Shailesh Gupta, MD, MBA
Fritzna Alincy, M.Ed
Welcome from the Program Director
Welcome to the Ophthalmology Residency Program at Broward Health! The Broward Health Ophthalmology Residency Program is a newly-ACGME accredited, 4-year ophthalmology surgical training program, that includes an integrated internship year that combines clinical training, academic activities, and research opportunities. Successful graduates are eligible for certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology.
We congratulate all applicants on entering an exciting phase of the physicians’ journey. We are thrilled that you are considering our program as a potential institution to continue your clinical training. The decision on where to train in ophthalmology will be one of the most important decisions of your career. You have worked hard, and the next four years will become the foundation for the way you approach and practice ophthalmology.
Shailesh Gupta, MD, MBA
Program Director, Ophthalmology Residency
About the Program
The Ophthalmology Residency Program at Broward Health North is a four-year integrated training program designed to train outstanding Community Ophthalmologists. The program is in Broward and South Palm Beach Counties in South Florida with rotations involving a Level 1 and Level 2 trauma center, as well as nearby outpatient clinics and surgery centers. Our program resides in a growing and vibrant metropolitan area with a diverse patient population and workforce.
- A tailored transitional year focused on providing educational experiences that will prepare residents for their transition to ophthalmology training, including three months of Ophthalmology exposure.
- A well-rounded clinical experience with clinical rotations imbedded in local established and successful general ophthalmology and subspecialty practices.
- A comprehensive academic program that combines an internal teaching schedule with the programs of multiple institutions including research exposure and mentorship.
- Exposure to a variety of acute care clinical and surgical experiences involving a Level 1 and a Level 2 trauma center.
- Resident focused clinics with appropriate supervision for a meaningful educational experience in Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Transitional year (PG1) rotations will include experiences in internal medicine (inpatient, intensive care unit, endocrinology, and infectious disease), emergency medicine, neurology, radiology, and various surgical subspecialties (otolaryngology, dermatology, oral and maxillofacial). Three months of dedicated ophthalmology experience will be included during the transitional year. Residents will gain diverse training and experiences in ophthalmology from a variety of settings from experts in both comprehensive and subspecialty areas.
The Broward Health Ophthalmology Program aims to educate physicians with the knowledge to excel in the practice of clinical ophthalmology and the skills to excel in the performance of ophthalmic surgery. We provide clinical training in diverse patient populations across multiple hospitals and clinical settings. The program focuses on enabling residents to become well-rounded physicians and master quality and efficient patient care.
We welcome you to visit our program and experience our training.
We appreciate your interest in our program.