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Vision Rehabilitation (Brain Injury Rehabilitation) Residency

Basic Information

Category Title: Vision Rehabilitation
Program Area of Emphasis: Brain Injury Rehabilitation
Program Site: SUNY Optometry
Program Location: School or College of Optometry
Program Address: 33 W 42nd Street

New York, New York 10036
Phone Number: 212-938-5879
Fax Number:
Email: mhan@sunyopt.edu
Affiliation: State University of New York, College of Optometry
Director of Residency Education:

Diane T. Adamczyk, OD


Program Application Deadline: ORMatch Deadline
Program URL: https://sunyopt.edu/academics/programs/residency-programs/

Program Description

Date Program Established: 2004
Accreditation Status: Accredited

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Combined Residency/Graduate Program: No
Program Mission Statement:

The Residency in Vision Rehabilitation (Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation) provides advanced clinical training in the diagnosis, treatment and vision rehabilitation of patients with acquired brain injury (ABI) that result from trauma, cerebral vascular accident, tumor, aneurysm and postsurgical complications.


Program Description:

This 12-month program provides advanced clinical training in diagnosis, treatment and vision rehabilitation of patients with acquired brain injury (ABI). The resident will be involved in consultation, referral and interdisciplinary management of care with rehabilitation, medical and social service professionals. Emphasis is placed upon the interdisciplinary approach to diagnosing and managing patients with oculomotor as well as ocular health conditions relating to ABI.


Program Length: 1 year
Number of Positions Available in Program: 1
Program Starting Date: July 1st
Typical Weekly Hours and After-Hours Responsibilities:

40 hours (includes Saturday) Plus On-call: Approximately 4 weeks/year rotating with other residents. Currently, on-call consists of phone triage.


Requirements for Completion:

Requirements for Completion of Program: * Fulfillment of the academic obligation, which includes attendance to: Minor & Major Presentations, Didactic Program/Grand Rounds ("Friday Programs"), Core Didactic Curriculum * Present a minor (20 minute) and a major (50 minute) presentation * Publishable quality paper * Maintenance and completion of supervisor evaluation, patient logs, etc. * Meeting professional and clinical responsibilities * Fulfillment of terms of employment * Any program specific requirements, attendance, and satisfactory clinical and professional achievements


Program Salary/Stipend: $43,170.00
Program Benefits and Liability Coverage: Health Coverage

Professional Liability Insurance

Vacation

Paid Sick Leave

Travel Allowance

Other:
Completion Certificate: Yes
VA Hospital Affiliation: No

Key Contacts

Program Coordinator, Coordinator Title: M.H. Esther Han, Supervisor
Telephone: 212-938-5879
Fax:
E-mail Address: mhan@sunyopt.edu
Program Co-Coordinator, Co-Coordinator Title:
Telephone:
Fax:
E-mail Address:

Application Information

Application Materials and Procedures:

M.H. Esther Han, OD mhan@sunyopt.edu


Selection Procedure and Admission Criteria:

*OD degree from an accredited school of optometry *Successful completion of all parts of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry is preferred prior to the application deadline. *NY State Licensure (eligible for applicants)


Program Application Deadline: ORMatch Deadline

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