How to Apply

Eligible applicants for the Ophthalmology Residency Program must apply through the Central Application Service of the San Francisco Match Program for Ophthalmology (SF Match), sponsored by the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology.  Applications are reviewed by members of the faculty and the Residency Program Director.  Interviews are then offered to outstanding candidates.  Prospective residents are evaluated based on their preparedness, ability, aptitude, academic credentials, communication skills, and personal qualities such as motivation and integrity.  The Ophthalmology Residency Program of the Penn State Hershey Eye Center does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Applicants must also apply for a PGY1 preliminary spot in Internal Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, etc. through the National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) in addition to their application for a PGY2 Ophthalmology residency position through the San Francisco Match Program.