Medical Student Resources

The following information is shared to assist medical students applying to ophthalmology. Additional resources are available through the SFMatch and American Academy of Ophthalmology websites.

Medical Students

Advice for the 2024-2025 Ophthalmology Residency Match Season Webinar - June 5 at 5-6:30 pm Pacific Time - Register Now

Ophthalmology Match Information & FAQs

The leaders of the AUPO Program Directors Council (PDC) and the Directors of Medical Student Educators Council (DMSEC), together with the San Francisco Match (SF Match) and the AUPO Board of Trustees, are pleased to provide learners and potential residency applicants with information and considerations for the ophthalmology match application process.

2024-25 Ophthalmology Residency Match FAQs

Applicant Preference Signaling FAQ 2024-2025

Ophthalmology Match Letters of Recommendation FAQ

2024-2025 Ophthalmology Match Timeline

We are pleased to share the current year's Ophthalmology Residency Match Timeline for Applicants. Details are also available on the SF Match website and in a helpful diagram format.

2024-2025 Ophthalmology Residency Match Timeline

Webinars - Next Webinar June 5, 2024 at 5:00 pm PDT

AUPO/AAO Webinar: Advice for the 2024-2025 Ophthalmology Residency Match Season - June 5 at 5-6:30 pm Pacific Time

In this 90-minute webinar with Q&A, department chairs, medical student and resident educators in ophthalmology shared guidance about applying for this year’s ophthalmology residency match. Presenters covered tips related to personal statements, rotations, letters of recommendation, interviews, assessing residency program fit, integrated internships, and new features of the match. Webinar recording will be available several weeks after the webinar on June 5.



AUPO/AAO Webinar: Advice for the 2023-24 Ophthalmology Residency Match Season

Webinar Recording

Webinar Handout

Webinar slides