Tag Archives: tips for new grads

What is COVD? – Here’s a Film About 11 COVD Doctors

I have filmed several short documentaries for various optometry groups and companies, but COVD takes the crown for being the most passionate group. Never have I seen a more tight knit group of optometrists whose values are to support one another. It makes me ask the question – why can’t more optometry …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Quy Nguyen O.D.

Quy Nguyen grew up in the Bay Area in California and attended the University of California at Berkeley where he received a Bachelors in Integrative Biology. He obtained his Doctor of Optometry from the SUNY State College of Optometry in 2013. He currently works for an ophthalmology practice in Richmond …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Canada Edition

I’m here to tell you about what it takes to start practicing as an optometrist in Canada after getting your education at an optometry school in the US. I, like many of my colleagues, obtained my optometry degree at a US institution and made the decision to travel back home to …

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Allergan Optometry Jumpstart Program New Grad Video

At the 2014 Vision Expo West, we had a chance to spend some quality time with the folks over at Allergan and the Allergan Optometry Jumpstart Team. What an awesome group of people who work everyday with optometry in mind. Dave Gibson and Carey Reynolds, just to name a few, are …

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Life as a New Optometrist – Antonio Chirumbolo O.D.

Antonio Chirumbolo attended the SUNY College of Optometry and returned to his hometown, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to practice shortly after graduating. He now works in a large private practice setting providing care to his local community. In addition to patient care, Antonio possesses a marked interest in the optometric industry. While …

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How I Used My Connections to Land an Optometry Job

On September 18th 2014, the NewGradOptometry.com Executive Team held a round table discussion live at Vision Expo West. It was sponsored by Allergan OPTOMETRY JUMPSTART and the Vision Expo Young Professionals Club. Specifically, I talked about bringing medical optometry to a practice and how to land your dream optometry job. Landing …

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