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At the Memphis VA, we strive to create an educational environment where ideas are enthusiastically discussed. Thursday morning meetings and lunch-and-learns stimulate thought and generate intellectual growth. Case presentations, lectures, and poster preparation for regional and national meetings are also included.
Soon, you’ll be handling challenging patients on your own. While the training you receive in optometry school prepares you for entry-level practice, a residency takes you to an advanced-level.
Seeing difficult cases repeatedly during a residency builds confidence in both you and your future patients. The independence gained allows you to keep more patients in your office rather than turning them over as a referral, thus maximizing your clinical potential.