Facts & figures
- Rated well above world standard Ophthalmology and Optometry, Excellence in Research Australia 2018
Facts & figures
The Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health has a distinguished history of excellence in the teaching of ophthalmology and research skills to:
We offer a wide range of education programs designed to complement any stage of a student’s career in ophthalmology. We are based across the following clinical schools:
Students in stages 2 and 3 of the Sydney Medical Program will receive a series of lectures and skills sessions in ophthalmology. Stage three students undertake a clinical attachment, which is arranged through your clinical school.
Learn more about the Doctor of Medicine at the Sydney Medical School.
An ophthalmology elective at the Sydney Eye Hospital is available through the Central Clinical School. These electives are offered to medical students from the Sydney Medical School as well as from other Australian and international universities.
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To find out more contact Christa Boehm, Education Support Officer (Electives) at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have been delivering innovative postgraduate distance learning courses since 2003. Our experience and expertise in designing online courses for busy medical professionals has made us leaders in the field of ophthalmology education.
Research students in the discipline are hosted at the Save Sight Institute where they undertake supervised research, the major component of which is a research project leading to the production a thesis. You can undertake a:
To learn more about research opportunities in the Faculty of Medicine and Health visit our postgraduate research page.
The discipline offers short courses and professional development opportunities through the Sydney Medical School. It is possible to take almost any unit of study as a non-award student.
Learn more about our upcoming short courses.
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Research for the Discipline of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health takes place at the Save Sight Institute and covers the study all major parts of the eye across laboratory research, clinical trials, implementation and ongoing patient monitoring.
Areas of interest include:
Learn more about our research on the Save Sight Institute website.
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