The AOSA/AOA and Johnson & Johnson Vision Care want to know what you think about the role of advocacy in optometry. Even if you weren’t at the course “The Inside Scoop: Advocacy and You” to vote with glow sticks, you can make your voice heard by completing this brief survey.
Against the backdrop of major health care reform — and with the largest-ever gathering of optometry students — the American Optometric Student Association at Optometry’s Meeting® announced multiple new initiatives, debuted a series of first-time events and honored individuals for their outstanding contributions to students and patient care. The Washington, D.C., meeting hosted more than
Are you an optometry student or new to the profession? Then join us at “The Inside Scoop: Advocacy and You,” for a fun and engaging AOA+ session developed just for you. We know advocating on Capitol Hill can be intimidating – but after glow-stick trivia, video clips and a panel discussion where you will get
Save the Date & Send Us a Selfie: THE INSIDE SCOOP: ADVOCACY & YOU Optometry’s Meeting is fast approaching – and I know you’ve already got the conference dates on your calendar. Before packing your bags for Washington, Johnson & Johnson Vision is asking for your help with a fun, student-only spotlight they are putting
Every week, there seems to be a new post on “ODs on Facebook” about patients who received contact lenses from an online retailer that were not initially prescribed to them, or a patient who has come in with colored contact lenses that were purchased from a gas station, or another story of contact lens
Advocates for optometry took a united message directly to Capitol Hill and federal agency officials April 19 — that AOA doctors and AOSA/AOA-member students will do whatever it takes to better safeguard patient health and ensure that millions more Americans have expanded access to the doctor of optometry-provided comprehensive eye and vision health care services
For the first time, optometry students who go to Washington, DC, as advocates for their future profession will receive travel grants from the American Optometric Student Association (AOSA). “The Congressional Advocacy Conference can be a life-changing experience for many students,” said AOSA President Hunter Chapman, a student at Southern College of Optometry. “The AOSA is