Chief Academic Officers Hold Summer Meeting

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The ASCO Chief Academic Officers group met on June 27 in Boston for a workshop to discuss a variety of timely issues, including teaching new technologies for a changing profession and remediation strategies for class and clinic. In addition, the Chief Academic Officers heard presentations from: Dr. J. Bart Campbell on the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education’s Revision of Standards; the ASCO Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Committee; Barbara McGinley, Associate Dean of Students at New England College of Optometry, on teaching professionalism; LaShawn Sidbury, ASCO Director of Meetings and Special Interest Groups, on ASCOConnect; and ASCO Executive Director Dawn Mancuso and ASCO President Dr. Karla Zadnik on ASCO’s Strategic Plan.