How to Apply
Applying for Ophthalmology Residency
Thank you for your interest in the Ophthalmology Residency Program at the University of Florida. We participate in the San Francisco Ophthalmology Matching Program. Applicants must register with their Central Application Service (CAS). Please refer to San Francisco Ophthalmology Matching Program (www.sfmatch.org) website for details and requirements.
Students apply to ophthalmology programs two years prior to starting ophthalmology residency. Therefore, applicants usually apply for an internship (PGY1) year and ophthalmology residency concurrently. However, note that ophthalmology (PGY2 through PGY4) is an early match, while internship applications are via the later NRMP (www.nrmp.org) match. Applications are encouraged to be in by September 29, 2017.
Applicants invited for an interview may choose from the following dates:
- Monday, November 27, 2017
- Monday, December 4, 2017
- Monday, December 11, 2017
If you have questions about the application process, please call or write:
For further details about the University of Florida residency policies and procedures, please visit the UF GME website.