Ophthalmology Residency Application Process

The Ophthalmology Residency is a three-year program and accepts four residents per year.

Accepted applicants must successfully complete an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-approved internship (PGY-1 year) before starting their residency training.


October 1, 2018

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete an application and register to match through SF Match

Interview Process

Applicants will be notified if they are invited for an interview.

A typical interview day lasts from either noon to 5 pm on a Friday, or 8 am to 1 pm on a Saturday. It includes:

  • An introduction to the program from the residency director
  • Personal interviews with the faculty
  • Lunch or breakfast
  • Informal time with the current residents

Applicants also tour the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and have the opportunity to attend an optional informal social event on Friday evening.