Homebound Program to Expand into the Bronx
Care Providers Introduce Themselves at Externship Expo
The College held its 3rd Annual Externship EXPO last month. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for care providers from a range of different practice modes and specializations to meet students and talk to them about their work prior to the students doing their fourth year externships.
SUNY Optometry Begins Collaboration with The Door
This month, the College began providing comprehensive eye care services during weekly rotations at The Door, a 43-year-old organization in lower Manhattan that provides a range of innovative services for young people.
Health Care Community Prepares for ICD-10
After a two year delay, the new International Classification of Diseases, or ICD-10, is set to launch on October 1, creating an unusually high level of anxiety among health care providers across the United States.
University Eye Center Promotes Healthy Contact Lens Use
Last week, as part of Contact Lens Health Week sponsored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the American Optometric Association and several other organizations, the University Eye Center engaged in a proactive, community-wide educational campaign designed to promote proper contact lens wear and safety.
‘Practice of Today’ Helping Prepare for Tomorrow
By exposing students to new technologies and new strategies for care delivery, SUNY Optometry's new 'Practice of Today' will help prepare students to succeed down the road.
Community Outreach Coordinator Helping to Extend Care to the Underserved
Community outreach coordinator, Ms. Marinel Pena, has worked to expand the level of care and education that the College and University Eye Center provide to people throughout New York City.
White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Class of 2017
With a large crowd of family and friends in attendance, the Class of 2017 had its white coat ceremony in the College’s Schwarz Theater on May 21, marking their transition from the second to third year of the Doctor of Optometry program at SUNY Optometry.
New System Will Streamline Care Delivery and Improve Communication in University Eye Center
As it prepares for the future, the University Eye Center has partnered with NextGen Healthcare to develop a series of electronic solutions that will enable the clinic to better manage its patient care activities more efficiently.
New Vice President for Clinical Administration and Executive Director of the UEC Named
It was recently announced that Ms. Liduvina Martinez-Gonzalez will assume the role of vice president for clinical administration and executive director of the University Eye Center.