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Residency in Ocular Disease

Basic Information

Category Title: Ocular Disease
Program Area of Emphasis: Ocular Disease, Refractive and Ocular Surgery
Program Site: Baltimore OMNI, MD
Program Location: Private Clinic
Program Address: Omni Eye Specialists
2925 Lord Baltimore Dr. Ste. 300
Baltimore, Maryland 21244
Phone Number: 410-277-3937
Fax Number: 410-281-9388
Affiliation: Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
Director of Residency Education:

Shital Mani, O.D., F.A.A.O.

PCO/Salus University

Program Application Deadline: February 15
Program URL:

Program Description

Date Program Established: 06/1985
Accreditation Status: Accredited

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Combined Residency/Graduate Program: No
Program Mission Statement:

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Program Description:

The program stresses advanced diagnostic and management skills in all areas of ocular disease. The patient population is referred primarily by local optometrists for secondary and tertiary care. The resident works closely with the optometric and medical staff, as well as optometric externs.

Program Length: 53-56 weeks
Number of Positions Available in Program: one
Program Starting Date: First week of July
Typical Weekly Hours and After-Hours Responsibilities:
Requirements for Completion:
Program Salary/Stipend: 13-month residency: 37,916
Program Benefits and Liability Coverage: Health Coverage

Professional Liability Insurance


Paid Sick Leave

Completion Certificate: Yes
VA Hospital Affiliation: No

Key Contacts

Program Coordinator, Coordinator Title: Jazzmon Sherman, Staff Optometrist
Telephone: 410-277-3937
E-mail Address:
Program Co-Coordinator, Co-Coordinator Title:
E-mail Address:

Application Information

Application Materials and Procedures:

Please contact: Jazzmon Sherman, OD. Omni Eye Specialists 2925 Lord Baltimore Dr. Ste. 300 Baltimore, MD 21244 410-277-3937

Selection Procedure and Admission Criteria:

1) Prior to matriculation, the applicant must have received O.D. Degree from a school or college of optometry accredited by ACOE; 2) Letter of intent; 3) Curriculum Vitae, 4) Copy of National Board Scores


 **Note: PCO/Salus acknowledges that there may be delays in national board score results due to Covid-19. As such, please contact the residency program coordinator (Dr. Jazzmon Sherman) to determine application criteria/interview process**

Program Application Deadline: February 15

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