The Department of Ophthalmology sponsors several ophthalmology clerkships including a two-week introductory ophthalmology elective clerkship for Stanford students, a four-week hands-on clinical externship at Byers Eye Institute, the Palo Alto VA Medical Center, and Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (open to visiting students), and a similar two-week externship at the Livermore VA hospital (also open to visiting students). To find more complete descriptions, period dates, and the on-line application click here.
For information on how to apply to clerkships, click here.
Suzann Pershing, MD
Director, Medical Student Education
Byers Eye Institute at Stanford
2452 Watson Court
Palo Alto, CA 94303