Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship Program

Welcome to the Department of Neurology



Program Director: Victoria Pelak, M.D.


The University of Colorado offers a one-year AUPO FCC compliant Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship for qualified physicians who have completed residency training in neurology or ophthalmology.


The fellowship is jointly offered by the Department of Neurology and Department of Ophthalmology. Core program faculty include: Prem Subramanian, MD, PhD (Ophthalmology Chief); Victoria Pelak, MD (fellowship director); and Jeffrey Bennett, MD, PhD. Fellows in the Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship will be appointed as clinical instructors in Neurology and Ophthalmology. Clinical activity takes place in the UCHealth Sue Anschutz-Rodgers Eye Center on the Anschutz Medical Campus, which is headquartered in the 135,000-square-foot Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute building. A graduate of the Neuro-ophthlamology Fellowship program will be exceptionally well-prepared to diagnose and mange all aspects of neuro-ophthlamic conditions. The presence of ophthalmology-trained and neurology-trained core faculty allows fellows the opportunity to pursue their specific interests.


Eligibility Criteria:


Applicants for this fellowship program must:

  1. Be eligible for full University of Colorado Hospital credentialing.
  2. Meet *requirements to obtain a Colorado medical license prior to the start of the fellowship.
  3. Complete a residency in neurology or ophthalmology prior to the start of fellowship.
  4. Be board-certified or board-eligible in neurology and/or ophthalmology.

Application Information:


Applications for the Neuro-Ophthalmology program are received on a rolling basis and interviews are offered as qualified candidates are reviewed until the position has been filled.


Fellowship Application Status


2019-2020 – Fellowship position filled

2020-2021 – Fellowship position open

2021-2022 – Fellowship position open


Please include in your application:

  1. Intent to Apply Form
  2. CV
  3. Personal Statement
  4. 3 Letters of Recommendation(one must be from current/former residency program director or equivalent)
  5. USMLE/COMLEX Scores (1,2, and 3)
  6. ECFMG certification (if applicable)​​

*Requirements and criteria for a Colorado Medical License can be foud on the Department of Regulatory Agencies page: