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The following are required:

  • ORMatch registration, which includes:

    •  A page of applicant contact, educational, and NBEO information

    •  Letter of Intent

    •  CV

    •  Unofficial transcript uploaded by the applicant

    •  3 letters of reference submitted by individuals chosen by the applicant

      • (at least two should be clinical)

  • Be a citizen of the United States

    • Have a US social security number

    • Federal law requires that most males living in the US between the ages of 18 and 26 register with the Selective Service System

  • Graduation from an ACOE accredited school / college of optometry

  • Pass all three parts of NBEO (official scores will be sent to ORMatch from NBEO)

  • Interview at Jesse Brown & Hines VA

  • The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has mandated that anyone in contact with patients within the Veterans Health Administration, including health professions trainees (HPTs), receive the COVID vaccination by November 22, 2021. 

The residency program runs from July 1 thru June 30 of the following year.


However, please note that new resident orientation begins one week prior to starting the residency July 1. 

We accept applications through

January 15, 2023

Please contact our residency coordinator to schedule an interview.

This program is an equal opportunity residency program (employer).