Berkeley Optometry offers off campus residencies at several Veterans Administration (VA) sites.  While affiliated with Berkeley Optometry, these residencies are managed by VA staff.

Primary Care Optometry Residency

VA Fresno

Deana Lum, OD
http://www.fresno.va.gov
deana.lum2@va.gov

The mission of the affiliate hospital based Primary Eye Care Residency Program at Veteran Affairs Central California Health Care System (VACCHCS) Fresno is to provide post-doctoral optometrists a rich clinical learning experience through its diverse patient base in a multi-disciplinary setting.  This program will allow the resident to attain advanced clinical competencies and specialty skills to enhance the quality of eye, vision, and health care for the veteran population served by VACCHCS Fresno.

3 positions available

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Primary Eye Care and Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation

VA Palo Alto

David Yang, OD, FAAO
http://www.paloalto.va.gov/
David.Yang@va.gov

The mission of the Optometric Residency in Primary Eye Care/Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) is twofold:

1. To provide a mentored learning environment in which the resident develops increased proficiency in the delivery of eye, vision, and health care to the veteran population served by VAPAHCS.
2. To provide a mentored learning environment in which the resident attains advanced skills in the specialty of adult brain injury vision rehabilitation.

This mentored educational and clinical experience prepares the optometrist for lifelong scholarship in patient care, education, and optometric leadership.

1 position available

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Primary Eye Care and Low Vision Rehabilitation

VA Palo Alto

David Yang, OD, FAAO
http://www.paloalto.va.gov/
David.Yang@va.gov

The mission of the Optometric Residency in Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) is twofold:

1. To provide a mentored learning environment in which residents develop increased proficiency in the delivery of eye, vision, and health care to the veteran population served by VAPAHCS.
2. To provide a mentored learning environment in which residents attain advanced skills in the specialty of adult low vision rehabilitation.

This mentored educational and clinical experience prepares the optometrist for lifelong scholarship in patient care, education, and optometric leadership.

3 positions available

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Primary Care

VA Reno

Marla Plecha, OD, FAAO
http://www.reno.va.gov/
marla.plecha@va.gov

The mission of the residency program at VA Sierra Nevada Healthcare System is to provide residents with knowledge of diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular disease which enhances their proficiency and clinical competency in delivering quality eye care.  In addition, this program strives to enhance the quality of eye, vision, and health care for veterans.

2 positions available

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Primary Care

VA San Francisco

Andrew Mick, OD
http://www.sanfrancisco.va.gov/
andrew.mick@va.gov

The Optometry Residency Program at the San Francisco Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a one-year post-doctoral clinical training program designed to provide advanced competency in clinical skills and scholarly development for recent optometry graduates within the multi-disciplinary clinical setting of this medical center.

3 positions available

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