Residency Training Program

Sonal Tuli, M.D., Chair

Casey Beal, M.D., Program Director

For more information, please contact:  

Christie Little, CPC
Program Coordinator
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Florida
Box 100284
Gainesville, FL  32610-0284
Phone (352) 273-8778
Fax (352) 273-7402Email:

Applications are due in the Summer/Fall prior to the July 1 program starting date. 

Dear Applicant: 

Thank you for your interest in a residency position in the University of Florida Department of Ophthalmology beginning with a UF Ophthalmology Joint Internship Year on July 1, 2023. 

The Department of Ophthalmology selects 5 residents each year largely on the basis of medical school standing & grades, the quality of your 3 letters of recommendation, and various relevant professional and personal attributes. We’re looking for residents who epitomize generosity, integrity and community.  A demonstrated previous interest in the field of ophthalmology i.e. research, volunteer work, etc. is helpful, but not necessary.

Our department participates in the San Francisco Ophthalmology Matching Program, so you must be registered with them in order to apply to our program.  The deadline for receiving your application is October 16, 2022.  Applications not completed by that date cannot be considered. 

We grant interviews to approximately 55 applicants out of the 600 applications we receive each year. The interviews will be held on 3 selected dates in November and/or December. The personal interview is an important part of the application process and is a requirement for acceptance into our program.  We truly appreciate your interest in our program. 


Christie Little, CPC
Program Coordinator

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