During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, ASCO leadership, in concert with the Low Vision Educators and the Ophthalmic Optics Educators SIG chairs, have made the difficult and unfortunate decision to cancel both meetings.
As a member of the Federation of Associations of Schools of Health Professions (FASHP), ASCO was a signatory on a letter sent to the House of Representatives asking them to pass companion legislation to a Senate-passed bill intended to assure veterans would not lose their education benefits when schools/colleges/universities move to online education due to COVID-19.
The percentage of full-time faculty with PhD and other (non-OD) doctoral degrees at US schools and colleges of optometry has decreased over the past 16 years, according to ASCO’s 2019-20 Annual Faculty Data Report...
On Thursday, March 5th the ASCO Board of Directors, chief academic officers and staff attended a workshop by Drs. Gary Chu and Ruth Shoge on the merits of diversity, equity, and inclusion in an optometric academic setting.
The BI 900 slit lamp with Imaging Set are used by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry at the National Center of Clinical Testing in Charlotte, NC. This slit lamp combines simplicity and reliability in a modern system which offers fully integrated digital imaging as as option.
The New England College of Optometry (NECO) and industry leaders made official an Industry Collaborative Proclamation committing to collaborate on achieving key objectives for the profession of optometry.
Maggie Bailey, OD, assistant professor, has been named chief of the Vision Therapy Clinic (VT), a specialty clinic within UAB Eye Care that provides treatment for children and adults with eye teaming, focusing, and tracking disorders.
Salus University has partnered with National Vision, Inc., a subsidiary of National Vision Holdings, Inc., to advance optometric education via a pilot program focused on training students on conducting remote eye exams utilizing high-tech equipment and real-time secure HD video conferencing.
The Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry’s pediatric department has received a Quality Award from the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) for having an outstanding quality index of a 1.0 for two years in a row.
The UIW Rosenberg School of Optometry (UIWRSO) is proud to provide student interns diverse patient encounters, resulting in an introduction to a broad range of practice services into clinical rotations.