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024OptometryClinicConsistent with its educational mission, the UAB School of Optometry places significant emphasis on residency education. The UAB School of Optometry strives to develop, maintain, advance and promote post-doctoral clinical training programs of excellence in the major areas of optometric care. In so doing, the UAB School of Optometry serves as a leader in residency education.

UABEyeCare 0208 HDRThe School began its first residency program in 1978, and 368 optometrists to date have completed residencies at the UAB School of Optometry. Currently, six residency programs offer a total of 12 residency positions. For the 2018-2019 residency year, six residency programs will offer a total of 11 residency positions. All residency programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education of the American Optometric Association and all utilize ORMatch Residency Matching Service for application.

Residency Programs Located at UAB School of Optometry

Residency Programs Affiliated with UAB School of Optometry



The application deadline is February 15, and instructions for application can be found on the OMatch Website: