The fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at Children's Mercy
Hospital is a one year, AAPOS approved fellowship which
provides a comprehensive experience in the field of pediatric
ophthalmology and adult strabismus. This program has been training
fellows since 2006 and trains a single fellow per year.
The fellowship provides comprehensive experience in the field of pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. Fellows will graduate with the experience necessary to enter either private practice or an academic career.
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The residecy program is designed to increase the resident's examination techniques and skills in seeing pediatric patients, including infants, toddlers and older children.
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The fellow has the opportunity to spend time with the five
full-time pediatric ophthalmologists and the many outside
specialists who participate in clinic and surgical
activities. Regularly scheduled journal conferences will be provided and research opportunities will be available.
As Children's Mercy Hospital is the only tertiary pediatric
hospital between St. Louis and Denver, it draws patients from a 135
county region. The fellow will be exposed to every aspect of the
field with a large number of complex strabismus cases, cataracts
and glaucoma. The fellow will be trained to screen for and treat
retinopathy of prematurity, with the opportunity to examine up to
50 babies per week.
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