PAAO Fellowships 2021

Dec 15, 2020

The Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology would like to congratulate the 2021 Fellowship and Scholarship recipients.


Latin American/PAAO Pediatric Ophthalmology

Fellowship at UT Southwestern

A one-year hands-on pediatric ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and its affiliated Children’s Medical Center.


Dra. Nallely Rubi Morales Mancillas (Mexico)

2021 Fellow



Gillingham Fellowships

Up to two (2) fellowships in the amount of $10,000 each are offered to qualified Latin American candidates who have been accepted into an accredited training program in the United States and Canada.

2021 recipients are:

Mariana Matioli da Palma (Brazil)

Accepted for an Ophthalmic Genetics Fellowship at the Casey Eye Institute in Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Portland, Oregon USA, with Dr. Mark Pennesi

Estephania Feria Anzaldo (Mexico)

Accepted for an ROP and Pediatric Retina Fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL USA, with Dr. Audina Berrocal.