Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine Queen's University

Academic Program

Residents are required to attend a variety of academic activities on a regular basis.  These include:

  • Departmental Seminars in Ophthalmology
  • Grand Rounds and Clinical Rounds
  • Professor's Rounds
  • Journal Club
  • University of Toronto Basic Science Course (for PGY1s)
  • Wet Lab - PGY4 residents are introduced to intraocular surgery in this lab prior to exposure in the operating room.
  • Ophthalmic Pathology Seminars
  • Academic Half Days for PGY1s - residents attend on the service to which they are assigned.
  • IVFA Rounds
  • Chairman's Rounds
There are other organized scholarly activities that are recommended to residents.  These include:

  • Board Review Course for PGY5 residents
  • Basic Science Course for PGY4 residents, at either Lancaster University or Stanford University
  • Practice Management Course for senior Ophthalmology Residents
  • Wet Labs