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Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Training Activities

Organized research training activities at the McKnight Vision Research Center include group meetings, a weekly lunch-time laboratory conference featuring research-in-progress presentations and educational lectures. A distinguished scientist seminar series and special seminars, workshops, and retreats involve Bascom Palmer faculty members as well as many invited guests from around the country and the globe.

All research trainees are also encouraged to participate in Bascom Palmer Eye Institute’s clinical training activities. This includes a daily morning lecture, weekly clinical subspecialty group meetings, the weekly clinical grand rounds and a visiting professor series. The yearly resident’s day activities include research project presentations by all clinical trainees, clinical research overviews by faculty, and an endowed lecture from a distinguished outside speaker.

The Continuing Medical Education (CME) department at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute sponsors a variety of post-graduate programs to meet the needs of ophthalmologists in the region and beyond. A number of these involve areas of interest to researchers.