VA Boston Healthcare System and its affiliate, The New England College of Optometry, are proud to offer a two-year, post-residency fellowship involving clinical research, education, and clinical training.


To cultivate a strong foundation for lifelong learning and achievement, and to promote commitment to optometric research and advanced clinical care.

  • At least 75 percent of the fellowship time is to be devoted to any of the following: clinical, biomedical, rehabilitation, or health services research, including didactic education related to research. Up to 25 percent of the fellowship time may be allotted to advanced clinical and/or teaching activities.
  • Applicants must have completed an ACOE residency program in geriatrics, hospital-based eye care, ocular disease, low vision rehabilitation, or primary eye care. Applicants must be U.S. citizens.
  • Applicants do not have to be established investigators or academicians and should be prepared to cultivate new knowledge in the area of age related eye and vision disorders.

Please see linked brochure for more information: 2020 VA Boston Research Fellowship Information

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