Fellowship Information

Fellowship Openings

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has an opening in the Ophthalmic Plastics & Reconstructive fellowship program that begins July 1, 2023. The two-year fellowship seeks physicians who will have completed an ophthalmology residency at a program accredited by the ACGME and are eligible to sit for the American Board of Ophthalmology examination. The applicant must be eligible for a medical license in West Virginia.   

Applicants should send a cover letter, personal statement, three letters of recommendation (one must be from the chair and one from an oculoplastic surgeon), CV, USMLE scores, and medical school transcript to the fellowship managers at OphthoTrainingAdmin@hsc.wvu.edu

Interviews are required and granted by invitation only. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the interview day will be virtual, conducted via online modalities.

Benefits

Fellows are remunerated at the equivalent PGY level based on the following scale: Salary and Benefits

  • Paid BLS and ACLS course fees
  • Three academic meetings throughout the fellowship tenure, if presentation is accepted
  • 15 days of vacation per year
  • Free parking
  • Meal allowance card

More information can be found in the Oculoplastic Fellowship handbook