Residency Program Supervisor
Beth T. Kinoshita, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Length of Program
Number of Positions
One (1) residency position available each year.
Periodically adjusted. Please contact residency
supervisor for current salary information.
Expected range of hours of attendance in a typical
week of activities is 40-60 hours.
Residents earn ten days paid annual leave and ten
days paid sick leave per year.
Professional Liability Protection
Provided by Pacific University.
Health Insurance Benefits
Health and dental insurance is provided through
Certificate of Completion
Once all published requirements for completion
have been met, the resident will be presented with
a Certificate of Completion.
1. Provide opportunities for in-depth clinical
experience specializing in contact lenses and
anterior segment condition.
2. Encourage the resident to develop as a
specialist by serving as a consulting/attending
doctor for optometry interns.
3. Offer experience in didactic and laboratory
contact lens education.
4. Encourage the resident’s pursuit of scholarly
5. Stimulate a commitment to service in the
The resident is provided the opportunity to work
in a variety of clinical settings with a large number
of diverse patient encounters as well as exposure to
a variety of clinical conditions within contact lens
practice and anterior segment pathology.
Teaching & Lecturing
The resident serves as a co-instructor for second
and third year contact lens laboratory sessions
during the spring and summer terms. Lecture
experience is provided at the annual Northwest
Optometric Residents' Conference where the
resident presents an original lecture, case, or
summary of research.
The resident is required to complete a research
paper, literature review or case report of publishable
quality by the end of the residency program an