Western University - Ophthalmology - London
- In the five year duration of training, residents are provided up to 6 months of electives. These are usually taken in the form of community electives, subspecialty exposure or research electives.
- Ratio of residents to faculty is 6 — 8 core residents (PGY-2 to PGY-5) to 20 faculty.
- The ophthalmology program sees approximately 50,000 patients per year, approximately 40,000 of whom are seen "in house". We perform approximately 6,500 surgical procedures in operating rooms and approximately 2,200 surgical procedures in procedure rooms within the clinical facilities. Approximately 3,300 laser surgeries are performed clinically in the management of retinal disease and glaucoma. Our diagnostic and orthoptic facilities, which are unique in the region, see approximately 14,000 patients per year and provide testing reports to referring physicians throughout the region.
- There are no mandatory rural rotations.