Yes, second and third year residents along with their research mentors develop a project suitable for presentation at a national conference and/or publication. The results of this project are presented at "Residents' Day" in the Spring.

First call — every 5-10 days
Senior call — one week at a time every 5-10 weeks
All residents take home call

Yes, they travel to Blanchfield Army Hospital for refractive surgery

Nepal - International Ophthalmic Rotation

**Travel expenses are covered by Vanderbilt**

Yes, each resident will present 5-6 Grand Rounds per year.

No. We do however take USMLE scores under serious consideration when reviewing applicants.

A number of ophthalmology fellowships are available at Vanderbilt:
  • Glaucoma
  • Oculoplastics
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Vitreo-Retinal Surgery (2 years)

500+ applications were received

Approximately 50 Applicants were interviewed