Hello Colleagues, First, I would like to congratulate our members in the class of 2019 who just completed part 1 of boards. The countless hours spent studying will pay dividends as you embark on your clinical rotations this next year. I would also like to acknowledge our members in the class of 2018, congratulations to
Applications for AOA on Capitol Hill are NOW OPEN! AOSA President, Andy Mackner, says this is his favorite event of the the year. At AOA on Capital Hill you will receive priceless education on how best to advocate for optometry—and not to mention the incredible honor of walking the halls of Congress and lobbying on behalf of
With more than 100 students from five schools attending the Great Western Council of Optometry in Portland, OR, the issues of education, political change and new technology were front and center at the regional optometric meeting. For the first time, some students were able to get travel grants from western schools that typically have not
If laughter is the best medicine, doctors of optometry are in for a dose of jocosity during Optometry’s Meeting® 2018 June 20-24 in Denver, Colorado.Howie Mandel-comedian, actor, producer and author-will perform at Celebration of Optometry June 23, the closing night of Optometry’s Meeting, in the Colorado Convention Center. Mandel may be best known these days as a
When the Exhibit Hall opens at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 22, the AOSA will be ready for the record-setting number of student members. For Optometry’s Meeting, AOSA will have more than 1,000 coffee mugs and 2,000 t-shirts, along with meeting pins, clipboards and ballcaps for our student members. Students will be staffing the booth,
Luxottica invites AOSA member optometry students to take a walk on the wild side at Luxottica Live! at the Smithsonian National Zoological Park! Enjoy food, drinks and fun! Attend “90 Minutes to Open 100 Minds” to hear from new grads and seasoned professionals about different modes of practice and how your personality may determine your
Dear Colleagues, Like many of you, I chose optometry because it is about so much more than refractions. It is about primary care through the entirety of a patient’s life. It is about being an active member in a community as well as in a profession, constantly striving to enhance the surrounding community and industry.
Looking for a great way to spend a Saturday night? Popstar Andy Grammer headlines ‘A Celebration of Optometry’ at Optometry’s Meeting® 2017 in Washington, D.C., June 21-25. Come and let your hair down at optometry’s premiere meeting. Celebration sponsored by HOYA. optometrysmeeting.org/conference-highlights From his official bio at AndyGrammer.com: It is a tale now well told about
Call for Abstracts: The World Council of Optometry, Asia Pacific Council of Optometry and India Vision Institute present the 2nd World Congress of Optometry in Hyderabad, Indai from 11-13 September 2017. The theme of the meeting, “Accessible, Quality Vision and Eye Health” was chosen to complement the WHO Global Action Plan – Universal Eye Health.
Register now for Optometry’s Meeting®, June 21-25, 2017! Here are the top four reasons you’ll want to join us in Washington, D.C., at Optometry’s Meeting and AOA+: → LEARN NEW THINGS: Reap the benefits of the same educational program doctors of optometry pay hundreds to get. Optometry’s Meeting offers 180+ hours of education available to