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Afshari, Natalie A. Brown, Stuart I. Chao, Daniel L. Ferrara, Napoleone Ferreyra, Henry A. Freeman, William R. Goldbaum, Michael H. Granet, David B. Haw, Weldon W. Heichel, Chris W. Kikkawa, Don O. Korn, Bobby S. Lee, Jeffrey E. Lin, Jonathan H. Nguyen, Thao P. Nudleman, Eric Robbins, Shira L. Savino, Peter J. Slight, Rigby Weinreb, Robert N. Welsbie, Derek S. Zhang, Kang
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Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cornea & Refractive Surgery Glaucoma Neuro-Ophthalmology Ophthalmic Genetics Ophthalmic Pathology Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Optometry & Low Vision Pediatric Ophthalmology & Eye Alignment Disorders Refractive Surgery / LASIK Retina & Vitreous Thyroid Eye Clinic
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AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) Cataracts Corneal Conditions Cosmetic Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy Eye Movement Disorders Glaucoma Hereditary (Genetic) Disorders Low Vision Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatric Conditions Refractive Errors Retinal Diseases Thyroid Eye Disease

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ACADEMIC PROGRAM

On Monday afternoons during the academic year all residents attend the Basic Clinical Sciences Course (BCSC) Lecture Series given by faculty and guest lecturers and covering all subspecialty topics. Following the BCSC lectures are the Sub-Specialty lectures, then case presentations and discussion during Grand Rounds.

The monthly Visiting Professor “Community Lecture” Series is an adjunct to Grand Rounds. Noted speakers from around the country are invited to be our Visiting Professor for these events, which have become popular not only in our own department, but also with dozens of community physicians who regularly attend.

Various other didactics occur during the week and on weekends to cover all aspects of ophtalmology in preparation for the annual national, the OKAP: Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program. Several wet labs are held, and residents are encouraged to attend specific teaching events in southern California. All conferences are posted online and easily accessible via the link View Upcoming Lectures.

Our faculty have a wide range of research interests which is reflected in the most recent data available from the National Institutes for Health. Regarding rewards to ophthalmology departments nationwide for fiscal year 2013, our department stands at #4 in the nation, which is up from #7 the previous year, which was up from #12 the year before that! All of this and a listing of publications is in our 2014 Annual Report.

Resident research is diligently fostered and might range from clinical to laboratory work, depending on the interests of the resident. Each May, all projects are presented at the annual Residents, Fellows, & Alumni Day, with speakers presenting their research findings, and all ARVO posters displayed during a well-attended reception at the Shiley Eye Institute.

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UCSD Ranked 14th Best World University

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The Shiley Eye Institute is a full-service facility offering everything from basic eye exams to the most advanced diagnostic tests and sophisticated surgery from world-renowned physicians and staff.
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La Jolla, CA 92093-0946

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