SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Department of Ophthalmology
Experts in Eye Care • Pioneers in Research • Leaders in Academics
We are experts in eye care.
The Ophthalmology clinical practice now provides every scope of state-of-the-art care within ophthalmology, holding enormous promise for making eye care more available to the Brooklyn community.
We are pioneers in research.
Known for excellence in clinical research we have always been deeply committed to the study of various eye diseases, integrating ophthalmology residents and medical students into laboratory work.
We are leaders in academics.
The Department of Ophthalmology has a well-established history of accomplishment as an educator of physicians in one of the largest residency training programs in the United States. Residents benefit from the wisdom of a large, diverse, expert faculty with a deep commitment to teaching, and one of the largest patient bases nationally.
Empire Innovation Program
Two Tenure track positions in the Department of Ophthalmology for mid level faculty are available.
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Vision Science Seminar Series
Innate Immunity in Microbial Keratitis – Lessons from Infected Patients and Animal Models
April 24, 2014
Eric Pearlman, PhD
Silvia Page – William J. Reinhart, MD
Professor and Director of Research
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Case Western Reserve University
Lecture Series Brochures
Meetings & Symposiums
Research Committee – 2013
Research committee meets every third Thursday.
Location: Troutman Library
Time: 3:00-4:00 PM
ASCRS Annual Meeting:
April 25-29, 2014
ARVO Research Meeting:
May 4-8, 2014
42th Annual Alumni Scientific Symposium:
June 12, 2014
SUNY Downstate Medical Center Alumni Auditorium followed by resident graduation ceremony.
AAO Annual Meeting 2014:
October 18-21, 2014
2015 Current Concepts of Ophthalmology:
January 9-11, 2015
Revel, Atlantic City, NJ. For complete information visit us at www.eyecurrentconcepts.org