New posts in OphthoQuestions Thu, 18 Jul 2024 04:55:03 GMT Cataract or Waterfall: The Etymology of Words in Ophthalmology In this post, we explore the etymology of terms in ophthalmology!<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Wed, 06 Sep 2023 06:56:51 GMT Ophthalmology Job Search, Part 3: Contract Negotiation Formal medical training may not equip you with the tools necessary to navigate the job market. The 3rd and final post of this series will focus on the contract negotiation process.<br/><p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Mon, 13 Mar 2023 05:19:25 GMT Ophthalmology Job Search, Part 2: The Interview Process Formal medical training may not equip you with the tools necessary to navigate the job market. Part 2 of 3 of this series will focus on strategies for communicating with practices and the interview process.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Fri, 24 Feb 2023 21:28:56 GMT Ophthalmology Job Search, Part 1: Opportunities &amp; How to Find Them Formal medical training may not equip you with the tools necessary to navigate the job market. Part 1 of 3 of this series will focus on the types of jobs available to ophthalmologists and how to locate these opportunities.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Fri, 10 Feb 2023 23:32:29 GMT How a Busy Parent and Surgeon Prepared for the ABO WQE David Felsted, DO shows you how to prepare and successfully pass the WQE even as a father of 4 and extremely busy surgeon<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sat, 18 Dec 2021 19:51:35 GMT My Top 10 Virtual Interview Tips (for Fellowship or Residency) Ethan Sobol, MD details valuable pearls that he used when interviewing virtually for Retina fellowship in the era of COVID19.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 15 Aug 2021 21:49:16 GMT Tips on Succeeding on the ICO Clinical Exam In this post, Agustina Adaniya, MD gives her pearls on successfully navigating the ICO Clinical Exam<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Wed, 23 Jun 2021 10:47:21 GMT Working as a Physician Employee in Private Equity An anterior segment surgeon recounts his experience working as an associate at a private equity owned practice.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Wed, 19 Aug 2020 09:13:23 GMT Top of the Leaderboard for 2019-20 -- Donovan Reed, MD Donovan S. Reed, MD, Capt, USAF, MC is the top performer on OphthoQuestions for the 2019-20 academic year. He gives advice on how you might replicate his performance on your board exams this upcoming year.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Thu, 11 Jun 2020 09:39:03 GMT My Experience Selling To Private Equity (Part 1 -- the Good) During this Part 1 of 2 series, a ghost writer talks about why he sold his Ophthalmology practice to private equity and why you might want to as well.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 07 Jun 2020 02:36:23 GMT 2020 – The Year of the Ophthalmologist (and Coronavirus) Coleen Palileo, MD muses about the special significance of the Year 2020 for Ophthalmologists and how COVID19 changed everything.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Fri, 22 May 2020 07:39:15 GMT How COVID19 Has Affected My Training Experience Our 3rd place winner is Danielle Sarlo, DO who is a 3rd year Ophthalmology resident in Michigan. She recounts her experiences managing COVID19 ICU patients.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 17 May 2020 08:51:46 GMT Look me in the eyes (A COVID19 Reflection) This is our 2nd place winner of our first ever essay writing contest! Dr. Ethan Sobol recounts his experience as a 2nd year Ophthalmology resident in NYC.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sat, 16 May 2020 21:37:59 GMT Musings in the Time of COVID19 Rupak Bhuyan, MD is the winner of our first ever essay-writing contest! Dr. Bhuyan reflects about his personal experiences as a 1st-year Ophthalmology resident in New York City during the COVID19 pandemic.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sat, 16 May 2020 10:26:32 GMT A Guide to Private Disability Income Insurance for Ophthalmologists In this great post, Michael Relvas CFP® details what you should be thinking about when choosing a disability insurance policy.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 10 Nov 2019 00:37:31 GMT How Much Will I Earn Throughout My Career? In this guest post, the financial guru / eye docs over at &quot;Solo Building Blogs&quot; provide some interesting info about how much you might accumulate during your career as an Ophthalmologist.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 20 Oct 2019 08:33:14 GMT How I Dominated the OKAPs and the WQE (and also OQ)! Ryan Wise, M.D. shares his study tips on how to completely dominate the OKAPs and the ABO's Written Qualifying Exam. He turned out the #1 performance among all those using OphthoQuestions during 2018-19!<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Mon, 08 Apr 2019 08:29:19 GMT My Recommendations on Passing the Oral Boards A candidate, who passed the October 2018 ABO Oral Exam, gives her high-yield advice on succeeding on this test.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:17:07 GMT I Failed My Oral Boards (And How I Recovered) A guest writer shares his experience with failing the oral boards during his first go-around and how he passed it.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sat, 03 Nov 2018 21:54:44 GMT Top Mistakes and Red Flags When Considering a Job in Ophthalmology &quot;Morpheus&quot; relays his experience in a poor employment situation and how to avoid making that same mistake when searching for your job.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 13 May 2018 03:00:14 GMT Why I Chose a Career in Ophthalmology with Kaiser Permanente Elizabeth Pinney, MD discusses why pursuing a career with Kaiser Permanente was the right fit for her.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Mon, 29 Jan 2018 15:23:08 GMT Why I Left Kaiser (and Why You Might Want To) One of our colleagues explains why leaving Kaiser Permanente was the right career move for her.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 08:54:00 GMT What You Should Do With Your First $50,000 Ophthalmology solo practice guru, Dr. Howie Chen, gives you his financial expertise about what you should do with your initial savings.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Wed, 06 Dec 2017 10:31:46 GMT Top Things I Wish Residency Taught Me Our guest, &quot;Morpheus&quot;, relays some practical information that he wishes he learned much, much earlier.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Fri, 24 Nov 2017 12:53:58 GMT Considerations in Pursuing a Pediatrics Fellowship Charlotte Gore, M.D. gives the in's and out's of what sparked her interest in Pediatric Ophthalmology and gives pearls on finding the best-fit Peds fellowship<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 17 Apr 2016 11:24:29 GMT Considerations in Pursuing Retina Fellowship This post is written by vitreoretinal specialist, Adam Gerstenblith, and highlights various factors that should be considered by candidates pursuing a career in Retina.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 03:21:24 GMT 10 Step Guide to the FRCOphth Part 2 Written Exam Dr. Mohammed Ziaei, winner of the &quot;Brian Harcourt&quot; and &quot;Elizabeth Hunt&quot; medals, gives his pearls on how to pass the FRCOphth Part 2 exam<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:55:29 GMT Tips and Considerations for Applying to Oculoplastics Interested in oculoplastics? Get the scoop on this competitive specialty from someone (Sarah Jacobs M.D.) who just recently went through the fellowship match process.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:27:33 GMT Considerations in Pursuing Glaucoma Fellowship This post is written by glaucoma specialist, Arsham Sheybani MD, who highlights various factors that should be considered by candidates pursuing a career in glaucoma.<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 00:07:23 GMT Interested in a Neuro-op Career… “Are You Crazy?&quot; Have you thought about a career in Neuro-Ophthalmology? Then you need to read this article!<p><a href="">Continue reading</a></p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 10:27:49 GMT