Department of Ophthalmology | Apply for Fellowship

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Contact the Department of Ophthalmology

  • 1-617-355-6401
  • International: +01-617-355-5209
  • Schedule An Appointment:
    Monday-Friday 7:00am-8:00pm
  • Saturday 9:30am-6:00pm

How to Apply to the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital

If you are interested in applying for a fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital you must apply through the SF Match Central Application Service at To get to the application select Ophthalmology from the Fellowship Match tab. You will then be able to select the central application tab which will take you to the application. The fee for this service is $250. This includes your registration, the distribution of up to 8 applications, distribution of rank lists, and the actual matching process. Applications must be completed by September 16th for the following academic year.

International applicants should first contact the Program Coordinator, Sutton Murray, by phone or email to find out the availability of fellowship positions.

Application Requirements

  • Applicants will need to submit the application form online
  • At least three letters of recommendation from ophthalmologists who have been involved in your training.
  • A one page personal statement
  • Medical School transcripts are optional.

The applicant should have completed residency training in Ophthalmology, as well as received certification by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) or the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG).

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