• Ophthalmological Education at Emory

    Physicians from across the globe seek resident and fellowship training from Emory Eye Center's internationally renowned clinical and basic science faculty. We're always looking for top candidates.

    Emory Eye Center offers an ideal environment for physician education, professional development and continuous learning.

    Ranked as one of the "Best Residency Programs" by Ophthalmology Times, the Eye Center's three-year Residency Program trains six new residents each year for a total of 18 dedicated physicians who have the opportunity to work side-by-side with Eye Center faculty. The program averages more than 450 applicants each year for the six positions.

    Emory attracts highly qualified applicants to its Fellowship Program. Up to 12 physicians annually participate in subspecialty training by our faculty in cornea, glaucoma, global ophthalmology, neuro-ophthalmology, ocular oncology/pathology, oculoplastics, pediatric ophthalmology and retina.

    Our faculty also teach ophthalmology courses to Emory University School of Medicine and undergraduate students in the School of Arts and Sciences.

    The Eye Center's programs and research are continually enriched by scientists from across the globe who come to study and work as postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars.

  • 2022 DEI Internship

    Students interested in pursuing a career in ophthalmology - particularly those from underrepresented groups - are invited to apply for the Emory Eye Center's 2022 DEI Ophthalmology Summer Internship program.

    The goal of the DEI internship program is to cultivate curiosity and discovery by engaging students in vision research, mentorhsip & job shadowing, basic science and lab practices, and networking opportunities

    Who Should Apply: students interested in the field of ophthalmology; unrepresented minorities; college students or medical students between 1st and 2nd year.

    Applicants should submit: curriculum vitae; a personal statement that describes your interest in ophthalmology & this program, and your career goals (less than 1 page); one letter of recommendation; time availability.

    Please submit your application to Jane Kuhlenbeck at by March 1, 2022. You will be notified by March 15, 2022 about your application status and admission.


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