Top-ranking education programs
Our residency and fellowship programs are among the most competitive in the country. We offer numerous clinical, surgical, research and teaching opportunities in the areas of cornea and external disease, glaucoma, refractive surgery, vitreoretinal disease and neuro-ophthalmology/orbital disease.
Ophthalmology Residency Program
The Department of Ophthalmology's three-year Ophthalmology Residency (plus a one-year joint internship) for six new residents each year. The program meets all the requirements from the American Board of Ophthalmology and is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education.
Ophthalmology Fellowship Programs
The fellowship programs in cornea and external disease, surgical retina, medical retina/ocular oncology and glaucoma offer numerous clinical, surgical, research and teaching opportunities.
Optometry Residency Program
The combined Contact Lens and Ocular Disease Residency is designed to attract qualified candidates and provide an extensive clinical experience in specialty contact lens fitting and ocular disease management. There is one available position for the 12 month program.
CME and Educational Events
The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science is dedicated to providing high-quality educational events. The department offers a variety of annual events for continuing medical education.
Grand Rounds: Thursdays (except July) 8:00-9:00am
Resident Lecture Series: Weekday mornings (August - March) 7:00-7:45 am