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The Keck School of Medicine (KSOM) of the University of Southern California (USC) and Childrenâs Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) in the Department of Ophthalmology in the Division of Ophthalmology, are actively seeking a fellow for the position of Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology.
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
The Vision Center at Children's Hospital Los Angeles has established a one-year AUPO FCC compliant fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus in association with the University of Southern California Eye Institute and Keck School of Medicine. An optional second year is offered. The fellowship is designed to provide an in-depth experience in the care and management of all aspects of pediatric ophthalmology including, but not limited to, strabismus, anterior segment disease, retinopathy of prematurity, neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastics, and ocular oncology. The program is also designed to provide a broad research experience in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.
The fellowship is a full-time commitment. Upon completion of the program, fellows will be adequately prepared for an academic career in pediatric ophthalmology. A stipend is provided. The fellow divides his/her time between the Los Angeles County + USC Medical Campus and Children's Hospital Los Angeles, with the majority of time spent at Children's Hospital. Fellowship applicants must have completed an accredited residency in ophthalmology, and they must be Board eligible in ophthalmology. A California medical license is required in order to begin the fellowship, and it is possible to apply for a California medical license online. To receive more information about the requirements necessary for obtaining a California medical license contact:
The Medical Board of California
1426 Howe Avenue, Suite #54
Sacramento, CA 95825-3236
Phone: (916) 263-2499
Medical School transcripts
International Prospective Fellows:
Preference is given to applicants who are committed to a career in academic medicine and
can furnish proof of an academic appointment in their country following completion of the
fellowship. Fellows from foreign countries must satisfy regulations required by the Medical
Board of California.
Academic appointment through USC Keck School of Medicine is available at a level appropriate to training and experience. CHLA and USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.Â Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.
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