MD - Ophtalmology (OPTH)

MD - Ophtalmology (OPTH)

OPTH 4000  Ophthalmology  (4 Credit Hours)  

A four-week elective designed to give students an introduction to Ophthalmology in both outpatient clinics and surgical settings. Students will rotate among different subspecialties to gain exposure to a wide breadth of ophthalmologic pathologies. Subspecialties may include: Cornea & Anterior Segment, Glaucoma, Retina-Vitreous, Pediatric, Strabismus, Orbital & Lacrimal Diseases/Surgery, Oculoplastics & Periocular Eyelid Reconstructive Surgery, Orbital & Ocular Adnexal Oncology, and Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

OPTH 4020  Ophthalmology  (2 Credit Hours)  

A two-week elective designed to give students an introduction to Ophthalmology in both outpatient clinics and surgical settings. Students will rotate among different subspecialties to gain exposure to a wide breadth of ophthalmologic pathologies. Subspecialties may include: Cornea & Anterior Segment, Glaucoma, Retina-Vitreous, Pediatric, Strabismus, Orbital & Lacrimal Diseases/Surgery, Oculoplastics & Periocular Eyelid Reconstructive Surgery, Orbital & Ocular Adnexal Oncology, and Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery.

OPTH 4040  Ophthalmology Research  (4 Credit Hours)  

This course is an independent research elective for students in their clinical years: students must identify a faculty PI and negotiate content and deliverables with the faculty.

OPTH 4046  Ophthalmology Research  (6 Credit Hours)  

OPTH 5500  Clinical Preceptorship - Ophth  (1 Credit Hour)  

Preceptorships are available to T1 & T2 students who are interested in the specialty. Students must identify a physician to shadow. Students must have their preceptorship approved in advance by the Senior Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs.

OPTH 5501  Introduction To Ophthalmology  (1 Credit Hour)  

This course is designed to provide the student with an introduction to clinical ophthalmology and with knowledge of the relationships of ocular problems which physicians will encounter during their practice of medicine. The lectures will be conducted between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. on Fridays. Students are to attend at least one day of the 68th Annual Symposium: Updates in Glaucoma, Retina and Neuro-Ophthalmology, February 15-17, 2019, at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130. Students are also invited to attend any of the following Lectures and Grand Rounds as time allows:

OPTH 5540  Ophthalmology Research  (1 Credit Hour)  

5000-level research opportunities are available to T1 & T2 students who are interested in the specialty. Students must identify a faculty member with whom to conduct research. Students must have their research prospectus form approved in advance by the Senior Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs.

OPTH 9000  Ophthalmology Visiting Student  (4 Credit Hours)  

This rotation is available only to visiting MD students, from US schools of medicine, in the clinical phase of their training: Tulane SOM does not accept visiting students from international schools of medicine. Visiting MD students must apply through AAMC's VSAS system to be eligible to enroll; pre-clinical visiting MD students are not eligible.

OPTH 9020  Ophthalmology Visiting Student  (2 Credit Hours)  

This rotation is available only to visiting MD students, from US schools of medicine, in the clinical phase of their training: Tulane SOM does not accept visiting students from international schools of medicine. Visiting MD students must apply through AAMC's VSAS system to be eligible to enroll; pre-clinical visiting MD students are not eligible.