Residents and Fellows

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Contribute to EyeWiki by midnight, Dec. 1, 2020 (U.S. Pacific time), for a chance to win a trip to the Academy’s 2021 Mid-Year Forum.

If you are an ophthalmology resident or fellow in training in the United States, the American Academy of Ophthalmology encourages you to take advantage of the phenomenal online publishing opportunity EyeWiki provides. Qualifying entries will be considered for one of four all-expenses-paid trips to the Academy’s Mid-Year Forum in Washington, DC, in April. Expenses will be covered for travel within the United States and U.S. territories. Contest winners may also be invited to present their EyeWiki topic at the Academy's Annual Meeting.

Simply write and submit an original, high-quality article in any of the following areas between December 2, 2019, and December 1, 2020:

  • Cataract/Refractive Surgery/Cornea/Anterior Segment
  • Retina/Vitreous/Uveitis/Oncology/Pathology
  • Glaucoma/Neuro‐Ophthalmology
  • Pediatrics/Strabismus/Oculoplastics/Orbit/Ocular Trauma


Rules and Restrictions

  • To be considered for the contest, you must be the primary author of your article and it must be wholly original work. Only the primary author of the article, who submits it into the contest, will be considered for an award.
  • You may submit multiple articles in one or more areas.
  • To enter the contest, first request an EyeWiki account. All EyeWiki accounts must be approved before you can make contributions, so please allow up to 36 hours for account approval.
  • After creating and writing the article, use the “Enroll in the Residents and Fellows contest” submission button on the article page to submit it for the competition.Submission btns domestic.jpg
  • EyeWiki editors are not eligible to participate in the contest.


Articles will be judged on:

  • Accuracy, currency, and completeness of the content
  • Quality of the writing and organization
  • Use of EyeWiki formatting: Layout, use of media (images or video) where appropriate, with references included


Check out this article as an example: Retinal Vasculitis.

Questions? Send an e-mail to eyewiki@aao.org.

Here is the list of current entries. Past entries and winners can be found on the discussion page.