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ACOE expands council to manage increasing demands for residency programs

In June, the AOA House of Delegates approved changes to the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education that increased the number of members on its board from 11 to 13. The council also announced the passing of the baton to new leadership.

AOA launches latest phase of nationwide awareness campaign, Eye Deserve More

AOA partners with actor, producer, singer and gamer, Jordan Fisher to bring awareness to healthy screen time practices and encourage patients to be seen in person by an AOA doctor of optometry for quality eye care.

What members want AOA to prioritize

Exercise yields expected and unexpected responses during Leaders Summit at Optometry’s Meeting® 2022. About 200 of the AOA’s leading advocates provide feedback.

Paul B. Freeman, O.D., honored with top AOA low vision/vision rehabilitation award

The Dr. Jerry P. Davidoff Vision Care Award is given annually to a doctor of optometry who is active in a clinical vision rehabilitation practice setting; has committed to giving back to optometry through the education of other practitioners; and has demonstrated a long-standing contribution and shared knowledge with fellow practitioners for the betterment of vision rehabilitation eye care.

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AOA 'strong,' 'optometry advancing' leaders report from AOA Congress

The AOA House of Delegates got underway on the second day of Optometry’s Meeting® with reports from the AOA president and executive director on the state of the association.

AOA elects new Board of Trustees, approves resolutions, as Optometry’s Meeting® 2022 wraps up

Meeting adjourns after four days of expert-led continuing education, important association business and invigorating networking by nearly 4,000 doctors of optometry, optometric students and paraoptometrics in Chicago.

Members of the profession honored at Optometry's Meeting®

The profession’s premier meeting ended Saturday in Chicago after four days of contemporary education, impactful networking, professional leadership, and all-around fun. See what you missed.

Profession’s premier meeting kicks off

The four-day 2022 Optometry’s Meeting® kicked off Wednesday with celebration of members of the profession, innovative educational opportunities and a call for advocacy for scope expansion in states.

Leader to leader

AOA President Robert C. Layman, O.D., and President-elect James P. DeVleming, O.D., reflect on the challenges and opportunities ahead for the association and the profession.

Live like a local during Optometry’s Meeting®

Chicago-area AOA members share where to go in the city to make the most of your week.