Supplemental fellowship

Investing in world-class research into eye banking & corneal transplantation

Eversight proudly sponsors a supplemental eye banking and vision research fellowship for one cornea fellow at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center. The program is chaired by Eversight Medical Director Nambi Nallasamy, MD. 

Eversight fellows receive advanced training in research, clinical skills and education related to corneal transplantation and eye bank practices. The position offers protected research time away from clinical duties and supplemental funds that support the fellow’s salary, research, travel and supplies. Eversight also provides mentorship and unrestricted access to the Eversight Center for Vision and Eye Banking Research and its expert staff. 


Award includes

  • $10,000 salary support in addition to the standard fellowship salary at the University of Michigan 
  • $10,000 in research support including research funding, travel, supplies, etc. 
  • 20% protected research time 
  • Access to the full resources of the Eversight Center for Vision and Eye Banking Research and Kellogg Eye Center research division 
“As a cornea specialist in training, I’m incredibly thankful for the opportunity that Eversight has given me to participate in research. The Kellogg eye banking fellowship allows me to participate in exciting projects that will advance our ever-changing field and ultimately impact patients’ gift of sight.” 
Tania Padilla Conde, MD, 2023 Eversight fellow
From left to right: Kellogg Cornea and External Disease Fellow Sina Rezaei, M.D., Kellogg Eversight Cornea and External Disease Fellow Tania Padilla Conde, M.D., and Kellogg Global Ophthalmology Fellow Michelle Sun, M.D.

Latest fellow

2023 -  Tania Padilla Conde, MD - In progress

Past fellows