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Residency and Graduate Programs

Residency Day 2017

Residency Programs Brochure

Residency programs prepare graduates for careers in clinical practice and clinical education. Programs begin in July, pay monthly stipends, and award Certificates of Completion. Residency programs available are:

-College of Optometry Residency Programs

  1. Pediatric Optometry / Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation
  2. Cornea and Contact Lenses

-Affiliated Residency Programs

  1. Pediatric Optometry at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics - Kansas City
  2. Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation at the Kansas City VA Medical Center
  3. Primary Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation at the Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center
  4. Primary Care at the St. Louis VA Medical Center
  5. Primary Care at Marion VA Medical Center

If you have any questions about any of our residency programs please contact Julie Dekinder, O.D., Director of Residency Programs.

Residency Brochure
Optometry Residency Match (ORMatch)
Optometric Education Graduate Programs
Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO)
Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE)