New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
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How to Apply

The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Ophthalmology Residency Program seeks to attract a diverse group of individuals who are committed to developing a deep understanding of ophthalmic disease, patient care, and vision research. Seven first-year residents (PGY2) enter the program each year in July, for a total of 21 residents in the training program. Residency applications to the program are processed through the Central Application Service (CAS) provided by the San Francisco Matching Program at The deadline for receipt of applications is September 30, 2014. Invitations for interview will be sent out in late October. Interviews will be held on November 24 (Monday), December 5 (Friday), and December 6 (Saturday), 2014.


  • Graduation from an accredited medical school
  • Satisfactory completion of an approved PGY1 program. Internships that give the applicant primary responsibility for patient care in a field such as internal medicine, surgery, transitional, or family medicine are preferred.
  • Satisfactory completion of USMLE step 1 for the application, however, satisfactory completion of USMLE step 3 is required prior to starting ophthalmology residency.
  • Be in agreement with the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai’s resident employment policies.


Julianne Velez
Opthalmology Residency Program Coordinator
New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
310 East 14th Street
New York, NY, 10003
(212) 979-4495




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