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5672 Yellow Brick Road l Anywhere, VA 24014 l (555) 555-0000 l firstname.lastname@example.org
ELF-MOTIVATED, HARD-WORKING, SKILLED OPTOMETRY STUDENT known for diligent work ethic, excellent patient
rapport, and attention to detail. Well-rounded with great attitude and easy to work with. Currently seeking a residency in
family practice optometry or primary eye care. Interested in pursuing a career in a private or group practice upon completion
of residency. Affiliated with the profession of optometry since 2003.
• Southern College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry
August 2007-April 2011
Overall GPA: 3.21
• University of Mississippi
BA Biology, minor in English
August 2003-May 2007
Overall GPA: 3.53
INSTITUTIONAL EXTERNSHIP, [1/10 - 4/10]
Salem VA Medical Center, Salem, Virginia
Gained valuable insight on the treatment and management of ocular disease. Increased knowledge in diagnosing and treating ocular
disease and performed medical office visits as well as annual eye examinations.
YEAR ROTATIONS, [8/07 - 5/08 & 8/08 - 12/08]
The Eye Center, Memphis, Tennessee
Participated in patient care and received supervised instruction in a variety of clinical settings:
-Adult Primary Care- Performed annual well vision and
ocular health examinations, wrote spectacle
prescriptions, managed and treated ocular
manifestations of systemic disease, provided proper
referrals when necessary.
-Pediatric Primary Care- Performed eye examinations on
children age 0-12 years using a variety of pediatric
equipment, examined infants less than 1 year through
the InfantSEE program, participated in community
-Advanced Care Ocular Disease- Provided treatment and
management of glaucoma, macular degeneration,
diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, dry eye,
ocular trauma, and post-op cataract patients.
-Contact Lens- Fit soft spherical, toric, and multifocal
contact lenses, as well as rigid gas permeable lenses.
-Vision Therapy- Carried out in-office vision therapy sessions,
performed perceptual and functional evaluations, assessed
patients with amblyopia and strabismus, wrote letters
regarding evaluations when appropriate.
-Low Vision and Rehabilitation Services- Performed trial frame
refractions, assisted patients in low vision device selection
and training, including the MaxTV, hand held magnifiers,
talking watches, make-up mirrors, CCTVs, and bioptic
telescopes. Also provided appropriate referrals, such as to
Clovernook and the Tennessee Library for the Blind.
-Technology- Worked with OCT, GDX, HRT-II, fundus
photography, anterior segment camera, A&B scans via
ultrasound, pachymetry, and Humphrey visual field.
-Optical- Assisted patients in frame and lens selection,
repaired and adjusted frames, verified new spectacles prior
to their dispensing.
PRIVATE PRACTICE EXTERNSHIP, [5/08-8/08]
Village Eyes Optometry, Los Angeles, California
Saw a variety of contact lens patients, including soft spheres and torics, rigid gas permeables, and monovision. Assisted in managing
specialty contact lens fits, including multifocals, SynergEyes, orthokeratology, semi-scleral lenses, and bitorics. Also performed
annual eye examinations.