Are you ready to apply for residency? It is a process that requires preparation and showing off your skills and what makes you the right choice for the program. If you are in the LGBTQ+ community, you may be worried about how your identity may influence a decision from the committees that are reviewing applications. Thanks to those who have gone before you with this looming overhead, you can learn from their experiences and access their collective wisdom through the LGBTQ+ Community Medical Student Handbook: A Survival Guide for Applying to Ophthalmology Residency. Download PDF
To make your experience easier, the handbook covers:
- Choosing Ophthalmology
- The SF Match Application
- The Match
- Finding Community in Residency
Although this is a comprehensive guide to the experiences they have faced, it is not all-encompassing, and you may find yourself in a unique situation. We would be happy to offer advice on any questions or concerns you may have. You can trust that we are here to support and advocate for your success! Reach out to us if you have any topics that you would like us to cover, or to help get you answers!