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RESIDENCY PROGRAM CURRICULUM
On Thursday, residents participate in rounds and teaching conferences for the majority of the day. The schedule for Thursday is as follows:
- 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. – Morbidity, Mortality and Microsurgery
- 8:30 – 9:15 a.m. – Patient case presentations and discussions
- 9:15 – 10:15 a.m. – Grand rounds lecture given by a visiting professor or a faculty member
- 12:15 – 1:15 p.m. – Fluorescein and fundus photography conference by Retina faculty
- 10:30 – 4:15 p.m. – Subspecialty conferences with lectures rotating on a two-year cycle.
On Wednesday afternoons from 12:00-1:00 p.m., a teaching conference at the Francis I. Proctor Foundation takes place focusing on inflammatory and infectious diseases of the eye.
In addition to these weekly lectures, the following courses occur annually:
- Two-day intensive course in Orbital Anatomy with cadaver dissection
- Five-day course in Ophthalmic Microsurgery
- One-day hands-on course in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
- Two-day Continuing Medical Education course provided by department faculty
- Five-day Fundamentals of Ophthalmology course based on the format of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Basic and Clinical Science course for first and second year residents
- One-day Cordes Eye Society Alumni Scientific Meeting