Register for the Annual Meeting

We are excited for the 10th Annual Vit-Buckle Society (VBS) Annual Meeting happening at the Aria, in Las Vegas March 24 – 26, 2022!

NEW THIS YEAR: In addition to inviting world-renowned physicians to present at the meeting, there are many opportunities to submit presentations for both attendings and trainees, including options for fellows, residents, and medical students: 

1. Podium Presentations

Who: Attending retina physicians
Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022, by 11:59pm ET
Funding: As a speaker, your registration for the VBS annual meeting will be waived
What: Submit a scientific surgical study (with formal abstract), your craziest surgical case (with video) or craziest medical case for podium presentation.



2. Poster Abstracts

Who: Medical students, residents and fellows
Deadline: Monday, January 24, 2022, by 11:59pm ET
Funding: 15 presenters who are selected will be awarded a VBS Academic Grant (covering meeting registration for the VBS annual meeting (March 24 – 26, 2022), travel (up to $500) and three nights of (shared) lodging)
What: Submit an abstract for a scientific (medical or surgical) study to be considered for a poster presentation in standard format: Title, Objective, Methods, Results, Conclusion.  

The best student, resident and fellow posters will be awarded a coveted VBS Buckle!



3. Fostering Careers for Underrepresented Stars (FOCUS) Program

Who: URiM medical students and residents
Deadline: January 24, 2022, by 11:59pm ET
Funding: 12 medical students and residents will be awarded a VBS FOCUS Grant (covering meeting registration for the FOCUS Program and the VBS annual meeting (March 24 – 26, 2022), travel (up to $500) and three nights of (shared) lodging)
What: Submit what your diversity, equity and inclusion vision is for the field of retina.



4. Fellows Foray

Who: Vitreoretinal fellows
Deadline: Deadline Passed
Funding: 20 fellows who are awarded a travel grant (covering meeting registration for the Fellows’ Program and the VBS annual meeting (March 24 – 26, 2022), travel (up to $500) and three nights of (shared) lodging)
What: Submit a surgical video of no more than 2-minutes in length to be considered.

The top 8 winners will present their surgical video at the Fellows Foray on March 24, 2022, in Las Vegas.



Any questions regarding the submission process can be directed to vitbuckle.ea@gmail.com. We can’t wait to see you in Vegas!