Effective January 1, 2017, Alcon’s Independent Medical Education will only review grant requests within these therapeutic categories:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Surgical Glaucoma
  • Contact Lenses & Lens Care

Also, please note that all 2017 grant requests will require the use of the attached budget template .

Support for grant requests related to ophthalmological pharmaceutical therapeutic categories should be directed to Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NPC). For more information on the NPC grant request process and open therapeutic categories, please visit: www.ngcs.novartis.com or call 1-888-NOW-NOVA.

Please note that The Independent Medical Education Grants Office is in the process of updating our website.

Alcon Medical Education Grants

Through our medical education grant program, Alcon funds educational activities that seek to increase the number of patients who receive the highest quality, safe and effective care.

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The Alcon Medical Education Grant Office cooperates with health care delivery organizations, medical societies, and medical education organizations to advance the treatment of disease by narrowing practice gaps through support of continuing education. We are committed to supporting educational activities that seek to accelerate the translation of clinical science to quality patient care.

The Alcon Medical Education Grant Office will consider grant proposals that support certified and non-certified medical education for health care professionals. Priority will be given to educational activities that are:

The Alcon Medical Education Grant Office will accept grant requests from:

  • Hospitals
  • Academic medical centers
  • Medical universities
  • Societies/Professional medical associations
  • Accredited continuing medical education providers
  • Non-accredited medical education companies

The Alcon Medical Education Grant Office will consider proposals that aim to address educational gaps in the following clinical areas:

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Vitreoretina Surgery
  • Surgical Glaucoma
  • Contact Lenses & Lens Care

Alcon Vision Care is uniquely poised to serve every contact lens wearer by addressing the full life cycle of their needs.