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OPHT 398A. Elective in Ophthalmology (SUMC, PAVAMC, SCVMC)

Open to Visitors

Courses      Clerkships

Provides an opportunity for a student in the clinical years to have an individualized clinical experience in Ophthalmology. The quality and duration of the elective will be decided by both the student and a faculty preceptor in the Department of Ophthalmology. Please note: Students cannot add 398A clerkships directly to their fishbowl schedules through the regular shuffles. Please contact Caroline Cheang in the Office of Medical Student Affairs at or 650-498-7619 with the faculty preceptor’s name and email address to add this clerkship.

Ophthalmology 300A or comparable; consent of Faculty Clinical Clerkship Coordinator and approval by Advisor.

Periods Available

Reporting Instructions:
Where: TBA (designated faculty preceptor); Time: TBA

Units 1 to 12       Drop Code T       Call Code 2 (varies according to preceptor)

Ira Schachar, M.D. (

Other Faculty

TBA. For now please email Ira Schachar with questions at:


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