Course #7595

Introduction to Clinical Ophthalmology


Junior medical students.

Course Description

This two-week introduction to clinical ophthalmology is intended to provide students with a broad overview of the specialty. You will learn basic knowledge and skills development in the areas of history taking, physical examination, clinical reasoning, and procedures. It also includes foundational pathophysiology and pharmacology for core diagnoses and presentations of the specialty. 

One week of this course is spent with Dr. William Barlow at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the South Jordan Health Center. One week is spent at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center Ophthalmology Clinic.

For course availability, please contact:

Chandler Thompson, Executive Assistant
Phone: 801-581-3023

Evaluation Criteria

  1. Evaluations will be coordinated by the ophthalmology’s academic office
  2. Evaluations will be completed by the resident or faculty on rotation with the medical student
  3. Evaluations are signed by Jeff Pettey, MD, program director
  4. Originals are sent to Student Affairs; copies are kept on file in the ophthalmology’s academic office

Minimum of two weeks, maximum of one student

Grand Rounds Video Archive

Grand Rounds at the Moran Eye Center/Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Utah have been a tradition for more than three decades. At Moran CORE, we are pleased to make available our weekly one-hour Moran Eye Center Grand Rounds lectures for ophthalmologists and all healthcare professionals worldwide.