For Members

VRSP Membership Requirements for submission

  • Letter of Application addressed to the VRSP President
  • Certificate of completion of residency in Ophthalmology
  • Certificate of completion of fellowship in Vitreo-Retina
  • Letter of Recommendation from the fellowship program director ( for foreign fellowship graduates)
  • Philippine Board of Ophthalmology Certificate
  • Certificate of Good Standing from the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Letter of Recommendation from two (2) VRSP members in good standing
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Vitreo-Retina Research manuscript (subject to further evaluation and for which the applicant must have significant contribution)
    • Acceptable Researches
      • Descriptive studies with statistical analysis (e.g. observational analytical studies) except case reports and case series
      • Retrospective studies with statistical analysis except case reports and case series
      • Prospective studies ( e.g. case control studies, cohort studies, randomized controlled trials)
      • Systematic review and meta-analysis 

Membership in the Society shall be limited to a licensed physician who fulfills the following:

  • Committed to the practice, research and teaching of the principles of vitreo-retinal diseases and surgery
  • Has good moral character, reputation, ethical and professional standing
  • A diplomate of the Philippine Board of Ophthalmology
  • A member in good standing of the Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Who meet such other qualifications as described in Section 6 of the Bylaws of the Society