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Deadline: November 1, 2021

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Physicians Dedicated to Reducing Worldwide Visual Disability and Blindness for More Than Fifty Years

Active Membership

Membership as an Active Member is limited to practicing physicians who hold a valid and unrestricted license to practice medicine and have been certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology or comparable board outside the United States.


To be considered for Active Membership, applicants shall 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 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.

Associate Membership

Membership 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.

For information on Associate Membership, please contact Judy Cerone Keenan: or (617) 227-8767.