Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation (EyeCare Associates)

Main Address
EyeCare Associates, PC
2600 Post Road
Southport, CT 06890

Residency Supervisor
Randy L. Schulman, MS, OD, FCOVD
Phone: (203) 394-2722
Fax: (203) 840-1980
Email: drrandyschulman@gmail.com

Description of Program
Our residency program seeks individuals interested in advanced competency in the areas of vision therapy and rehabilitation with the goal of expanding awareness and accessibility of such care in a private practice setting. Our residents will become proficient in the areas of behavioral and pediatric optometric care; vision enhancement and sports vision; and gain experience with patients of all ages including contact lens, ocular disease and integrative optometric care encounters.

Program Length

12 months

Start Date

July 1

Positions

1

Compensation

$36,000.00

Hours Per Week

40 hours/week
(Plus On-call: Once Monthly)

Accreditation

Pending Accreditation by ACOE

Application Deadline

March 1

Liability Insurance

Liberty Mutual

Licensure Needed

CT

ORMS Matching Service

Yes

Professional Liability Insurance

Residents are covered by the malpractice insurance provided through the residency site.

Educational Opportunities
Participation in workshops, inservices, conferences and grand round sessions with team doctors, optometry school externs and vision therapists.

Research/Scholarly Responsibilities
Participation in research in vision and learning, concussions and functional visual fields and review one book or write an article with the supervisor.

Benefits
To experience advanced competence in the areas of vision therapy and rehabilitation in a private practice setting. To gain proficiency in the areas of behavioral and pediatric optometric care; vision enhancement and sports vision; and integrative optometric care with patient encounters of all ages including primary care, contact lens and ocular disease.

Mission Statement
To expand awareness, accessibility and advanced competency in the areas of vision therapy and rehabilitation in a private practice setting. To offer proficiency in the areas of behavioral and pediatric optometric care; vision enhancement and sports vision; with patient encounters including contact lens, ocular disease and integrative optometric care through a residency program.

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