To the Editor:
It is with great pleasure that I write you this letter, the first of what I hope will be a yearly epistle to give you some idea of what we, in this distant land, are doing and thinking about ophthalmology.At present, we are considering the whole problem of ophthalmic teaching. In the past, most of us, after graduating from medical school, went to England for several years and took a job as house surgeon at one of the big London ophthalmic hospitals, such as Moorfields, and somewhere along the line took the Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. For some time now, however, there has been a feeling that we should train our own young men. With some financial backing the Ophthalmic Research Institute of Australia was formed and in conjunction with the University of Melbourne, a Professor of Ophthalmology was appointed in
Ryan H. Australian Letter. Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(3):444. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040446037
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