2024-2025 BCSC Residency Sets
Available to order starting May 22.

Image of BCSC 2023-2024 Cover Section 7Equip residents with up-to-date clinical knowledge. The American Academy of Ophthalmology Basic and Clinical Science Course™ is annually vetted by 100+ ophthalmologists.

The BCSC® Residency Set includes all 13 sections of the BCSC, plus two essential surgical training textbooks: the new edition of Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery and Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery.

The 2024-2025 edition of the BCSC includes major revisions to:

Section 4: Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors

Section 10: Glaucoma

Section 11: Lens and Cataract

20242025 BCSC Print Residency Set: $1,670 member | $2,175 nonmember

To pay by check or purchase order, complete the fillable order form (PDF) and email it to customer_service@aao.org, with “BCSC Order Form” in the subject line. To pay by credit card, order online after May 22.

BCSC print books are expected to ship in early July; eBooks will be accessible in mid-June.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

BCSC Self-Assessment Program

Residents can efficiently pinpoint and fill knowledge gaps with the mobile-friendly BCSC Self-Assessment Program — the only resource tied directly to the Academy’s Basic and Clinical Science Course.

With this program, residents can:

• Maximize study time with 4,500+ (and growing) high-yield questions

• Use spaced repetition mode to enhance knowledge retention

• Answer questions at their own pace or simulate a timed exam

• Track performance changes over time

• Share their scores with faculty

BCSC Self-Assessment Program users earned higher scores on the 2021 OKAP® Exam than nonusers (P < 0.001 when compared to nonusers).

12-month subscription per user: $299 member | $429 nonmember

Bulk Discounts*
20% off for 2 to 15 users
30% off for 16 or more users


This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Practical Ophthalmology: A Manual for Beginning Residents

BCSC 2020-2021 Section 13 updated

Practical Ophthalmology helps residents gain confidence and clinical knowledge while becoming skilled practitioners.

This critical text includes:

• Stepwise instructions for 54 specific examination and testing techniques

• 240 photographs, diagrams, and tables

• 20+ videos and interactive activities, accessible to both eBook and print users

Eighth Edition, Print: $99 member | $155 nonmember

Available in print or eBook format.

*Discounts apply to a single order. Cumulative purchases made on multiple orders will not trigger a discount.

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