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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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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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The Average Workday as a Corporate Optometrist

The Average Workday as a Corporate Optometrist

This is a sponsored post by National Vision, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎 Most new graduates have heard the advice “don’t be a corporate optometrist” from their respective optometry school, because of stories of the patient load, stigma from colleagues, lack of diagnoses/treatment, and many other reasons. …

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Optometry Employee or Independent Contractor

optometry employee or independent contractor

“Should I be filling out a W2 or 1099?” The dividing line between optometry employee or independent contractor can feel easily blurred, but in a conversation with Dr. Matt Geller, CPA Gary Topple and CFP Adam Cmejla go into detail about what employees and employers can do to make the …

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Corporate Optometry and Paying Off Optometry Student Loans

corporate optometry and paying off optometry student loans

This is a sponsored post by Luxottica, a supporter of NewGradOptometry & new graduate optometrists! 😎  As a new graduate, with little to no experience, a very common priority is to start working, generate income, and start paying off optometry student loans. Student loans are a scary thing. With new optometrists …

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