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Free printed materials available, courtesy of the National Eye Health Education Program

  • Diabetic Eye Disease — An  Educators Guide (English Version)
  • Diabetic Eye Disease — An  Educators Guide (Spanish Version)

Press Release: Dr. Morris Berman Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Press Release: ASCO’s 2016 Industry Leadership Award Winner is the Vision Council’s R. Mike Daley

Press Release: Dr. Nathan Lighthizer Named A Rising Star

Press Release: ASCO Names Dr. Nicole Ross A Rising Star

“Meet” ASCO’s President, Dr. Karla Zadnik

Dean of the Ohio State University, College of Optometry, Dr. Karla Zadnik, elected ASCO President

The audio file and presentation from the Online Clinical Educators Forum is now available

ASCO participated in MediaplanetUSA’s Vision and Hearing campaign where we joined forces with industry leaders and advocates to raise awareness of the the millions of Americans currently living with some form of vision or hearing impairment. Learn about the technologies being developed to give people affected by these disabilities hope as well as gain valuable information for protecting the most valued sense: vision. The campaign was distributed through USAToday on March 18th 2016 and online.

ASCO holds its first InterProfessional Education Summit

From MSN.com: The best jobs with the highest salaries

Listen to a presentation given at the 2015 American Academy of Optometry Meeting: Charting Your Career in Academic Optometry and Research

Learn more about Dawn Mancuso, ASCO’s Executive Director

“Optometrist” makes Top 6 industries for women – Missouri Business

ASCO Journal, Optometric Education, Special Theme Issue submission deadline extended

ASCO is rolling out a new program: “Inspiring Future ODs

Press Release: ASCO Announces Special Recognition Award Recipients

Press Release: ASCO Board of Directors Appoints Dawn Mancuso, FASAE, CAE as Executive Director

Follow up: ASCO Positively Affects the State of Optometry in Mexico

ASCO supports the CDC’s Spring Break Contact Lens Health Tips campaign

Members of the Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions, including ASCO, welcomes the 114th Congress

Press Release: ASCO’s Partnership Endowment Awards Inaugural Grants

ASCO is one of many organizations asking Congress to avert a “primary care cliff.” Read letter here.

The Outcomes Assessment Resource Guide for Schools and Colleges of Optometry has been updated.

Press Release: Study Finds Eye Care Workforce is Adequate to Meet Projected Demand

Press Release: The Allergan Foundation Awards Focus Grant to Support the ASCO’s Career Video

Press Release: ASCO Launches Optometry Resident Directory

ASCO, as a Friend of the Health Resources and Services Administration, requested an increase in funding to HRSA due to impending budget cuts. Read the funding request letter and Congressional testimony.

Press Release: Luxottica Steps Forward to Support Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry New Career Video

ASCO’s New Career Video, Be a Doctor of Optometry: Put Your Future in Focus on YouTube

ASCO’s Cultural Competency Case Study Competition Open to Optometry Students and Residents

ASCO Supports Mexico Optometry Legislation  (follow up)

ASCO’s First Optometry Virtual Fair Was a Great Success!

Six Schools and Colleges of Optometry Receive New Practice Management Education Awards

ASCO, as a member of the Federation of Associations of Schools of the Health Professions, provided input on policy chances and amendments to strengthen the Higher Education Act. Read letter sent to Congress here.

Press Release: New Partnership Endowment Results from Dissolution of the Partnership Foundation for Optometric Education

John Nishimoto Named as ASCO’s Representative to The Interprofessional Professionalism Collaborative

Press Release: Optometry Named 8th Best Job by the Washington Post

Newspaper Article: Ohio State Optometry Students Staff Free Eye Clinic

ASCO Supports Full Funding of the National Health Care Workforce Commission

Optometry has once again received superior career forecast rankings: