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Ophthalmic Trauma Fellowship – Grant Medical Center

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Ophthalmic Trauma Fellowship – Grant Medical Center

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Ophthalmic Trauma Fellowship – Grant Medical Center

Preparing our fellows for lifelong careers in eye trauma care

OhioHealth Grant Medical Center offers a one-year fellowship in the evaluation and management of ophthalmic trauma and ocular emergency patients. Our fellows are involved throughout all aspects of patient care and treatment alongside our expert subspecialty ophthalmologists. Nationally, we have been recognized as the fifth busiest Level I trauma center. The fellowship is available to candidates who have completed a residency and are board-eligible physicians. 

Advanced learning experience in a high-volume setting

Your future starts here

Our fellowship gives you a strong foundation for long-term success during your year of training. It includes, but is not limited to, the following:

Scholarly activities

We have full-time, dedicated faculty members who are available to provide support and guidance for fellows on their research projects. Fellows will have the opportunities to participate in the below scholarly activities:

  • Lectures, conferences, seminars, small discussion groups, surgical grand rounds and journal clubs.
  • IRB approved research projects leading to presentation and/or publication.
  • Submission of a manuscript for publication in a peer review journal.
  • Access to shared databases through the staffed library.
Rotation opportunities

You’ll get the opportunity to practice in Grant Medical Center's 49-critical care licensed bed teaching hospital — ranked the busiest adult Level I Trauma Center in Ohio by the American College of Surgeons, and other OhioHealth inpatient and outpatient facilities. Grant also serves as a tertiary center for patients in more than 50 counties in Ohio and neighboring states, with over 6,000 trauma visits annually.

Mentorship program

Make lifelong connections with our experienced ophthalmic trauma faculty members who can offer one-to-one guidance on engagement, leadership, research assistance, interpersonal skills and career development.

Fellow well-being

We know that to take care of others, we must first take care of ourselves. That’s why we work closely with our fellows to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Some of the ways we achieve this include:

  • Three weeks paid vacation
  • Free fitness center membership
  • Free on-site parking
  • OhioHealth employee assistance program