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. 

  • 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 2023 nominees for membership.  (Updated as of 7/5/2023)

New Members Elected 

2022 New Members

Please join us in welcoming the following new members, elected at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the AESC in Oregon. 

  • Nina A. Goyal, MD: University Ophthalmology Associates, Chicago; glaucoma
  • Caesar Kyle Luo, MD; Bay Area Retina Associates; Walnut Creek, CA; retina
  • Jacquelyn O'Banion MD MSc; Emory E#ye Center; Atlanta, GA; comprehensive ophthalmology
  • Michael A. Puente, MD; University of Colorado School of Medicine; Aurora, CO; pediatric ophthalmology
  • Andrea A. Tooley, MD; Mayo Clinic; Rochester, MN: plastic and reconstructive surgery
  • Basil K. Williams, MD; University of Cincinnati; Cincinnati, OH; retina

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

The 2023 member directory is being produced now and will be available online before the annual meeting coming up in July.



Last Updated on Thursday, July 06, 2023 05:59 PM