Residency in Pediatric Optometry

 

Residency in Pediatric Optometry (one position)

 

Mission:

The Residency in Pediatric Optometry seeks to provide a specialty post-graduate clinical program of excellence to the highest quality optometric graduates.  The program aims to foster exceptional and independent clinicians who will have the opportunity to excel in the areas of patient care, education, and research within pediatric optometry.

This residency program presents a unique opportunity for the optometrist interested in the vision care of children and special populations.  The resident develops knowledge and skills in the diagnosis and management of many pediatric vision problems in a variety of clinical settings.  These settings  include pediatric primary care (encompassing pediatric contact lenses), binocular vision and vision therapy, vision perception, low birth weight clinics and other interdisciplinary environments that monitor multi-handicapped or developmentally delayed individuals.  The program primarily involves direct patient care by the resident, but clinical supervision of students and teaching clinical  laboratories or workshops is also incorporated into the program.

 

Katherine Weise, O.D., M.B.A.
Supervisor of the Residency in Pediatric Optometry
kweise@uab.edu

If you are interested in this program, please see the Residency Program Information Packet or additional information about the UABSO Residency in Pediatric Optometry.