Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the Eye Institute


Through our medical student, residency, fellowship and didactic programs, we are teaching regional doctors as well as the next generation of eye care providers, researchers and surgeons.

Medical Education and CME

The Eye Institute provides a variety of continuing professional education and didactic programs, including the regularly scheduled series Ophthalmology Grand Rounds and the Vision Science Distinguished Lecture Series.

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Lectures and CME

Grand Rounds, scientific symposiums and more providing continuing professional education.


Case Studies

Gain insight on the typical history and initial examination of various ophthalmic disorders.

Graduate Medical Education

Our graduate medical education includes fellowship and residency programs. 


Fellowship Program

Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery, Orbital and Oculoplastic Surgery, and Pediatric Ophthalmology.


Residency Programs

Train with experts in diagnosis and management of medical and surgical diseases of the eye.

Contact Ophthalmology Education

Continuing Medical Education Coordinator

Mary Schafer

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Medical Education Coordinator

Leslie Bencivenga

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Research Program Coordinator

Sara Pica

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Contact Ophthalmology Fellowship Programs

Orbital and Oculoplastics Fellowship

Program Directors: Gerald J. Harris, MD

Timothy S. Wells, MD, MS

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Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Fellowship

Program Director: Deborah Costakos, MD, MS

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Vitreoretinal Fellowship

Program Director: Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD

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