Diversity in Your Practice: Suggestions for Further Reading
Being Black - But Not Too Black - in the Workplace I The Atlantic
Getting Over Your Fear of Talking About Diversity I Harvard Business Review
How to Reduce Personal Bias When Hiring I Harvard Business Review (June 28, 2019)
People Suffer at Work When They Can't Discuss the Racial Bias They Feel Outside of It I Harvard Business Review
You've Been Called Out for a Microagression. Now What? I Harvard Business Review
AOA and AFOS: ‘Cut through the noise’ and empower licensed doctors of optometry to provide greater access to care to veterans
Eye care is the third-most requested health service by veterans at the VA—and doctors of optometry provide the majority of that care. Yet, as the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) considers new national standards of practice for more than 50 health professions at its facilities, optometrists are making a winning case for expanding their role at an understaffed VA and are galvanizing against baseless attacks from organized medicine, ophthalmology and a few unbending legislators.
September is Paraoptometric Appreciation Month, celebrating optometric practice staff around the country. Two paraoptometric professionals who provide eye care as active-duty veterans in the United States Armed Forces share their stories.