Student Eye-Mail®

Student Eye-Mail® Monthly is the electronic newsletter of the American Academy of Optometry. Each issue features articles of interest to optometry students and residents, Annual Meeting and Academy information, links to useful websites and more.

June Issue

Student and Resident Events at Academy 2018 San Antonio

Student Events
Student Welcome Reception 
Wednesday, November 7, 5:00 - 7:00 PM 
Generously sponsored by Allergan, Johnson and Johnson Vision, VSP and National Vision 

Student and Resident Awards Lunch 
Thursday, November 8, Noon - 1 PM 

Special Students Only Exhibit Hall Hours 
Thursday, November 8, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

Essilor Academic Challenge @ Academy Stadium 
Thursday, November 8, 7:00 to 10:00 PM 

Student Networking Luncheon 
Friday, November 9, Noon - 1:30 PM 
Generously sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Vision 

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Resident Events 
Resident/Practitioner Networking Event
Thursday, November 8, 4:00 - 5:30 PM 
Generously sponsored by Allergan and Johnson and Johnson Vision 

Residents Day 
Saturday, November 10 
Abstract submissions are open August 1 to September 4, 2018. 

Residents Day Luncheon 
Saturday, November 10, Noon - 1:15 PM 

Residents Day Reception 
Saturday, November 10, 3:30 - 4:30 PM 

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Essilor Academic Challenge @ Academy Stadium

Thursday, November 9, 7:00 to 10:00 PM 
This event will determine which school has what it takes to be crowned the champion. Academic teams form the schools and colleges of optometry will compete against each other in an entertaining environment to see which team has what it takes to win the coveted title.

ASCO "Ask the Experts" Pop Up Events

At Academy 2018 San Antonio ASCO will host two "Ask the Experts" pop-up events for students/graduate students at the ASCO exhibit booth #1555 on Thursday, November 8 from 10 to 11:30 AM, and on Friday, November 9 (time TBD). This new version of these programs will assemble experts from both academia and industry, in a relaxed setting for casual conversation and Q&A time. Students and graduate students interested in gaining insight into optometric research careers and pathways in academia are encouraged to attend!

Student Fellowship at Academy 2018 San Antonio

The Student Fellowship program is a great opportunity for you to engage in cutting edge knowledge and technology through lectures, workshops, posters and much more! The program will guide you in developing your skills as an optometric or vision science professional. Learn more...

Student and Resident Travel Fellowships

The American Academy of Optometry and the American Academy of Optometry Foundation provide a limited number of $750 travel fellowships to students and residents to help offset the cost of attending the meeting. Most student awards are given to students who have had a Scientific Program paper/poster presentation accepted. Learn more...

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