Upcoming Site Visits

Accreditation Council on Optometric Education's (ACOE) accreditation process includes the consideration of third party comments about accredited programs.

Institution

Accreditation Status

Program Type

The initial site visits to the following 11 new residency programs that were postponed from spring 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic will be conducted as soon as travel conditions allow. Insert  If accreditation is awarded following the rescheduled visit, it will be retroactive to the date of the postponed visit.

Albuquerque Indian Health Center which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University POSTPONED from 03/20/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Primary Eye Care

Boling Vision Center which is affiliated with Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry  POSTPONED from 03/23/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Primary Eye Care

BronxCare Health System which is affiliated with State University of New York College of Optometry POSTPONED from 05/07/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Pediatric/Ocular Disease

California Eye Specialists which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University  POSTPONED from 03/13/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Ocular Disease

Community Health Centers of California  which is affiliated with Southern College of Optometry POSTPONED from 04/24/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Primary Care

Doctors Vision Centres which is affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry POSTPONED from 04/16/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Pediatric/Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation

Duke University which is affiliated with Southern College of Optometry POSTPONED from 03/20/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Pediatric Optometry

Empire Eye & Laser Center which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University POSTPONED from 03/17/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Ocular Disease

Jacksonville VA Medical Center which is affiliated with Nova Southeastern University, College of Optometry POSTPONED from 03/30/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Primary Care

Providence Community Health Center which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry POSTPONED from 03/27/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Community Health Optometry

York Vision Care, Mid-Atlantic Cornea Consultants which is affiliated with Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University POSTPONED from 04/14/2020

Initial Visit

Residency in Cornea/Specialty Contact Lens with Emphasis in Ocular Disease

Institution

Accreditation Status

Program Type

Dec. 2020

Midwestern University Chicago College of Optometry

Preliminary Approval

Professional OD Program

University of Pikeville Kentucky College of Optometry

Accredited

Professional OD Program

March 2021

Akron Childrens Hospital which is affiliated with The Ohio State University School of Optometry

Initial visit

Residency in Pediatric Optometry

Dell Laser Consultants which is affiliated with University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry

Initial visit

Residency in Ocular Disease

Harlingen VA Health Center which is affiliated with University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry

Initial visit

Residency in Ocular Disease

MCPHS University School of Optometry

Accredited-Interim Visit

Professional OD Program

Moyes Eye Center which is affiliated with Southern College of Optometry

Initial visit

Residency in Refractive Surgery

New England College of Optometry

Initial visit

Residency in Low Vision Rehabilitation

VA Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain Campus which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care/Low Vision Rehabilitation

VA Portland Health Care System which is affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease

Apr. 2021

Brooke Army Medical Center which is affiliated with University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care

Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center which is affiliated with Illinois College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin which is affiliated with University of Missouri-St. Louis, College of Optometry

Initial Visit

Residency in Pediatric Optometry

Henry Ford OptimEyes which is affiliated with Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care

Illinois College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease

Lebanon VA Medical Center which is affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Ocular Disease and Cornea/Contact Lenses

Southern College of Optometry

Accredited

Professional OD Program

Southern College of Optometry

Initial Visit

Residency in Low Vision and Ocular Disease

Southern College of Optometry

Initial Visit

Residency in Vision Therapy/TBI Ocular Rehabilitation

State University of New York College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Pediatric and Infant Vision Optometry

University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry

Initial visit

Residency in Ocular Disease and Refractive Surgery

VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Las Vegas which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Accredited

Residency in Ocular Disease

Vanderbilt Eye Institute which is affiliated with University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Optometry

Initial visit

Residency in Pediatric Optometry

Wow Vision Therapy which is affiliated with Southern College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Vision Therapy and Visual Rehabilitation

May 2021

BronxCare Health System which is affiliated with State University of New York College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Care/Ocular Disease

Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses

Gallup Indian Medical Center which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Accredited

Indian Health Service Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease

State University of New York College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Vision Rehabilitation (Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation)

VA Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics which is affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care / Ocular Disease

June 2021

Pacific University College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Vision Therapy/Rehabilitation and Pediatric Optometry

Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Accredited

Indian Health Service Residency in Primary Eye Care

Oct. 2021

Crownpoint Health Care Facility which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Accredited

Indian Health Service Residency in Primary Eye Care

Northport VAMC which is affiliated with State University of New York College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care / Vision Therapy and Low Vision Rehabilitation

VA Illiana Health Care System which is affiliated with Indiana University School of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease

Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, Springfield which is affiliated with Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry

Accredited

Residency in Primary Eye Care

Zuni Comprehensive Community Health Center which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Accredited

Indian Health Service Residency in Hospital Based Eye Care/Ocular Disease

Nov. 2021

New England College of Optometry

Accredited

Professional OD Program

Dec. 2021

Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry

Accredited

Professional OD Program

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