The Clinic Council conducts the clinical business of the University Eye Center staff. The Clinic Council makes recommendations to the vice president of clinical administration for matters regarding the welfare and management of the University Eye Center. The Clinic Council also recommends action to the chief medical officer on clinical matters. The Clinic Council coordinates the activities and general policies of the various services. It assures that the professional care and treatment for patients are in accordance with the highest standards in optometric care.
The Clinic Council is an advisory group to the vice president for clinical administration and engages in discussions relating, but not limited to, the strategic plan and the mission of the UEC, staff membership, the provision of quality patient care, effectiveness and efficiency of all patient care related activities, the educational process within the context of the patient care setting, affiliated sites, departmental and external relations, credentialing, quality assessment and improvement, environmental and safety issues, professional and regulatory requirements and operational policies and procedures. Membership on the Clinic Council includes the vice president for clinical administration, chief medical officer, director of clinical operations, director of patient financial services, vice president for academic affairs and the service chiefs.