Archive of Accreditation Actions - February 2007

Report of Actions of the
Accreditation Council on Optometric Education
at the ACOE Winter Meeting
February 9-11, 2007

March 7, 2007

At its February 9-11, 2007 Winter meeting in Alexandria, Virginia, the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education took the following actions:

NOTE: The date behind the names of the programs below is the next currently scheduled full evaluation visit.

  1. Preaccreditation Actions

    • None


  2. Continuing Accreditation
    Classification of “Accredited” continued following a full evaluation visit:


    • Dimock Community Health Center, Residency Program in Family Practice Optometry, which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry (2013);
    • Dorchester House Multi-Service Center, Residency in Family Practice Optometry, which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry (2013);
    • Eye Health Partners of Middle Tennessee, Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (2013);
    • Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center/Hines Veterans Administration Hospital, Residency in Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation, which is affiliated with Illinois College of Optometry (2013);
    • Seidenberg Protzko Eye Associates Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (2013);
    • State University of New York, State College of Optometry Residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses (2013);


  3. Denial of Accreditation
    Accreditation denied following a full evaluation visit*


    • Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Residency in Primary Care Optometry, which is affiliated with Pennsylvania College of Optometry;


  4. Withdrawal of accreditation by ACOE*

    • Portland Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Residency in Primary Eye Care - Department of Veterans Affairs, which is affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry;


  5. Voluntary withdrawal of accreditation

    • None

*Denial or withdrawal of accreditation is not final until the ACOE appeals process has been exhausted, or until 30 days from notification of the withdrawal or denial action.