Stanford's Ophthalmology Residency is a three-year program designed to provide intensive clinical training in a supportive, academic environment with close interaction between residents and faculty. The program provides a solid foundation in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all major ocular diseases, while equipping participants with a framework for translating the latest research into patient care. The department encourages residents to explore their own interests through investigative research project conducted in conjunction with a faculty member of their choice. Faculty members also share their expertise with the larger biomedical community through Continuing Medical Education courses, symposiums and their active participation in national and international organizations. Five residents are accepted each year. Deadlines for applications is October 1st. To view additional application information, please view the "Residency Application Process" tab below.