• 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

    Guyana - 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
    • Ocular Oncology
    • Oculoplastics
    • Pediatric Ophthalmology
    • Vitreo-Retinal Surgery (2 years)
  • 500+ applications were received

    Approximately 50 Applicants were interviewed