Ophthalmology Residency Program

Applicant Requirements

Thank you for your interest in our Ophthalmology Residency Program.

Resident interested in applying for residency must apply through SF Match.  Applications are not considered unless accessible through SF Match. Applications meeting the program requirements are reviewed by the program selection committee.

  • Medical School Transcript
  • COMLEX-USA scores or USMLE scores
  • Dean's Letter
  • 3 LOR - Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement

Candidates selected for an interview are notified via email.

Residents accepted into the Ophthalmology program must complete their Transitional Year at Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital. 

  • Candidates selected for an interview are notified via ERAS. We host interviews in November, December, and January 
  • There is no minimum COMLEX or USMLE score, just that you pass each part on the first attempt.
  • COMLEX Level 1, Level 2 CE & 2 PE must be taken prior to graduating from Medical School
  • COMLEX Level 3 is needed by the end of your PGY1 residency
  • We do NOT sponsor VISAS of any type
  • IMG's must be a US Medical School Graduate

Resident Benefits

Yearly stipend to cover the cost of textbooks, computer, courses, conferences and food stipend to use at all Ascension hospitals.   Ascension offers competitive salary.

Auditions Are Highly Recommended For Anyone Seeking To Interview With The Program. 

If you have questions about the program not included on the website, please contact the program.  

Medical Student

Will see a variety of ocular pathology during their rotation and have an opportunity to spend time with our Program Director, faculty and experience the various hospitals we cover, meet residents, and see a variety of cases which will provide a great overview of our program. 

For questions regarding an audition or elective request please email our Medical Student Coordinators or submit a request for audition or elective rotation