Non-Accredited Fellowship Programs
Advanced Subspecialty Training

Pursue your professional goals as a physician or physician-scientist in private practice or academic medicine through nearly 90 broadly ranging non-accredited fellowship opportunities. 

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The Non-Accredited Fellowship Experience

We have compiled a list of our non-accredited fellowships. Programs that are accredited by professional organizations other than the ACGME are also included in this list. Click on the specialty area headings below to be directed to related department sites. But first, here is an overview of the advanced training opportunities and experience at Michigan Medicine.

Our fellowship programs are highly selective and immersive, designed to give you countless opportunities to learn, discover, teach and practice at a top quaternary care center

You will benefit from autonomy to explore your passions and interests within the structure of each program, while being mentored by eminent clinicians and physician-scientists. Many fellowships combine:  

  • Education (practical and didactic) 

  • Rotations and clinical care 

  • Original multidisciplinary research—scientific, clinical, translational, and/or health services  

  • Advocacy and patient care 

Our large case volume and expansive research portfolio offer unique training opportunities and responsibilities. As a fellow, you’ll do impactful work and make meaningful contributions.

Michigan Resources

Non-accredited fellowship training at Michigan Medicine leverages robust University of Michigan resources 

Gain experience in an environment where cross-disciplinary collaboration and innovation help you follow your interests and explore emerging fields.

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Fellowship Duration & Accreditation

Fellowship programs range from one to as long as 10 years. During training, you’ll become an integral part of our rigorous, diverse and dynamic Michigan Medicine community. We strive to, and pride ourselves on, creating an environment in which fellows can work toward their goals and thrive.

Our fellowship programs have a long and strong track record. Many have been in place for decades and have trained dozens of leading practitioners and investigators. 

In some cases, physicians who complete a non-ACGME accredited fellowship program may be eligible for accreditation or national certification from corresponding specialty societies. 


Advance your career goals as a fellow at Michigan Medicine: Make discoveries that change medicine. Improve patients’ lives. Train the physicians of tomorrow. 

For more information about non-accredited fellowship eligibility, the application process and deadlines, and the selection process, visit the individual fellowship program pages below

Salary & Benefits

Michigan Medicine offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to non-accredited fellows.

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Non-Accredited Fellowship Programs
  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Cornea and Refractive Surgery 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Glaucoma 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Vitreoretinal surgery 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Medical Retina 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Pediatric Ophthalmology 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Neuro-Ophthalmology 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Oculoplatics 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Oncology 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Retinal Dystrophy 

  • Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences - Global Ophthalmology 


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