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, click on the fellowship in which you are interested or contact Cole Eye Institute Education Coordinator Jennifer DiPiero at 216.444.2010 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Cleveland Clinic's training programs, please visit Graduate Medical Education.
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.
For questions, emails are the preferred form of communication.
Jennifer DiPiero, Program Coordinator
Cole Eye Institute
9500 Euclid Ave., i-13 Cleveland, OH 44195 USA
Cornea, External Disease, & Refractive Surgery
For candidates interested in becoming an expert in treating patients with diseases of the anterior segment of the eye, performing refractive surgery and conducting research.
Offering the opportunity to learn all aspects of the diagnosis and management of primary, secondary and complicated glaucoma problems in patients of all ages.
Advanced training in the world for the management of medical aspects of vitreoretinal diseases including basic uveitis and eye tumor exposure.
Oculofacial Plastic Surgery Fellowship
This intensive program trains fellows to perform advanced orbital and oculoplastic surgery.
Providing both clinical evaluation and medical and surgical management of the full range of conditions encountered in the field of ophthalmic oncology.
Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus
Concentrating on the diagnosis and management of eye diseases of childhood and on adult strabismus.
Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Disease Fellowship
Uveitis Ocular Inflammatory Disease Fellowship is a one year advanced training in management of medical and surgical aspects of uveitis and ocular inflammatory diseases.
Quality clinical experience allowing fellows to become thoroughly familiar with every aspect of vitreoretinal diseases, state-of-the-art medical and surgical management, combined with research to advance diagnosis and management.