David and Julianna Pyott Pan-American Retinal Research Fellowship , USA

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David and Julianna Pyott Pan-American Retinal Research Fellowship

Study Subject :  Ophthalmology

Employer :  Pan-American Ophthalmological Foundation (PAOF)

Level :  Researcher

One (1) scholarship every two (2) years in the amount of $20,000 per annum is offered biennially (selected odd years) to Latin American candidates.

This is an opportunity for a fully-qualified Ophthalmologist from a Latin American country outside Brazil and Mexico, to spend 2 years at the University of California, Irvine, Department of Ophthalmology as an international retina fellow participating in research and clinical work under the supervision of Dr. Baruch Kuppermann, Professor Ophthalmology.

Applicants should have completed a residency in Ophthalmology, speak fluent conversational English, and be interested in a career in Retina. David Pyott, the Chairman and CEO of Allergan, Inc., and his wife, Julianna, are personally granting a Retinal Research Fellowship.

Membership Requirement

Make sure you have verified your membership status with the PAAO Administrative Office. All applicants must be a Member-in-Training (US$50 per year) of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO) at the time of application.

Fellowship Application Deadline for David and Julianna Pyott Pan-American Retinal Research Fellowship : February 16, 2011