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VA N Indiana Health Care System Residency

Type: Ocular Disease

Number of Positions: 2

Location: VA N Indiana Health Care System, Fort Wayne, IN

Mission: The optometry residency at the VA Northern Indiana Health Care System will provide post doctorate clinical experiences resulting in advanced competency in the evaluation, treatment and management of a wide variety of ocular conditions, with a special emphasis on ocular disease.  The residency will equip the resident with the necessary tools for life-long learning, thereby enabling continued advanced level competency throughout his or her professional career.  Furthermore, the residency will highlight the trainee’s responsibility for future contributions to the profession of optometry.

 Residency Supervisor:

Aaron Case, OD, FAAO
VA N. Indiana Health Care System 
Eye Clinic 112B
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
[email protected]

 

Program Information

Health Professions Trainees (HPTs) are appointed as temporary employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs. As such, HPTs are subject to laws, policies, and guidelines posted for VA staff members. There are infrequent times in which this guidance can change during a training year which may create new requirements or responsibilities for HPTs. If employment requirements change during the course of a training year, HPTs will be notified of the change and impact as soon as possible and options provided. The VA Training Director for your profession will provide you with the information you need to understand the requirement and reasons for the requirement in a timely manner.

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