Tag Archives: Career Advice

Wage Gap In Healthcare and Optometry

Dr. Rachel Simpson, co-host of the podcast Lunch Date with Rachel and Kate, discusses the gender wage gap in optometry in this video interview. Wage gaps at the high level, are the differences between what two groups of individuals are paid. Generally, gender wage gaps are discussed in the binary, …

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Non-Patient Care Jobs In Optometry

There are many non-patient care jobs in optometry. There are many roles that exist for the non-traditional optometrist, so to speak, who is interested in non-clinical careers or non-patient care jobs. These roles are often baked into the profession and industry. There are roles that require different sorts of skill …

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Clinical Pearls From National Vision’s 2019 Continuing Education Symposium

National Vision's 2019 Continuing Education Symposium

This article was written in collaboration with National Vision, a proud supporter of NewGradOptometry and new graduate optometrists. Clinical Pearls From National Vision’s 2019 Continuing Education Symposium Introduction by Antonio Chirumbolo, OD. Optometry continuing education is something that simply comes with the job. After graduating from optometry school, you are …

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Pathways to Leadership in Corporate Optometry

Navigating your optometry career can sometimes feel impossible. We gathered some of the biggest names in the eyecare industry to discuss their career journeys and how they reached their positions of leadership in corporate optometry. Erinn Morgan, Editor-in-Chief of Eyecare Business and Corporate Optometry Today, moderates a panel including: Dr. …

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Top 5 Lessons Learned from my Ocular Disease Residency

For those interested in pursuing optometric residency, you will inevitably refine your clinical skills and hone the techniques you learned as a fourth-year student. Regardless of what residency program you pursue, each will provide similar treatment, management, and follow up strategies to use with your patients. However, every OD is …

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A Complete Guide to Eyeglass World Subleases

Complete Guide to Eyeglass World Subleases

This is a sponsored post by National Vision, proud supporters of NewGradOptometry and new graduate optometrists 😎 Introduction In the 2018 Corporate Optometry survey conducted by CovalentCareers, 32.7% of optometry students who indicated that they were unlikely to choose corporate optometry as a preferred practice modality stated that the main …

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