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BCSC 2019-2020 Section 92019–2020 BCSC Residency Sets

The American Academy of Ophthalmology Basic and Clinical Science Course™ is updated annually by a team of 100+ ophthalmologists. The residency set includes all 13 volumes of the BCSC®, plus two important surgical training textbooks: Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery and Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery.

The 2019–2020 BCSC edition includes major revisions to:

    -  Section 1: Update on General Medicine
    -  Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology
    -  Section 7: Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Surgery
    -  Section 9: Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation

2019-2020 BCSC Print Residency Sets: $1430 member | $2045 nonmember

Available to order starting May 15 and shipping in mid-June. BCSC eBooks will be available for order mid-June.

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.


New Editions: Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery and Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery

Residents and trainees build a solid foundation of ophthalmic surgical knowledge with new editions of Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, fourth edition and Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, third edition. Together, these books provide step-by-step instructions for more than 80 common procedures. Images and videos are used extensively to increase understanding.

Both texts are available in print or eBook format and are included in 2019-2020 BCSC Residency Sets.

Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery, fourth edition, Print: $130 member | $185 nonmember

Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery, third edition, Print: $130 member | $185 nonmember


BCSC Self-Assessment Program: An Essential Resource for Resident Success

BCSC is now even more effective for today's residents with the BCSC Self-Assessment Program, which helps them efficiently pinpoint and fill knowledge gaps.

More than 500 new questions have been added since the program’s launch last year. Enhancements to the notebook and bookmark features are coming soon. Subscribers will automatically receive access to the new features and questions at no additional charge.

With the BCSC Self-Assessment Program, residents can:

  • Maximize study time with 1,600+ (and growing) high-yield questions
  • Answer questions at their own pace or simulate a timed exam
  • Compare their performance with granular and aggregate normative data
  • Track performance changes over time
  • Share their scores with faculty
  • Access via any smartphone or computer

12-month subscription per user: $299 member | $429 nonmember

Subscribe today.


Current group subscribers: A renewal notice will be mailed prior to your subscription end date. If you have questions about the renewal process, please contact customer service at customer_service@aao.org or +1 415.561.8540. Subscribe today

The American Academy of Ophthalmology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

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