Registrar Office

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences (2015)

T500 Cornea and External Disease (Montefiore Medical Center)
Students will work alongside instructor in caring for patients with corneal and external eye diseases. A research component (library and laboratory) is required.  Prerequisite: Clinical Ophthalmology T502, T503, or equivalent.

David Gritz, MD
Modules: All, except 1B
Maximum: 3
Student should contact Ms. Margaret Kealy at 718-920-7646, for meeting time and location.

T502 Clinical Ophthalmology (Montefiore Medical Center)
Students participate in the daily activities of the Ophthalmology Clinic and attend the regularly scheduled conferences of the department. Students observe major and minor surgical procedures in the Moses, Wakefield, and Westchester Square operating rooms and minor procedure rooms. Students also participate in a case conference with the instructor and give a formal case presentation to the department. Students are welcome to get involved in ongoing research projects in the department if they are interested.

Jamie Rosenberg, MD
Modules: All, except 1B
Maximum: 6+ (Please contact the Registrar’s Office if course has reached its maximum enrollment) 
Students should contact Ms. Margaret Kealy at 718-920-7646,  for meeting time and location.


T503 Clinical Ophthalmology (Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center) 
**Approval Required Prior to Registration** 
The Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center fourth-year ophthalmology elective is a four-week elective designed to provide students broad exposure to both comprehensive and more specialized areas of ophthalmology. The 1650 Selwyn Ave (off Grand Concourse) Eye Clinic is staffed with experts in every ophthalmic subspecialty.  Known for providing a full range of eye care services to its community, results in an exposure for the medical student that is rich in pathology.  In addition to students considering a career in ophthalmology, this elective is highly recommended for those interested in pediatrics, medicine and its subspecialties, neurology, gerontology, and other areas of primary care. Students are required to attend all departmental conferences. At the end of the elective each medical student is required to give a presentation on a topic of interest. A text,

Basic Ophthalmology (American Academy of Ophthalmology), is loaned to each medical student during their elective. Opportunities for beginning research projects are available.

Pearl Rosenbaum, MD

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