Ophthalmology Residency Program and Faculty Development in Liberia

The overall goal of this 3.5 year project is to assist the A.M. Dogliotti College of Medicine and Liberian College of Physicians and Surgeons to develop residency training in Ophthalmology, provide technical assistance for Ophthalmology curriculum reform, and to build institutional capacity for conducting research. Opportunities are available for Vanderbilt faculty and trainees to assist with curriculum development (related to instructional methodology and ophthalmology) and professional development for ophthalmology residents.

Sapna Gangaputra [Email]

Liberia (primarily Monrovia) 

Contacts N/A
Program Type

Training or Education

Funding Type




Global Health Topics Education/Training/Capacity Building, Ophthalmology 

Graduate students (non-clinical); Medical students (MD); Post-doctoral students, residents, or trainees; Faculty members

Program Length

Less than 1 month; 1 to 3 months; 3 to 6 months; 6 to 12 months; 1 year or more; Flexible, depending on the individual's interests and needs

VU Affiliation

The program is affiliated with Vanderbilt.


The program does not have a language requirement.