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
201964373286%50%
201863423481%54%
201757342985%51%
201660323094%50%

Residency Locations

Our 2019 graduates have been placed in the following residency programs.

Placement Locations

Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Cleveland VA Medical Center, Cleveland, OH
Eye Institute of Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA
Illinois College of Optometry-IL Eye Institute, Chicago, Ill
Michael E. Debakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX
Omni Eye Services, NY/NJ, Iselin, NJ
San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center, Sepulveda, CA
SUNY, State College of Optometry, New York, NY
University Eye Center at Ketchum Health, Anaheim, CA
University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
University of Houston, Houston TX
VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Long Beach, CA
VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA
VA Portland Health Care System Salem, OR
VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System-Las Vegas, North La Vegas, NV
VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center, White City, OR