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  1. AMPC Candidates

    All candidate bios and nomination statements are available on the official ballots

  2. Professional Development and Education Committee

    Professional Development and Education Committee Professional Development and Education Committee Description The Professional Development and Education Committee (PDEC) provides oversight and evaluation of ARVO's educational and training activities, including ARVO-sponsored/cosponsored and conferences, courses, symposia, workshops, tutorials, etc. and online education such as webinars, podcasts, courses, etc. Activities Provides oversight for ARVO's portfolio of education and training pr

  3. Publications Committee

    Publications Committee Publications Committee Description The Publications Committee (PUBS) provides guidance to ensure the optimal positioning of the Association's journals and makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees as appropriate. The Committee also provides scholarly publishing resources for ARVO members and assists the Board of Trustees with related policy decisions. Activities Identifies and addresses topics necessary to stay current with scholarly publishing. Reviews the pe

  4. Board of Trustees

    Board of Trustees The Board of Trustees is comprised of elected members from ARVO's 13 Scientific Sections along with elected and trustee-appointed officers. The president and vice president(s) are elected from within the Board each year. The executive vice president is elected by the general membership to a five-year term and is a voting member of the Board of Trustees. The ARVO executive director serves as an ex officio member of the Board. For more information on Board of Trustee duties,

  5. Professional Code of Conduct

    ARVO Professional Code of Conduct Mission The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) is an international organization comprised of clinicians and researchers whose goal is to advance worldwide research into understanding the visual system and preventing, treating and curing its disorders. Application The ARVO Professional Code of Conduct (PCC) applies to all members of ARVO in all of its membership categories. ARVO provides a forum for communication, collaboration a

  6. Policies

    Policies Anti-harassment Policy Abstract Unpublished Work Policy Advertising Policy    Ancillary Event Policy (Incorporating Satellite Symposia) ARVO Journals Uniform Policy Regarding Publication Ethics Clinical Trials   Collaborations Policy    Commercial Relationships Policy    Corporate Support Policy    Helsinki Declaration  Press Policy  Professional Code of Conduct Recording/Photography Policy        Statement for the Use of Animals in Ophthalmic and Vision Research    St

  7. Scientific Sections/Cross-sectional Groups

    Scientific Sections Scientific Sections ARVO is organized into 13 Scientific Sections and 3 Cross-sectional Groups, which are described below. Members must select one section with which their research interests most closely identify. Each section is represented on the Board of Trustees and the Annual Meeting Program Committee. Anatomy and Pathology/Oncology (AP)   Anatomy Sub-section includes descriptive or experimental studies about the gross and surgical anatomy, ultrastructure, organizati

  8. Cross-sectional Groups

    Cross-sectional Groups ARVO Cross-sectional Groups were created in 2006 to meet the interdisciplinary scientific needs of ARVO members. Cross-sectional Groups give ARVO members the opportunity to network with colleagues from different but related areas of study, exchange information on topics of mutual interest and seek guidance on allied issues. Cross-sectional Group members are elected by their group colleagues to serve on the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) to select abstracts for a

  9. Election results

    Below are results of the voting that commenced at the ARVO 2019 Annual Meeting in Vancouver.  New AMPC members Anatomy and Pathology/Oncology (APO) Section – Anatomy sub-section Frances Rucker, PhD, MCOptom, FAAO Anatomy and Pathology/Oncology (APO) Section – Pathology/Oncology sub-section Vivian Lee, MD Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (BI) Section Carlo Rivolta, PhD Clinical/Epidemiologic Research (CL) Section Alison Abraham, PhD Tiarnan Keenan, MD, PhD Cornea (CO) Section - Basic-

  10. Elections

    Elections A key benefit of ARVO membership is the ability to have your say in the association’s leadership by casting your vote in annual elections. If you are a voting member (Regular and Life) please participate in nominations and elections; every vote counts! Under the direction of the ARVO Executive Vice President, the Annual Meeting Program Committee (AMPC) selects the content for the scientific portion of the ARVO Annual Meeting. Meeting at the start of each year, the committee plans th