Life as a New Consultant Ophthalmologist

A quick synopsis about me. I undertook my 7 year Ophthalmology training in the UK followed by subspecialty fellowships and it is now time to find a consultant job to feel settled and put into practice everything I have learnt. I will share my journey from here on, sharing what others don’t tell you, coveringContinue reading “Life as a New Consultant Ophthalmologist”

Top 5 Tips on How to get Published in Medicine

Tip 1: Who you know Involve an expert in the field, who knows the literature on the subject well. Tip 2: Keep to the point Journals do not have unlimited space to print nor do readers want to be reading basic information that is generic or well known. Keep the paper focused and to theContinue reading “Top 5 Tips on How to get Published in Medicine”

Tips for your first year as an Ophthalmology Trainee

Sean Zhou, Rynda Nitiahpapand, Binita Panchasara, Twishaa Sheth Incoming ST2s, NHS HEE East of England Deanery The time of year has come again, where a fresh batch of ST1 Ophthalmology Specialty Trainees (OST) start their seemingly epic journey. Firstly, congratulations and welcome to the incredible world of Ophthalmology, but also prepare for what is oftenContinue reading “Tips for your first year as an Ophthalmology Trainee”

Emergency Department Ophthalmology – A Foundation Doctor Perspective

Those interested in a career in ophthalmology should aim to maximise their exposure during the early years of their training, allowing the acquisition of important skills unique to this area of medicine. However, clinical exposure during medial school is often limited, with most undergraduate courses including 10 days or fewer of ophthalmology attachments and teachingContinue reading “Emergency Department Ophthalmology – A Foundation Doctor Perspective”

How to apply for Ophthalmology Specialist Training (OST) in the UK

For 2020 applications, apply via the Severn deanery website. ST1 applications up to 90 vacancies. Opens 5/11/20 Closes 1/12/20. Interview date: 12/03/21. ST3 applications up to 20 vacancies. Opens 5/11/20 Closes 1/12/20. Interivew date: 12/03/21. How can Eyeducation can help? Ophthalmology is a competitive speciality and we discuss top tips from successful applicants on theirContinue reading “How to apply for Ophthalmology Specialist Training (OST) in the UK”

Want to help aspiring Ophthalmologists?

The British Undergraduate and Foundation Years Ophthalmology Group & Eyeducation We invite you to apply for a mentoring opportunity! We are starting a new mentoring programme to pair friendly, enthusiastic trainees with FY2 doctors about to apply for ophthalmology speciality training to share some advice on the tips & tricks of the applications process. GivenContinue reading “Want to help aspiring Ophthalmologists?”