The Division of Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia offers several fellowship opportunities for candidates looking to receive hands-on training in the care of children with eye and vision problems.
The Division of Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is a comprehensive specialty pediatric practice, offering care for children with all eye and vision problems. The Ophthalmology Fellowship program, approved by the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, optimizes the combination of educational and research opportunities available at both Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute.
The American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) sponsors a two-year Oculoplastic Fellowship. For the qualified candidate with a career interest in reconstructive and cosmetic oculoplastic surgery, this program offers a blend of supervised and independent activities. Interaction with different services at the Center for Human Appearance at both the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia provides an opportunity for learning "cutting edge" techniques involving concepts in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery.
The Orthoptic Fellowship program is a two-year program approved by the American Orthoptic Council. Direct, hands-on training and close interactions with faculty occurs on a daily basis, with the fellow involved in all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic clinical practice. The fellow will complete the Orthoptic Fellowship with more than 1,250 cases, including pediatric and adult strabismus. The fellow will also be prepared to enter the comprehensive subspecialty practice of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, including primary and tertiary diagnosis and management of the full spectrum of binocular vision disorders and pediatric and adult strabismus.