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The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute was founded in 1925, as the nation's first university eye clinic. Internationally recognized faculty, outstanding clinical and research facilities, the resources of two major teaching hospitals, a large and varied patient population, and a superb group of students make Wilmer one of the premier ophthalmology training programs in the country. More than 100 Wilmer-trained ophthalmologists have gone on to become department chairs across the country and around the world. Whether they become clinician-educators, research scientists, business leaders in ophthalmology, or private practitioners, Wilmer provides a pathway for top minds in the field to succeed, thereby advancing the study, practice and teaching of ophthalmology.

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Clinical Training Programs
Learn why our educational programs produce worldwide leaders in the field of ophthalmology.

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Research Training Programs
The advanced training programs at Wilmer facilitate the career of clinician—scientists for the vision research community through multidisciplinary training programs.

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Ophthalmic Technician Training
We train the most highly-skilled and knowledgeable ophthalmic technicians who provide care for patients with a wide range of eye conditions.

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Continuing Medical Education
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Wilmer Honors World Sight Day by Supporting Resident Education

In honor of World Sight Day, Thurs., Oct. 12, an annual day of awareness to focus global attention on blindness and vision impairment, Wilmer is running a campaign to support resident education and holding events on that day. Learn more about our events.


News and Events

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Wilmer's 21st Annual Technician Course

This course will take place on Sat., Oct., 7, 2017, from 7:45a.m. - 4:00p.m. at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Presentations and discussions will be led by expert Wilmer faculty and guests from visiting institutions. Learn more.

Ocular Trauma: The Basics

This full-day event to explore and discuss the principles and cutting-edge techniques of eye trauma took place on Sat., July 29, from 8:00a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We were honored to have esteemed vitreoretinal specialist Ferenc Kuhn, M.D., Ph.D., as a special guest lecturer. 

76th Wilmer Residents Association Clinical Meeting: May 19, 2017

Faculty, residents, fellow and former trainees of the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute presented the most recent advances in clinical and laboratory research in ophthalmology. Ophthalmologists attending this meeting had the opportunity to learn and strengthen their surgical skills, hear and assess current clinical research on surgical techniques, instrumentation and outcomes, view and demonstrate state-of-the-art ophthalmic equipment and supplies, and improve practice management knowledge skills.


"Wilmer has a long tradition of training leaders in ophthalmology and we are fortunate to mentor and work with the best and brightest young minds in our field."

-Divya Srikumaran, M.D., Vice Chair of Education at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute and Medical Director, Wilmer Eye Institute - Odenton