Discover a typical day on the EURETINA Observership programme at the Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Israel and learn about the benefits that completing a placement through the EURETINA Observership can bring to your professional life.
Applications now closed
Each Observership will be one month in duration
10 grants of €1,500 will be awarded annually
Grants will be awarded in a competitive process
Grant applications will be reviewed by a panel of judges comprising EURETINA Board members
Grant applications are subject to the following terms:
The Observership programme is targeted at trainees in at least their final year of residency OR those who have finished their residency less than 5 years at time of application.
Applicants must be training in a specialised retinal unit or university hospital.
Applicants must be current EURETINA members. To become a member please visit EURETINA membership site. Under the EURETINA YOURS initiative, Ophthalmologists under 40 can now avail of free EURETINA membership for 3 years.
Applicants must be in (or have completed) training in a European country.
Observerships must be spent at an approved European hospital or university setting
Successful applicants will be responsible for making their own application to their preferred Observership centre.
Successful applicants will be asked to provide a short description of their experience at the end of the Observership programme which may be used for promotional purposes (with personal details redacted).
Applications will not be considered until all documents have been received.
Documents should include:
– Up to date CV
– Letter of intent describing the reasons for your application
– Letter of support from the present head of department of your institution
13 January 2020:– Deadline for Applications for 2020
January/February 2020: – Formal Review of 2020 Applications
Early March 2020: – Successful Candidates Announced
The outcome of all 2020 applications will be communicated via the email address you have provided following peer-review