Residency 101

To do a residency or not to do a residency: that is the question. This brief article compiles some of the most important information, resources, and websites for those trying to figure out if a residency is right for them!

FAQs about residencies




  • Gain experience
  • Acquire mentors
  • Increase your marketability
  • Expand career options
  • Get a jump start on board certification and American Academy of Optometry fellowship


Finding a residency


Application Process


If you decide a residency is the right choice for you, don’t forget to prepare for your interviews and dress for success! Good luck!


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