In the five year duration of training, residents are provided up to 6 months of electives. These are usually taken in the form of community electives, subspecialty exposure or research electives.
Ratio of residents to faculty is 6 — 8 core residents (PGY-2 to PGY-5) to 20 faculty.
The ophthalmology program sees approximately 50,000 patients per year, approximately 40,000 of whom are seen “in house”. We perform approximately 6,500 surgical procedures in operating rooms and approximately 2,200 surgical procedures in procedure rooms within the clinical facilities.
Approximately 3,300 laser surgeries are performed clinically in the management of retinal disease and glaucoma. Our diagnostic and orthoptic facilities, which are unique in the region, see approximately 14,000 patients per year and provide testing reports to referring physicians throughout the region.
There are no mandatory rural rotations.
Residents in our program are available to answer questions about the program to prospective CaRMS applicants. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for a list of Residents and their contact information.
Our Residents can answer questions about their level of satisfaction in the program; program strengths and weakness; lifestyle in London and other important questions about the program.
Potential Candidates should visit this website for information relating to Program Town halls and testimonials.