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by name
Afshari, Natalie A. Brown, Stuart I. Camp, Andrew Chao, Daniel L. Ferrara, Napoleone Ferreyra, Henry A. Freeman, William R. Goldbaum, Michael H. Granet, David B. Haw, Weldon W. Heichel, Chris W. Kikkawa, Don O. Korn, Bobby S. Lee, Jeffrey E. Lin, Jonathan H. Nguyen, Thao P. Nudleman, Eric Robbins, Shira L. Savino, Peter J. Slight, Rigby Weinreb, Robert N. Welsbie, Derek S. Zhang, Kang
by specialty
Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cornea & Refractive Surgery Glaucoma Neuro-Ophthalmology Ophthalmic Genetics Ophthalmic Pathology Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Optometry & Low Vision Pediatric Ophthalmology & Eye Alignment Disorders Refractive Surgery / LASIK Retina & Vitreous Thyroid Eye Clinic
by condition
AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) Cataracts Corneal Conditions Cosmetic Surgery Diabetic Retinopathy Eye Movement Disorders Glaucoma Hereditary (Genetic) Disorders Low Vision Neuro-Ophthalmic Conditions Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Pediatric Conditions Refractive Errors Retinal Diseases Strabismus (Strabimus) Thyroid Eye Disease

Medical Students

Welcome to the Shiley Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology at UCSD! As Director of Medical Student Education, my goal is to ensure that all UCSD medical students get exposure to ophthalmology and learn core skills in the eye exam.  In addition, our department wishes to inspire and mentor medical students interested in pursuing ophthalmology as a career. Our faculty consists of world-class leaders in ophthalmology who are dedicated to medical student education 

I welcome you to explore our website to learn more about opportunities for medical students here.


Why Ophthalmology?
Ophthalmology Opportunities for Medical Students at UCSD
Clinical Rotations
UCSD Medical Student Alumni in Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology Interest Group

Sincerely,

Daniel L. Chao, M.D., Ph.D
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology,
Vitreoretinal Service Director of Medical Student Education,
Shiley Eye Institute

Susan Long
Ophthalmology Medical Student Coordinator

Contact

Please contact Daniel Chao, M.D., Ph.D by email for more information.

Ranking

UCSD Ranked 14th Best World University

More Questions?

Contact us for any remaining questions about residency at Shiley Eye Institute.

Research

The Shiley Eye Institute is a full-service facility offering everything from basic eye exams to the most advanced diagnostic tests and sophisticated surgery from world-renowned physicians and staff.
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Directions

9415 Campus Point Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0946

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