2022-2023 BCSC Residency Sets
Available to order starting May 18. BCSC eBooks will be accessible in mid-June.

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The American Academy of Ophthalmology Basic and Clinical Science Course™ is vetted annually by a team of 100+ ophthalmologists. The residency set includes all 13 volumes of the BCSC®, plus two important surgical training textbooks: Basic Principles of Ophthalmic Surgery and Basic Techniques of Ophthalmic Surgery.

The 2022-2023 edition of the BCSC includes major revisions to:

Section 3: Clinical Optics and Vision Rehabilitation

Section 6: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Section 12: Retina and Vitreous

20222023 BCSC Print Residency Set: $1,605 member | $2,330 nonmember

To pay by check or purchase order (PO), complete the fillable PDF order form 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 18.

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

BCSC Self-Assessment Program

Residents can quickly test their clinical knowledge and decision-making skills with the mobile-friendly BCSC Self-Assessment Program — the only resource tied directly to the Academy’s Basic and Clinical Science Course. Watch this program director’s four-minute video to see how the BCSC Self-Assessment Program is an effective study tool for your resident's curriculum. 

With the mobile-friendly BCSC Self-Assessment Program, residents can:

• Maximize study time with 4,200+ (and growing) high-yield questions

New spaced repetition mode to enhance knowledge retention

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

• Compare their performance with granular and aggregate normative data

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


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. Available in print or eBook format.

This updated edition includes:

• Coverage of a thorough ophthalmic examination

• A comprehensive discussion of ocular emergencies

• A list of common ocular medications

• 240 photographs, diagrams and tables

• Stepwise instructions for 54 specific examination and testing techniques

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

Practical Ophthalmology: A Manual for Beginning Residents, Eighth Edition, Print: $99 member | $155 nonmember

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