National CME Programme

Weekly CME Lectures

The College of Ophthalmologists has embarked on the National CME programme with the joint participation of the Changi General Hospital, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, National Health Group Eye Institute, National University Hospital, National University of Singapore, Singapore National Eye Centre and Tan Tock Seng Hospital, together with private ophthalmologists, on every Wednesdays (unless otherwise announced). An Education Committee co-chaired by A/Prof Ong Sze Guan and A/Prof Heng Wee Jin has also been formed to oversee the National CME programme in terms of planning of the programme, with assistance from appointed subspecialty heads. The format of the weekly CME sessions comprises of Basic Surgical Trainees (BSTs)/Advanced Surgical Trainees (ASTs) teachings and CME lectures for all ophthalmologists and trainees.


SMC-Approved CME Calendar for Ophthalmology

A) Category 1A: Participation at local pre-approved activities

  1. CGH Division of Ophthalmology teaching session

  2. CGH Division of Ophthalmology tutorial session

  3. KTPH Teaching session

  4. Review Courses

  5. SNEC/SGH Teaching Round

  6. TTSH Ophthalmology teaching session

B) Category 1B: Participation at local ad-hoc activities

  1. Chapter CME

  2. College of Ophthalmologists Symposium

  3. NHG International Ophthalmic Congress

  4. NHGEI Microsurgical Course

  5. NHGEI Quality Day

  6. Singapore-Malaysia Congress of Medicine

  7. SIN-MAL Joint Meeting in Ophthalmology

  8. Society CME

C) Category 1C: Participation at overseas ad-hoc activities

  1. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Symposium and Congress

  2. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) annual meeting

  3. Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

  4. ASIA-ARVO Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

  5. Asia-Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS) meeting (2 yearly)

  6. Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress

  7. Asia-Pacific Vitreo-Retinal Society Congress

  8. Biennial International Society of Ocular Trauma Meeting

  9. European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ESOPRS) annual meeting

  10. Meeting of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

  11. Meeting of the Asia-Pacific Association of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons

  12. Meeting of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

  13. Meeting of the European Strabismology Association

  14. Meeting of the International Strabismological Association

  15. SERI-ARVO Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

  16. World OphthalmologyCongress

D) Category 2 / 3A: Authorship / Review / Self-Study of original articles published in refereed journals / audio-visual tapes

  1. Acta Ophthalmologica

  2. American Journal of Ophthalmology

  3. Archive of Ophthalmology

  4. Archives of Ophthalmology

  5. British Journal of Ophthalmology

  6. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology

  7. Cornea

  8. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology

  9. EYE

  10. Graefe's

  11. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science

  12. Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery

  13. Journal of Glaucoma

  14. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology

  15. Journal of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

  16. Journal of the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

  17. Ocular Immunology & Inflammation

  18. Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

  19. Ophthalmology

  20. Optometry & Vision Science

  21. Orbit

  22. Retina

  23. Survey of Ophthalmology