Original ArticleOPHTHALMIC SURGICAL TRAINING: A CURRICULUM TO ENHANCE SURGICAL SIMULATIONGRODIN, MICHAEL H. DO*; JOHNSON, T MARK MD, FRCSC*; ACREE, J LANCE MSE†; GLASER, BERT M. MD* Author Information From the *The National Retina Institute, Towson, Maryland; and †Aviation Training Consulting, LLC Altus, Oklahoma. Presented at the American Society of Retinal Specialists; Cannes, France, September 2006. The authors declare no conflicts of interest. Reprint requests: Michael H. Grodin, DO, The National Retina Institute, 901 Dulaney Valley Road, Suite 200, Towson, MD 21204; e-mail: [email protected] Retina: November 2008 - Volume 28 - Issue 10 - p 1509-1514 doi: 10.1097/IAE.0b013e31818464ff Buy Metrics In Brief With ever increasing complexity of eye surgery and the zero tolerance for surgical misadventure, the challenge of training future eye surgeons is rapidly increasing. The importance of competence in ophthalmic surgical training was formally recognized by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2002 when evaluation of surgical skills was added to the American Council of Graduate Medical Education mandate for resident education. © The Ophthalmic Communications Society, Inc.