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Sections & Special Interest Groups

Academy Sections and Special Interest Groups provide a forum for member discussions, professional enhancement and recognition. In addition,  these groups provide the Academy with important contributions from various fields of study or practice. To learn more, visit the pages listed below.

Section Position Papers

The American Academy of Optometry's Sections and SIGs are encouraged to submit papers on specific topics. Click here to download the Academy's Position Paper policy (PDF). 


Academy Guidelines for Symposia Held at the Annual Meeting (PDF)

Interested in Joining a Section or Special Interest Group?

Log-in to your Academy account and update your Section and SIG settings.

Interested in Starting a New Special Interest Group?

Email Helen Viksnins at