Residency Program

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As a result of the New Jersey Medical and Health Sciences Education Restructuring Act,

Signed into law by Governor Christie on August 22, 2012,

and taking effect on July 1, 2013, Rutgers has a new structure.

Rutgers now has 33 schools and colleges, hundreds of research centers and institutes,

and dozens of Clinical Care units.

Rutgers Ophthalmology

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Albert S. Khouri (left) instructs two Ophthalmology Residents.

The Ophthalmology Program at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School is dedicated to

teaching current and future providers of eye care, and developing cures for blindness.

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The Residency Program in Ophthalmology lasts 36 months and is conducted at 3 sites in northern New Jersey. The New Jersey Medical School, the parent institution, is located in Newark, NJ, and includes University Hospital (UNH) and its outpatient facility, the Doctors Office Center (DOC). Additionally, 2 affiliated hospitals—the Department of Veteran Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) in East Orange, NJ, and the Jersey City Medical Center (JCMC) in Jersey City, NJ—participate in this program. A total of 15 residents are admitted to the 3-year program, 5 residents in each year of training. The Residency Program Director is Albert Khouri, MD.


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