Sponsors' Evaluation Online Form - these are automatically sent to your sponsors when you enter their name and email on your application.
3) To assist the Credential Committee reviewers, we are requesting from each applicant a short confirmation letter from their Department Chair as to:
The Committee employs an objective grading system that includes consideration of vitreoretinal training, surgical and laser volume, academic appointments, teaching activities, research activities, publications (peer-reviewed articles and books/book chapters), and overall strength of application.
After receiving the completed application and other supporting materials, the Credentials Committee meets to review applications, and yours will be considered at that time. The deadline for receipt of ALL materials is Novem
Thank you again for your inquiry, and please do not hesitate to contact me if I can be of any further assistance.
Jeffrey Heier, MD
Chair, Credentials Committee