Tag Archives: non-clinical careers

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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Best Optometry Practice Modality For You

best optometry practice modality

At a pop-up talk filmed live at Vision Expo, a panel of experts shared their thoughts on how new optometry graduates can determine the best optometry practice modality for them. The panel included Patricia Fulmer, OD, FAAO; Keith Smithson, OD; Cory Hakanen, OD, MBA; Chun Auyeung, OD; and Kristen O’Brien, …

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Should Optometrists Get an MBA?

At Vision Expo East, Dr. Patricia Fulmer and Dr. Cory Hakanen sat down to discuss why and when optometrists should consider going for an MBA. Hakanen got into optometry because he was drawn to the combination of science and human interaction, but as he began practicing he noticed that he …

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How To Start a Non Clinical Optometry Career

Starting a non clinical optometry career can be scary. However, it can also be the most rewarding experience of your life. At VisionExpo West, five ODs sat down to discuss exactly how they’ve found happiness outside the clinic. Below you’ll find their helpful hints! Most ODs won’t leave patient care …

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Optometry Career Advice for Students

Roya Attar, OD, is Assistant Professor and Director of Professional Relations at the Kentucky College of Optometry. In an interview with Matt Geller, OD, she shares her top optometry career advice for students and shares tips on how they can launch their careers in clinical practice or in non-clinical roles. …

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CovalentCareers.com Releases Platform to Help Healthcare Professionals Find Jobs and Opportunities

CovalentCareers.com Releases Platform to Help Healthcare Professionals Find Jobs and Opportunities HR technology company releases free version of its healthcare talent sourcing platform   San Diego, CA – CovalentCareers, Inc., a California-based HR technology startup, released its second web product iteration today. CovalentCareers.com is an online technology platform that helps healthcare …

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A Look Back – Was Optometry the Right Choice

As a current optometry student I feel that I am always debating the question, “Did I choose the right profession?” At times, there seems to be so much confusion regarding who and what I am exactly: optician, ophthalmologist, optometrist, obstetrician (yes, even that one), it can be discouraging. I’ve quickly discovered that …

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