An optometrist residency program is a planned program of post-optometrist degree clinical education that is designed to advance significantly the optometrist graduate's preparation as a provider of patient care services beyond
Residency Programs at the Rosenberg School of Optometry
The following residency programs are offered through the Rosenberg School of Optometry:
Fellowship Programs at the Rosenberg School of Optometry
The following fellowship programs are offered through the Rosenberg School of Optometry:
How to Apply for a Residency Position offered by the Rosenberg School of Optometry
Interested candidates should register with the Optometric Residency Matching Service ( https://natmatch.com). This service not only matches candidates with
In addition, candidates should directly contact the Program Coordinator for each program they wish to apply to. Program coordinators can provide candidates with additional information about specific programs, inform candidates of supplemental application materials that should be sent directly to the Coordinator, and assist in
Learning More About Residencies
Students should begin thinking about their post-graduation plans early in their training. During their third professional year is a great time to begin planning for entry into a residency or graduate degree program.
A number of resources are available to assist students who are interested in learning more about residency programs. The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO) website is highly recommended as one of the best places to learn about optometrist residency programs. They have a very informative FAQ and a searchable directory of all optometrist residency programs in the country.
For more information about residency programs available at the Rosenberg School of Optometry, and to learn more about postgraduate optometrist training in general, please contact our Residency Director.
Director of Residency Programs
Rosenberg School of Optometry
9725 Datapoint Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229