Residency Program Overview
Our residency is a three-year program (not including transitional/preliminary year) and is approved and accredited by the American Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). We appoint three residents each year through the San Francisco Match program to begin residency July 1 after the required transitional year with the University of Utah's Internal Medicine Program. We accept applications beginning early August.
Interview dates for 2015:
The Moran Eye Center provides vision care for the approximately 5 million residents of the Intermountain West. This region includes Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, as well as eastern Nevada and western Colorado.
The center’s ophthalmology residents receive a tremendous amount of hands-on training and will perform approximately 300 cataract extractions and almost 400 other major surgical operations during their time in Utah. These numbers do not include assisting during surgery or performing parts of a surgical case with a faculty member. It is important to note that all surgeries are supervised by an attending faculty member. During the third year residents have two months of elective time to devote to extended studies in a sub-specialty of their choice, extra work where needed, and the opportunity to travel out of the country for humanitarian outreach, training and education. A weekly continuity clinic is held for all levels of residency including the internship year while in ophthalmology.
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For more information, please contact the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Academic Office, at 801-585-3719.
University of Utah School of Medicine
Alicia Doxon, Academic Program Assistant
Chandler Crane, Academic Program Coordinator
Elaine Peterson, Program Manager, Academics