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Free Printed Materials Available from the National Eye Health Education Program

Free Printed Materials Available from the National Eye Health Education Program

The National Eye Health Education Program has generously provided some of its printed materials to be distributed to ASCO member schools, clinics, SIGs, etc. The materials are free, but you pay for shipping (via FedEx). Materials available are: Diabetic Eye Disease – An Educators Guide (English version), minimum 44 per box Diabetic Eye Disease – […]

Call for Papers for Journal Theme Editions

Call for Papers for Journal Theme Editions

ASCO’s journal Optometric Education invites submission of scholarly papers for inclusion in two future editions of the peer-reviewed journal. Each of the issues will focus on a specific theme. ► International Optometric Education: Global Expansion and Transformation  (Deadline to submit papers: March 1, 2017) Over the past 20 years, the profession of optometry has undergone […]

Participation in Online Clinical Educators Forum Grows

Participation in Online Clinical Educators Forum Grows

On June 3, 2016, the ASCO Clinical Affairs Committee (CAC) conducted its second Online Clinical Educators Forum (OCEF). This clinical education professional development event reached more than 180 clinical faculty who either directly registered or viewed in an on-campus, group-viewing setting. The program was presented by ASCO under the direction of CAC Chair Dr. Donald […]

Apply Now for Practice Management Program Funding at Your School

Apply Now for Practice Management Program Funding at Your School

Applications are currently being accepted for ASCO’s Practice Management Education Awards for schools and colleges of optometry. The award program was established in 2013 to provide funding to innovative activities and programs that augment the practice management educational experience for optometry students. The program, which has offered awards of up to $2,000, funds cutting-edge, replicable […]

A Conversation with ASCO’s New President

A Conversation with ASCO’s New President

Dr. Karla Zadnik, Glenn A. Fry Professor of Optometry and Physiological Optics and Dean, The Ohio State University College of Optometry, was recently sworn in as President of ASCO for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. ASCO Director of Communications Kimberly O’Sullivan spoke with her about a variety of topics, including her priorities for the year. In […]