Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute offers highest-quality fellowship training opportunities in a variety of sub-specialties. These fellowships train the next generation of academic leaders in the respective fields by combining an excellent academic environment with mentorship support in a state-of-the-art eye care facility.

For more information about Cleveland Clinic's training programs, please visit Graduate Medical Education.

Learn about our Ophthalmic Research labs and studies.

How to apply

Please submit all application materials through the CAS/San Francisco (SF) Match service. Fellowship application deadlines are posted on the respective SF Match program webpages.

A permanent medical license from the State of Ohio for fellowship training is required. Visit the State of Ohio medical licensing guidelines.

Commitment to diversity and inclusion

Cole Eye Institute and Cleveland Clinic are strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion and hence to training residents and fellows of diverse backgrounds to become outstanding clinicians, educators, and researchers who will advance our specialty of Ophthalmology.

A holistic process of application review is in place and our selection members are instructed and trained in avoiding implicit bias.

Learn more about the Office of Diversity and Inclusion and efforts to create an inclusive organizational culture for patients, employees, business partners, and the communities served by Cleveland Clinic.

International medical graduates

For more information regarding eligibility and visas, please visit Graduate Medical Education's International Trainees.