WinR Events

Upcoming 2018-2019 WinR Events

Mark your calendars for these upcoming WinR events. Please note that the events at AAO meeting offers travel grants. Each fellow is eligible to receive one travel grant per year.

  • 19th Annual AVTT Symposium 
    Seven Lions, Chicago, Illinois – August 24, 2018
    WinR is once again hosting a dinner for retina fellows and WinR members in conjunction with the 19th Annual Advanced Vitreoretinal Techniques and Technology (AVTT) Symposium The dinner will be an opportunity to meet WinR leadership and network with other WinR members from the Chicago-area. Please RSVP to sam.zerang@asrs.org by August 17.

  • AAO Subspecialty Day
    Chicago, Illinois – October 26-27, 2018
    ASRS Fellow-in-Training (FIT) members and young ASRS physician members (up to 2 years out of fellowship) are eligible to receive a $2000 travel grant. The travel grant will give you the opportunity to attend Retina Subspecialty Day accompanied by a senior WinR member, who will act as a mentor throughout the program. At the meeting, both mentors and fellows-in-training will have opportunities to network with women who are prominent in organizational ophthalmology, including past presidents of AAO, presidents of subspecialty societies, chairwomen, and prominent researchers.

  • Fellows' Forum WinR Brunch
    Chicago, IL – January 27, 2019
    Take advantage of the opportunity to meet WinR leadership and other ASRS members at the WinR brunch. This invitation is open to all fellows interested in learning more about the WinR mentoring program and networking with others in the specialty.

  • ARVO Annual Meeting
    Vancouver, Canada – April 26-May 2, 2019

    WinR will host a luncheon for ASRS members and retina fellows at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting. The luncheon is an opportunity to present research and provide practice at the podium, exposure of young women’s research and talents, as well as potential for coaching.   

  • 37th ASRS Annual Meeting
    Chicago, IL – July 26-31, 2019
    WinR will host their annual luncheon during the 37th ASRS Annual Meeting.  The luncheon will feature a keynote speaker; while the case conference offers WinR members the opportunity to present interesting cases.

Audio-Visual Likeness Release: At these events, the American Society of Retina Specialists may be photographing, videotaping, and/or audio-taping. Through your participation, you acknowledge these activities and agree to allow your image and likeness, if recorded, to be used by the ASRS in Society publications, on the ASRS website, and in marketing and promotional materials. Attendees of these ASRS events waive all claims against the Society for any liability resulting from these uses. Attendees agree that no compensation will be received in connection with the recording, use or distribution of their image.

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