About this section

The Ophthalmology Section’s purpose is to promote and provide accredited educational study of best practice in the field of ophthalmology.

Section Council members

Section meetings and conferences are usually organised by members of the Section Council, led by the Section President and often in collaboration with specialist societies.

Interested in joining the Section Council?

Section Councils play a pivotal role at the RSM and we are always looking for members who would like to get involved. If you would like to apply, please complete our application form and a Council representative will be in touch.

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Mr Graham Duguid
Miss Evelyn Mensah
President Elect

Upcoming ophthalmology events and webinars

View all events and webinars being run by the Ophthalmology Section.

OPR53 - Promo

Subspecialty ophthalmology update symposium

In this meeting we will look at ophthalmic subspecialties now covered in this year’s programme to highlight current trends and controversies. Hear from highly knowledgeable speakers, who will provide ...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
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OPR05 - Promo

Students and trainee prize meeting

Join us for this valuable meeting which provides an excellent opportunity for members of the ophthalmology community and of all grades to hear detailed and insightful recent research presentations fro...
  • Location Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole St, Marylebone, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom
Book Book

Trainee prizes & awards


Ophthalmology Section: Travelling Fellowship Bursary

Submission deadline: Wednesday 1 May 2024 

Open to: British based ophthalmologists travelling abroad and foreign ophthalmologists travelling to the UK

Prize: Bursaries can be submitted up to the value of £1,000

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Ophthalmology Section: Students and Trainees Prize

Submission deadline: Thursday 11 April 2024 

Open to: Medical students and doctors in training

Prize: Best Poster: £150, Best Paper: £150 and one year's membership to the Royal Society of Medicine.

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