Application Process

The optometry residency position is filled through the Optometry Residency Match system (ORMatch).  Interested applicants should apply through the ORMatch system at: www.natmatch.com/ormatch/

The deadline for application is January 31, 2020 for the next available position that will start July 1, 2020. Once the residency application through ORMatch is complete, additional supporting documents should be sent to the program director.  Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an on-site interview once their application is complete.

To be eligible for the residency, all applicants must obtain a Doctorate of Optometry degree from an institution accredited by the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education, pass all parts of national boards, and obtain a license to practice Optometry in the state of Kentucky prior to the July 1 start date of the new residency year.

All supporting documents should be sent to:

Kristen Piery, OD
Director of Optometric Education Program
UK Department of Ophthalmology
110 Conn Terrace, Ste. 550
Lexington, KY 40508-3206
kristen.piery@uky.edu
(859) 323-5867

The University of Kentucky Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected status.