A comparison of ophthalmic education in China and America

Ziyuan Liu, Mugen Liu, Robert Chang, Ping Huang, Chun Zhang

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Training qualified ophthalmic professional is crucial for any eye care system worldwide. Education of modern western Ophthalmology in China started late but develops rapidly. This review focused on ophthalmic education in China and US, describing details of the programs and analyzing the differences. This summary may provide useful information for practitioners of medical education from both countries and help improve the present training designs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number35
JournalAnnals of Eye Science
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2017


  • Continuing medical education (CME)
  • Ophthalmic education
  • Standardized ophthalmology residency training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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