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


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.

2023-24 Ophthalmology Residency Match FAQs

Ophthalmology Match Letters of Recommendation FAQ

2023-2024 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.

2023-2024 Ophthalmology Residency Match Timeline


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

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

Webinar Handout

Webinar slides