Awards

RPB DAVID F. WEEKS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING AMD RESEARCH

The RPB David F. Weeks Award for Outstanding AMD Research (the "Weeks Award") has been established through the generosity of Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB), an anonymous donor, and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO), to annually recognize and celebrate an excellent researcher focused on age-related macular degeneration. The award carries the name of David F. Weeks, former President and Chairman of Research to Prevent Blindness, in honor of his contributions to the field of vision research. The award will be presented annually at the AUPO Annual Meeting.

Nominations for 2017 have closed.

AUPO/AAO AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN MEDICAL STUDENT EDUCATION
The Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education was established through the generosity of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology to recognize and celebrate an outstanding Director of Medical Student Education in ophthalmology. The award will be presented annually at one or both of the annual meetings of the AAO and AUPO.

Nominations for 2017 have closed.

AUPO/RPB RESIDENT AND FELLOW RESEARCH FORUM
The Forum is intended to encourage the most promising house officers to pursue a career in academic ophthalmology and vision research.

The AUPO Board of Trustees and members wish to express their appreciation to Research to Prevent Blindness, to its Board of Directors and to Brian Hofland - President, for the generous grant to AUPO that has made the Resident and Fellow Research Forum possible.

The 2018 Research Forum abstract submission process will open in August 2017.


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