ISRS Externship Program
Due to COVID-19, the ISRS Externship Program is currently on hold. We invite you submit your application, but please note that it will not be reviewed until the program is open again.
Gain insight from international experts in refractive and cataract surgery.
The ISRS Externship
Increase your understanding of new technology and techniques by working alongside experienced surgeons in the ISRS Externship Program. Broaden your perspective through this mutually beneficial collaboration.
Externships will last between two weeks and three months, and take place in Asia, Europe, Latin America, Africa and the Middle East. Stipends will be made available to help cover approved expenses (such as airfare, transportation, lodging, meals).
Apply to be an ISRS Extern
Ophthalmologists who practice in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East can apply for the ISRS Externship Program, sponsored in part by Alcon, Johnson & Johnson Vision and Lansier.
- Join ISRS to be eligible to apply.
- Apply for the externship.
Become an Externship Host
If you are interested in hosting an ISRS observer, apply to be an externship host. Hosts must be ISRS members located in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.
The externship should focus on educational content, free from commercial influence or bias.
Review Externs' Case Reports
After completing their externship, ISRS observers are required to submit a case report that highlights what they learned during their time abroad.
Forward this Opportunity
Let your colleagues know about the ISRS Externship Program. Candidates must be ISRS members to participate. If someone is not currently a member, they can join ISRS online.
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