Recent ACOE Accreditation Actions

November 22, 2011

 At its October 21-23, 2011 Fall meeting in St. Louis, Missouri, 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

Classification of "Preliminary Approval" granted following a full evaluation visit:

  • Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences School of Optometry Professional Optometric Degree Program (2013);

2.  Initial Accreditation

  • Marion Veterans Affairs Medical Center Residency in Primary Eye Care, which is affiliated with University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry (2019);
  • University of Houston College of Optometry Residency in Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation (2019);
  • University of Houston College of Optometry Residency in Ocular Disease (2019);
  • Womack Army Medical Center Residency in Primary Care, which is affiliated with Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry (2019);

3.  Continuing Accreditation
Classification of "Accredited" continued following a full evaluation visit:

  • Davis Duehr Dean Residency in Refractive Surgery Co-Management and Anterior Segment Disease, which is affiliated with Illinois College of Optometry (2019);
  • Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center Residency in Low Vision/Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with Southern College of Optometry (2019);
  • Hu Hu Kam Memorial Hospital Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with Southern California College of Optometry (2019);
  • Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry Residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses (2019);
  • Northeastern State University, Oklahoma College of Optometry Residency in Family Practice (2019);
  • Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston Residency in Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry (2019);
  • Veterans Affairs Connecticut Health Care System, Newington Campus Residency in Primary Eye Care - Department of Veterans Affairs, which is affiliated with New England College of Optometry (2019);
  • Veterans Affairs New Jersey Healthcare System Residency in Primary Eye Care/Ocular Disease, which is affiliated with State University of New York, State College of Optometry (2019);
  • Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, American Lake Division Residency in Primary Eye Care/Geriatric Optometry, which is affiliated with Pacific University College of Optometry (2019);
  • W. G. (Bill) Hefner Veterans Affairs Medical Center Residency in Primary Eye Care, which is affiliated with Southern College of Optometry (2019);

 Classification of "Accredited with Conditions" granted following a full evaluation visit:

  • None

 Classification of "Accredited with Conditions" raised to "Accredited" following a full evaluation visit:

  • None

4.  Reconsideration of Accreditation Denial

  • None

5. Withdrawal of accreditation by ACOE

  • None

 6. Voluntary withdrawal of accreditation

  • None