The inaugural Ophthalmic Technician Program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is currently recruiting students for fall 2020 and will be seeking accreditation. The program will be housed at Vanderbilt Eye Institute and will combine classroom instruction with clinical rotations at all Vanderbilt Eye Institute locations. This 72-week program begins mid-September 2020 with graduation mid-March 2022. Students will receive a certificate upon graduation.
The Vanderbilt Eye Institute is a comprehensive clinical and research facility, committed to finding the best treatments for eye diseases and vision problems. The full-time faculty of physicians work collaboratively with staff scientists to conduct cutting-edge research that results in the most advanced patient care. Vanderbilt Eye Institute is part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which ranks among the premier health care facilities in the United States. VUMC serves approximately 4.5 million people and is a major patient referral center for the Mid-South region, a center that satisfied patients keep returning to again and again.