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  1. Awards Committee

    Awards Committee Awards Committee Description The Awards Committee (AWD) solicits and reviews nominations annually for ARVO awards. Activities Reviews and ranks nominations. Evaluates the awards program to ensure that new trends in the field are addressed. Chair reports to the Board of Trustees on the Committee's recommendations of top candidates for the awards at one of the two board meetings held during the ARVO Annual Meeting. Composition AWD consists of one member from each Scient

  2. Diversity Initiatives Committee

    Diversity Initiatives Committee Diversity Initiatives Committee Description The Diversity Initiatives Committee monitors the issues facing ARVO Members of minority groups, women and those with special needs, develops initiatives to address these concerns and recommends ways for ARVO to respond. Activities Suggests names of ARVO women and minorities to the Center for Scientific Review (CSR) for possible appointments to Study Sections when asked. Increases organizational sensitivity to the

  3. Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee

    Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee Description The Ethics and Regulations in Human Research Committee monitors reports, recommendations, regulations, and other documents regarding the use of humans in biomedical research, and changes that impact research conducted by ARVO members. The Committee provides resources for ARVO members, and assists the ARVO Board of Trustees with policy decisions. The Committee also supports the di

  4. Global Members Committee

    Global Members Committee Global Members Committee Description The Global Members Committee assesses the needs of non-U.S. based members and recommends ways to increase participation in ARVO to the ARVO Board of Trustees.  Activities Collects and interprets statistical information relating to the involvement of non-U.S. based members in ARVO. Encourages non-U.S. based members to more fully participate in the governance and programs of the Association. Sponsors Annual Meeting workshops on

  5. International Chapter Affiliate Committee

    International Chapter Affiliate Committee International Chapter Affiliate Committee  Description The International Chapter Affiliate Committee (ICAC) recommends policies for establishing new international chapter affiliates as well as strategies for building research collaborations; developing and promoting educational programming with international chapter affiliates; and responding to the interest and needs of eye and vision researchers around the world. Composition The consists of one r

  6. Members in Training Committee

    Members in Training Committee Members-In-Training Committee Description The Members-In-Training Committee (MIT) monitors the issues facing members-in-training and recommends ways for ARVO to respond. Our goals are to enhance the experience of MIT's at ARVO and to help provide avenues for them to learn about ways in which they can build successful careers in ophthalmology and vision research. Activities Increases organizational sensitivity to the concerns and needs of members-in-training.

  7. 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 p

  8. 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 ofTrustees with related policy decisions. Activities Identifies and addresses topics necessary to stay current with scholarly publishing. Reviews the per

  9. Commercial Relationships Committee

    Commercial Relationships Committee Commercial Relationships Committee Description The Commercial Relationships Committee (CRC) monitors the status of commercial relationships of ARVO members who contribute to the Annual Meeting and publications.  Activities Reviews ARVO's Commercial Relationships Policy and recommends changes. Monitors the use of the codes in abstracts accepted by ARVO and in articles accepted by IOVS. Sponsors Annual Meeting workshops and develops informational materials

  10. Continuing Medical Education Committee

    Continuing Medical Education Committee Continuing Medical Education Committee Description The Continuing Medical Education Committee (CME) is advisory in nature and serves to ensure that ARVO’s continuing medical education program meets or exceeds the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association’s rules for their Physician’s Recognition Award (AMA PRA).  Activities Reviews and recommends policies for