Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship

The division’s goal is to enable applicants to practice neuro-ophthalmology ethically, thoughtfully, comprehensively, independently, and confidently through clinical work, research, teaching, and presentations.

Expectations

Our division expects headache fellows to perform original research and present that research at conferences. We also expect fellows to gain specific skills to help them in clinical settings.

Presentations

Fellows have the opportunity to present their research at the following meetings:

  • Present at NANOS (original work)
  • Present at WALSH
  • Participate in neuro-ophthalmology course and clinic teaching residents
  • Present one case per month at ophthalmology grand rounds
  • Present case at WINO
  • Orbit conference case, one per month

Research

We expect fellows to write two to three papers during their fellowship.

Skills

  • Refraction and all techniques of the visual examination including indirect ophthalmoscopy
  • Perform temporal artery biopsy
  • Learn Botulinum toxin injections
  • Headache training optional
  • VEP and ERG (focal and full-field)
  • Visual fields: Humphrey and Goldmann

Training

Below is a proposed training schedule for neuro-ophthalmology fellows:

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Conferences

Neuro-ophthalmology fellows have numerous opportunities to present their work at conferences. Some conference options include:

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Application

To apply to the neuro-ophthalmology fellowship, please contact:

Kathleen Digre, MD
Email: kathleen.digre@hsc.utah.edu
Phone: 801-585-7689

Moran Eye Center
75 Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84132

Contact Us

Neli Olson
Fellowship Coordinator

Department of Neurology
Division of Headache & Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship

Phone: 801-587-9625
Fax: 801-581-4192
Email: neli.olson@hsc.utah.edu

729 Arapeen Drive
Salt Lake City, UT
84108