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Henry Ford OptimEyes Residency

Type: Primary Care Optometry

Area of Emphasis: Ocular Disease, Cornea and Contact Lenses

Number of Positions: 1

Location: Henry Ford OptimEyes West Bloomfield, MI

Mission: This primary care residency program seeks to fulfill its mission by providing clinically focused post-graduate education in a multi-disciplinary environment with emphasis on ocular disease and specialty contact lens fitting.  Extensive interaction with attending optometrists and externs facilitates a truly unique learning experience, as well as an opportunity to interact with other members of the health care delivery team.  Direct optometric patient care is combined with clinical supervision of fourth professional year Michigan College of Optometry externs to complete the resident's optometric clinical education. The primary goal of this program is to improve the resident's proficiency and clinical competency in diagnosis, treatment and management of patients. This residency’s patient population is diverse with a large variety of medical and ocular pathology and specialty contact lens fittings. Upon completion of this program, the resident will be prepared to pursue professional opportunities such as academia or develop and operate a full-scope optometric clinic.

Residency Supervisor:

Brian Schmidt, OD
Henry Ford OptimEyes West Bloomfield
7230 Orchard Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
248.661.5100 - telephone  
[email protected]

Program Information

Program Information

The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, 243 N Lindberg Blvd. St. Louis, MO.