PROGRAM PROFILE

University of Saskatchewan - Ophthalmology - Saskatoon

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Program Director

Dr. Nigel Rawlings

CONTACT

Head, Ophthalmology

Dr. Paul Murphy

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Abundant hands on surgical experience (partial cataracts 600+, complete cataracts 450+, muscle surgeries 100+, trabeculectomies 40+)

  • funding and opportunities for research (veterinary ophthalmology, Synchrotron)

  • Eyesi Surgical Simulator (cataract modules, vitrectomy modules)

  • well stocked wet lab

  • small program with a very close knit group of residents and staff

  • funding to attend review courses, conferences etc (TORIC, Lancaster/Stanford, Wills, COS, AAO etc)

  • protected time for academic half day

  • weekly grand rounds

  • scheduled half day a week of research time


GENERAL INFORMATION
  • population of Saskatoon 325, 000

  • centre of excellence in research innovation (Innovation Place, Synchrotron, VIDO)

  • high density of restaurants

  • microbreweries, farm to table restaurants, Farmer’s markets

  • theatre, festivals, concerts, art museums, numerous lakes (great fishing and camping)

  • affordable living (rent, real estate)

  • international airport


FAQ

Program information to come.


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