• Nov 30, 2019

    South Africa | Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus | Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital

    Institution/Practice Information

    Name: Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital
    Type: University Based
    Website: https://www.westerncape.gov.za/your_gov/149
    City. State / Province: Cape Town, Western Cape
    Country: South Africa

    Contact Person Information

    Name: Christopher Tinley
    Email: christopher.tinley@uct.ac.za
    Phone: 0820687411

    Training Opportunity Information

    Training Opportunity: Clinical & Research Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus
    Subspecialty: Pediatric Ophth/Strabismus
    Focus: Both Clinical and Research
    Description: • During their time, fellows will be expected to conduct clinical research for the purposes of publication in peer-reviewed journals • Patient management (medical care) of children with paediatric ophthalmological disorders, specifically strabismus, congenital cataract, glaucoma, retinoblastoma and retinopathy of prematurity. Although the research fellow would be exposed to and assist in surgery, actual surgical training opportunities would be limited. • Services are provided for in-patient and out-patient care in a paediatric setting • Participation in the academic program of the University of Cape Town Division of Ophthalmology, and teaching at various levels (undergraduates, ophthalmology registrars and other health care professionals) • Competent quality of care, including clinical administration and audit
    Preceptor: Christopher Tinley
    Duration: 10 to 12 months
    Start Month: August
    Application Deadline: No Deadline
    Patient Care: Direct Clinical Patient Care, Direct Surgical Patient Care
    Financial Support Offered: Possible
    Accepts Applicants: Completed Residency
    Language(s) Required: English
    Sponsor / Organization: Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital
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