Education Overview

The Department of Ophthalmology provides myriad learning opportunities aimed at a variety of audiences:

For Medical Students:

  • 2 to 4 week medical student clerkships providing a broad exposure to our field

For Residents:

  • A comprehensive introductory July course for new Ophthalmology residents from all DC Area Programs
  • An ongoing  comprehensive multispecialty didactic curriculum
  • A wetlab including the EyeSi Surgical simulators with both cataract and vitreoretinal modules, and an Infiniti Phaco system with microscope

For Residents, and Departmental & Community Ophthalmologists:

  • Monthly Ophthalmology Grand Rounds featuring visiting professors from around the country (an accredited CME activity)
  • The Annual “Mid-Atlantic Update in Ophthalmology” (an accredited CME activity)