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 http://www.sfmatch.org. The deadline for receipt of applications is a date to be determined in September. Invitations for interview will be sent out in late October.
- 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.