AESC Membership Information

Membership in the American Eye Study Club is by invitation.
  Prospective members are nominated by at least two members, one of which must be an "Active" member.  

If you are planning to nominate a prospective member, please be sure to consult the bylaws of the Club to be familiar with the requirements for membership.

Nomination Form

Click here
 to download a nomination form

     This is a "fillable" PDF file that you can complete on your computer and then print out. 

View the detailed rules for nominations as described in the bylaws. -- CLICK HERE 

  • All nominations must include at least two letters of support
  • One letter must be from a current Active member (who has attended at least two annual meetings)
  • Each member may nominate or second only one new member annually
  • In addition to the nominating form, the candidate's CV also must be submitted

The "target" number for Active members is 60.  However, the absolute maximum of Active members is 64.  A maximum of eight nominations may be considered, except if the total of potential new members exceeds 60, then only six nominations may be considered.  Please refer to the bylaws for the details about the nomination process and the number of Active members permitted.

Check out our "New Member Fact Sheet" that is provided to all newly-elected Club members.  It outlines expectations and some other pertinent information of interest.

Current Nominations

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CLICK HERE to view the 2022 nominees for membership.

New Members Elected 

2021 New Members

Please join us in welcoming the following new members, elected at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the AESC in Bermuda.  CLICK HERE for a downloadable list with contact information.

  • John J. Chen, MD; Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN; neuro-ophthalmology
  • Jinali Rajesh Diora, MD; Northern Virginia Ophthalmology Associates; Vienna, VA; pediatric ophthalmology
  • Christopher B. Estopinal, MD; Virginia Eye Institute; Richmond, VA; cornea/external disease
  • Raj Goyal, MD MPH; Chicago Eye Specialists; Chicago, IL; cornea & refractive surgery

AESC Membership Directory

The Club member directory is accessible following log-in to the website; a link will appear on the "landing" page,  It is available only to members.  CLICK HERE

Member Index -- By year of election and significant organizational affiliations (PDF file)
    This document will be updated prior to the 2021 annual meeting



Last Updated on Thursday, July 21, 2022 02:18 PM