We appreciate your interest in learning more about our world renowned educational programs. At the University of Southern California, we have a long and proud history of training many of the world’s leaders in ophthalmology and vision science. Our students, residents, and fellows are exceptional individuals who have chosen to train with us. Our training is provided at four outstanding institutions: tthe USC Roski Eye Institute at Keck Medical Center of USC, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Los Angeles County+USCMedical Center (LAC+USC), and the VA Downtown Los Angeles Medical Center. Our programs offer unparalleled clinical, surgical, and academic opportunities to excel, develop, and achieve one’s educational goals.
At the USC Roski Eye Institute, education is one of our defining principles.
We are committed to delivering interactive and enriching educational programs at all levels — from medical students to residents to fellows. Our attending faculty value teaching and mentorship. We take great pride in providing a robust ophthalmology experience to our future physicians and are committed to creating an academic environment for our trainees to develop into future leaders in ophthalmology.
The USC Roski Eye Institute is proud to have been ranked in the top 10 in ophthalmology in the country for 21 years by U.S. News & World Report. For more on the institute, read the USC Roski Eye Institute Annual Report.
A Unique Experience
The USC Roski Eye Institute provides a unique residency and fellowship training experience. Training is provided at four hospitals: USC Roski Eye Institute at Keck Medical Center of USC, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center (LAC+USC), and the VA Downtown Los Angeles Medical Center. Most notably, LAC+USC provides an unparalleled environment for world class, direct, hands-on training in both clinical and surgical sub-specialties of ophthalmology. Staffed by leading experts in the field, fellows and residents have the extraordinary opportunity to directly interact with patients, see a wide range of eye pathology, and deliver exceptional care to the underserved.
To learn more about the USC Roski Eye Institute residency program please contact Academic Program Administrator Michelle Cox at email@example.com.
Unparalleled Research Opportunities
The USC Roski Eye Institute is ranked #1 in the country for ophthalmology departments in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding (Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research). Home of the first FDA-approved artificial retina, we take great pride in our academic leadership and culture of innovation. Medical students, residents and fellows have the opportunity to work with faculty who are making groundbreaking advancements in the field of ophthalmology. The USC Roski Eye Institute collaborates across disciplines with various schools, industry and institutions and provides a rich environment for those who have a passion to be an important part of internationally recognized, cutting edge science.
- Biomedical engineering, which includes the artificial retina and long term drug delivery implants
- Stem cell research for macular degeneration
- Assessment of the burden of eye disease in vulnerable communities and its impact on their quality of life
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