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Berkeley Optometry has an excellent track record for residency placements.  As the table below indicates, a comparison of successful placements versus the total number of applicants has been impressive.

What is a Residency?

One-year post-graduate mentored residency programs provide advanced clinical education in specialty areas of optometry at an institutional or hospital-based setting. These programs prepare optometrists for lifelong leadership and scholarship in patient care and education.

Residency Placement Success Rate

Graduating ClassTotal GraduatesApplicationsResidency PlacementsSuccess Rate% In Residencies
202262393795%60%
202164322681%41%
202068322888%41%
201964373286%50%
201863423481%54%

Residency Locations

Our 2022 graduates have been placed in the following residency programs.

Placement Locations

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
California Eye Specialists Medical Group, Inc.
Center for Vision Development Optometry, Inc.
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Hu Hu Kam Memorial Hospital
Illinois College of Optometry, IL Eye Institute
Kaiser Foundation Hospital, Santa Rosa
Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles
New England College of Optometry
Riverside-San Bernardino County Indian Health, Inc
San Francisco VA Medical Center
Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center
SUNY, State College of Optometry
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Francisco Medical Center
University Eye Center at Ketchum Health
University of Houston – University Eye Institute
University of the Incarnate Word, Rosenberg School of Optometry
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
VA Palo Alto Health Care System
VA Portland Health Care System
VA San Diego Health Care System
VA Sierra Nevada, Reno
VA Southern Oregon