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Dr. William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award

The Dr. William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award is an opportunity for graduate students and residents to present clinical and basic science research at the AAO Annual Session.

Award Application

The online application for the 2023 Dr. William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award will go live the first week of December 2022. The deadline to apply for the 2023 Dr. William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award will be February 1, 2023 at 6:00pm Eastern Time.


  • William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award 2023 Annual Session Information and Presentation Schedule
  • William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award Abstracts for 2023

Dr. William R. Proffit Resident Scholar Award

Online Application – 2023

Additional Opportunities
for Residents

The AAO offers residents a wide range of additional opportunities to present
research at Annual Session. The opportunities and deadlines are listed in the document below.