Mission Statement:

The mission of the Ophthalmology and ENT Residency Program of the Eye and Ear University Hospital at the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik is to provide residents with the optimal training to become outstanding ophthalmologists of the highest quality while instilling the values of compassion, professionalism, advocacy and ethics.

To accomplish this, our program includes comprehensive didactic education, clinical teaching, broad surgical experience and clinical research opportunities.

Residency Program Objectives:

Through the continuous pursuit of excellence, the Ophthalmology and ENT Residency Programs of the Eye and Ear University Hospital should be recognized for the quality of ophthalmologists it produces. In order to achieve the objectives, residents must be fully committed to deliver the highest quality of medical and surgical care in order to assure that the mission of excellency of the Eye and Ear University Hospital is maintained. This will have a direct impact on the reputation and professional future of each resident who graduates from our program.

Statement of Values:

The Departments of Ophthalmology and ENT share in the hospital’s wide mission to deliver high quality of patient care by offering services for inpatients, outpatients and emergency patients. The Departments provide for the education and training of residents and medical students in Ophthalmology and ENT. Attaining these goals is achieved through the efforts of knowledgeable, well-trained and dedicated faculty and staff who possess an awareness of the hospital’s purpose and goals in providing the best possible care and service to the community, as well as a collegial and professional working relationship with all other departments.


The mission of the Ophthalmology and ENT training programs is to provide residents with comprehensive structured cognitive and clinical education that will enable them to become competent, proficient and professional ophthalmologists.

Educational program goals:

The goals of the Ophthalmology and ENT programs are to train residents to become proficient in the following core competencies:

  • Integration and application of acquired principles into the diagnosis and management of patients.
  • Medical knowledge: A thorough knowledge of the complex differential diagnoses and treatment options for the patient and the ability to integrate the applicable sciences with clinical experiences.
  • Patient Care: The ability to rapidly evaluate, initiate and provide treatment for patients with acute and chronic conditions in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills: Use of clear, sensitive and respectful communication with patients families and members of the health care team.
  • Professionalism: Adherence to principles of ethical conduct and integrity in dealing with patients, patients families and members of the health care team.