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October 22, 2019

UW eye care program named among nation's best for clinical care

Madison, Wis. — The department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is ranked 12th nationally in the "Best Clinical Care" category by the Ophthalmology Times in its annual Best Programs Survey.

This is the first time UW has made the rankings. Ophthalmology Times is the leading multimedia platform dedicated to ophthalmologists.  Their annual Best Program Survey seeks to distinguish excellence across the nation's top ophthalmology programs.  This is a peer survey which includes four categories: Best Overall Program, Best Research Program, Best Residency Program, Best Clinical Program. Each category listed the top 12 programs in the country.

"We are honored to make such a prestigious list. To join the ranks of elite programs across the country is a clear signal that our committed, expert people are our strength," said Dr. Terri Young, department chair. "We are dedicated to providing compassionate patient care, delivering strong educational training programs, and conducting leading vision-related research."

To view the complete list of programs for each category, click here.