ASCO Student Affairs Officers Meet in Washington

University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry

The ASCO Student Affairs Officers met in Washington on June 19 during the American Optometric Association (AOA) meeting to discuss a variety of issues, including ASCO strategic planning, OptomCAS and the effort to further develop a robust, diverse and highly qualified national applicant pool. Staff from the American Dental Association (ADA) were on hand to discuss the latest on the OAT exam. The afternoon consisted of a presentation from Dr. Richard Valachovic, President and CEO of the American Dental Education Association on Addressing Stress within Health Professions Education and Beyond and a workshop on self-assessment tools used for students such as StrengthsFinder, LASSI, DISC and the Whole Brain.

For more information about the Student Affairs Officers, contact Paige Pence, ASCO Director of Student and Residency Affairs, at