Wilmer Eye Institute Residency

Developing the Next Visionary Leaders

The Wilmer Ophthalmology Residency Program's mission is to train the future academic leaders in ophthalmology. Graduates will demonstrate the ability to provide the highest quality of patient-centered care, educate future physicians-in-training, and conduct innovative research that will improve the lives of patients.

Why Apply to Wilmer's Residency Program?

As a Wilmer resident, you will be mentored by a dedicated faculty of over 100 experts. Our program consistently ranks among the top in the nation by Ophthalmology Times and U.S. News and World Report. Learn more below about the pillars of the program:
  • Culture

    An environment that fosters learning and personal bonds that last a lifetime.

    Wilmer residents having dinner
  • Leadership

    Mentorship from internationally recognized and award-winning faculty.

    Dr. Scott and Dr. Hall
  • Training

    Hands-on training at exceptional Johns Hopkins facilities with access to a robust and diverse patient population.

    Clinical training with a patient
  • Research

    A commitment to research opportunities as the number one ophthalmic program in NIH grant funding.

    research conducted at Wilmer's OPHset

Johns Hopkins Physicians Stand With The Black Community

The Wilmer Eye Institute joins the Hopkins community to stand in solidarity with the Black community against systemic inequity and police brutality. We encourage other institutions to take a stand as well.

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