Monday, February 25, 2008

EuroTimes Announces Launch of €1000 John Henahan prize for young ophthalmologists

EuroTimes is delighted to announce the launch of the John Henahan Prize, which will be awarded annually to a young ophthalmologist.

John Henahan was the visionary editor and guiding light of EuroTimes from 1996 to 2001 and his work has inspired a generation of young doctors and journalists, many of whom continue to work for EuroTimes.

Ophthalmologists who are members of the ESCRS and who are under 40 years of age are eligible to apply for the prize.

Entrants are invited to write a 1,000-word article on “Why I became an ophthalmologist”.

The article should give a brief introduction into why the individual ophthalmologist decided on his or her career path and should include reference to his early education , including mentors and role models (where appropriate). The article should also look at issues and controversies in ophthalmology, including changing demographics and evidence based medicine. The closing date for entries is Friday August 1 2008.

The winning entrant will receive a prize of €1,000 that will be awarded at the XXVI ESCRS Congress in Berlin, 2008 in September. We will publish the winning entry in the October edition of EuroTimes

To apply please e-mail your article, to Colin Kerr, Executive Editor, EuroTimes at Your e-mail should also include your full name, home address and phone number, your date of birth and ESCRS membership number.

• Entries received after August 1 will not be considered. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence will be considered once they have announced their decision.


Jacob said...

I give my appreciation to the program that is held by EuroTimes. It is a kind of appreciation that is given to young ophthalmologist. By the way, when will such program be held anymore?

Edmund said...

Congratulation to EuroTimes with the award. Hope you can be more success and you can be more creative in giving your idea so it can bring some good changes to the people. Just wait other EuroTimes with the achievement.