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Residency Ophthalmology, Academic


I am writing this letter to complement my application for a residency position in ophthalmology at XXXX. Since most of my personal details have been included in other portions of my application I will summarize some pertinent points and give a little more background into why I have chosen to pursu…

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Residency Ophthalmology, University Center


The visual system has fascinated me since I was a child. In junior high school and high school, I saw several eye surgeries done by a local ophthalmologist. In college, I studied retinal cell biology in the lab of XXXX, MD, PhD. In the MSTP program at the University of XXXX, I worked with XXXX, Ph…

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Residency Ophthalmology, Research


When I began medical school, I wasn't sure which field of medicine I would be most interested in pursuing. Now that I have explored the range of possibilities through preceptorships, research, personal and clinical experiences, I have discovered that ophthalmology contains all of the elements of m…

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Residency Ophthalmology, Australia

“Don’t worry, you’ll get it eventually,” Dr Smith assured me, as I struggled with the slit-lamp and became increasingly apologetic to the patient sitting behind it. “And once you get it, you’ll realize that there’s a whole new world at the back of the eye.” My interest in ophthalmology first beg…

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