ASCO recently 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
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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
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: David A. Heath, OD, EdM Elected President of ASCO
ASCO supports the CDC’s Spring Break Contact Lens Health Tips campaign
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: 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.
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: Optometry Named 8th Best Job by the Washington Post
Newspaper Article: Ohio State Optometry Students Staff Free Eye Clinic
Optometry has once again received superior career forecast rankings: