Friday, August 1, 2008

Judging for Henahan Prize begins

The judges have started work on deciding who will be the inaugural winner of the John Henahan prize for young ophthalmologists.

A distinguished panel of ophthalmologists and medical writers including Emanuel Rosen,FRCS, Jose Guell, MD, Sean Henahan, editor, EuroTimes and Paul McGinn,editor, EuroTimes will judge the entries from members of the ESCRS who are under 40 years of age.

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

The winning entrant will receive a prize of €1000 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.

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition. No correspondence will be considered once the judges have announced their decision.