A Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship is offered at Duke Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology
under the direction of Edward Buckley, MD. Additional faculty members included:
Edward G. Buckley, MD, Laura Enyedi, MD, David Wallace, MD, Tammy Yanovitch,
MD, and Terri Young, MD.
The pediatric ophthalmology division is a separate clinic in the Duke Eye
Center and a
state-of-the-art treatment facility. Patients are referred from a multi‑state
region for their ophthalmic care. The clinic, OR facilities, and inpatient unit
are all housed in a separate eye hospital on the Duke campus. The Ophthalmology
department is consistently ranked in the top ten nationally.
Generally, two clinical fellows are selected each year. The fellowship
program has two tracks:
Track 1: The one-year clinical fellowship begins the first
week of July each year.
Track 2: The two-year clinical fellowship is fully funded
for candidates who want a more serious academic experience. Track 2 consists of
a year of clinical work, followed by an additional year largely dedicated to
clinical or basic science research projects with some clinical activity.
Research: Excellent research facilities are also available at the Eye Center.
Full North Carolina medical licensure (not a
Clinical positions cannot be
offered to individuals who are international medical school graduates who
do not qualify for full North
Being accepted as a fellow
with a citizenship other than United States will require
working with the North Carolina Medical Board and the Immigration and
Application: The deadline for application is in the fall of the year before fellowship training is to begin and approximately two months before the fellowship match deadline. To apply, visit SF Match to apply. Two letters of reference are needed as part of the application process. Applications will be reviewed by the fellowship committee and, if appropriate, an interview invitation will be extended.
For more information contact Kimberly Horton at Duke Eye Center, DUMC Box 3802, Durham, NC 27710, by telephone 919-684-3957
or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.