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Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program
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    The Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship is approved by the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, supported by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh with the fellow being an employee of Children’s Hospital. The training period is one academic year, (July 1 to June 30). The fellow participates directly in, and has a supervisory role of ophthalmology clinic with ophthalmology residents. The fellow will also participate directly and assume a supervisory role in coverage of hospital and emergency room consults, staff surgery and outpatient clinical care. The fellow will be required to organize journal club and participate in a clinical or basic science research project during their fellowship with the intent of finishing the project within the fellowship period.
     
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    The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Pediatric Ophthalmology fellowship participates in the National Subspecialty Matching Program in Ophthalmology at http://www.sfmatch.org/. Please register with the matching program.

    You will be contacted regarding a visit to Pittsburgh for a tour and interviews with the departmental staff. The application deadline is September 30.


    Questions about the pediatric ophthalmology training program should be directed to:
     
    Contact Information
    Siobahn Gallagher
    Academic Program Manager
    412-647-2256
    gallaghersa@upmc.edu
    Eye & Ear Institute
    203 Lothrop Street, Rm 821.1
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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    Lea Ann Lope, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

    Craig Luchansky, OD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

    Ellen Mitchell, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

    Kanwal "Ken" Nischal, MD
    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Division Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology
    Director, Pediatric Program Development

    Christin Sylvester, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

     
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