New Doctors of Optometry
With numerous resources, the AOA supports students and young doctors of optometry entering the profession.
During this transformative time, AOA members are equipped with professional guidance for an aspiring doctor of optometry, including valuable resources such as:
In-depth analysis and personal stories from doctors of optometry across the country on topics that matter most to the profession
AOAExcel sources and provides products and services that excel in helping doctors of optometry practice smarter and more efficiently.
Search open positions and post your resume in the AOAExcel Career Center to be contacted by hiring managers & recruiters.
AOA members automatically receive a 0.25% rate discount for maintaining their membership.
Young doctors: Find your career fit.
Looking for a new optometric career opportunity? Doctors of optometry, including recent graduates from the class of 2020, can search open positions and connect with employers in the AOAExcel Career Center.
What defines the value of care we provide?
Health and vision plans have not adapted and grown with the care we deliver but hold back optometry’s momentum.
How to speak the universal language of care
How to create a bilingual and culturally sensitive practice, why it matters to patients and how it can set you apart from the competition.
Doctors of optometry challenge reasoning behind proposed Eyeglass Rule changes at FTC workshop
The recent workshop heard testimony from various stakeholders on the potential impact that proposed changes to the Eyeglass Rule might have on consumer choice and the burden on the practices of doctors of optometry and ophthalmology, which are already understaffed and saddled with other federal regulation. The Federal Trade Commission will use the feedback to determine whether to go forward with its recommendations.