A message to: Students; Optometric Educators; Recent Graduates; State Association/Affiliate BOT, Executive Directors and Staff; AOA BOT and StaffJune 2016
Thank you for reading this issue of Eyes on the Future—the AOA’s e-newsletter for optometry students, educators, recent graduates and young optometrists.Optometry Student Spotlight:This month’s issue of Eyes on the Future features Jessica Chan, who is not only a busy ICO third year student, she’s also the Senior Editor of OptometryStudents.com

Meet Jessica Chan, third year at the Illinois College of Optometry

Click here for the
interview with Jessica Chan

Meet Jessica Chan, fourth year at the Illinois College of Optometry

Also in this issue:

Recent graduate? Keep your
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It’s easy to keep your AOA membership. In the United States, when you’re a member of your state association/affiliate, you’re automatically an AOA member. Click here to keep your AOA membership by joining the AOA state association/affiliate where you’ll be practicing

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AOSA news

AOSA Site Erick Henderson, AOSA president, would like to exclusively invite you to Optometry’s Meeting®  this year. Watch his personal invitation now.

Also, while you’re there, look for the AOSA’s Snapchat Geofilter at Optometry’s Meeting. You’ll be able to make a spectacle of yourself!

Foresight—the AOSA’s bi-annual magazine for students, optometric educators and pre-optometry students—is published and written by student leaders at all 23 schools and colleges of optometry, and features student news and perspectives. Read it now.

AOAExcel®—discounts available on malpractice insurance

Recent graduates have access to generous discounts on Professional Liability—or “malpractice”—insurance through AOAExcel. Save 50 percent off your premiums your first year of practice, and 25 percent off your second. Learn more.

Claim Your Optometric Historical Society membership

The Optometric Historical Society
Free Regular Memberships for Students — Join now.

Discover Optometry Cares

Optometry Cares
Click here to learn more about scholarships, the 5K Run/Walk at Optometry’s Meeting® and more!

Plus to learn how your profession can help those in need in your community.

AOA media placements

Good News Check out this new, exciting format on how the AOA is helping boost optometry awareness and public relations in your neighborhood and beyond.

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