Events 2015-2016

March 4, 2016Topcon Summer Internship Skills Workshop, featuring Dr Howard Dolman, OD.

February 29, 2016Vision Therapy Basics for the Primary Care Optometrist, Dr. Tanya Polonenko, OD and Dr. Zoe Lacroix, OD

February 6, 2016 | Optometric Practice Management Seminar

January 26, 2016 | CAOS Lecture 4: Dr Paul Chous, OD Diabetes: What We Need to Know in Optometric Practice

January 25, 2016 | OAO Town Hall Discussion

January 22, 2016 | CAOS Lecture 3: Dr, Dennis Ruskin, OD, FAAO- Current Controversies in Eye Care: AMD Recommendations Related to Nutrition and Genetic Testing

January 20, 2016 | EyeRecommend Private Practice Success Stories– How Buying Groups Help Your Practice

January 12, 2016 | CAOS Lecture 2: Dr Chryssa McAlister, MD – Interprofessional Collaboration between OD, OMD and GPs (Open to CAOS members, ODs, faculty members)

November 23, 2015 | CAOS Lecture #1: Dr. Jerry Nolfi – I’ve Graduated, Now what!? Making the transition after Optometry school — Open to all CAOS members

November 11, 2015 | CAOS annual Eye Recommend Lecture — Open to all UW Optometry students

October 30, 2015 | Lunch and Learn: Evolution of Artificial Tears— 3rd and 4th Year CAOS members only.

September 28th, 2015 | CAOS Membership Form – Download and Print! Visit us during lunchtime to sign up or email For more info about membership, click here.

September 25th, 2015  | Dining in the Dark

A unique culinary experience where you can be served a delicious dinner while blindfolded.  All proceeds raised will go towards Optometry Giving Sight providing eye care programs, vision centers and training in developing countries. Join us for Dining in the Dark this month!

You can sign up at lunch in the student commons until September 18th! Tickets are $45.

September 23rd, 2015  | Lunch N Learn: Dry Eyes and Omega 3s

Join us for our first lunch N learn event- Dr Theresa Jahn from Dartmouth, NS will be speaking about the science of omega 3s and why it works for dry eyes. Pizza lunch will be provided.

September 13th 2015  | CAOS Welcome Week Reception

CAOS hosted a reception event to welcome the first year optometry students into the world of optometry beyond academics. Dr Jeff Goodhew, president of the OAO was also present and gave an inspiring speech.

July 21st 2015  |  CAO Congress 2015: Riverfront Rendevous  

CAOS attended CAO Congress  in Fredericton last week. Approximately 40 Canadian OD students attended, representing University of Waterloo, University of Montreal, Illinois College of Optometry, Pacific University, and University of Houston. CAOS relaunched at the Optofair Trade Show and…(read more)

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