OAO (Ontario Association of Optometrists)

The benefits of membership with the Ontario Association of Optometrists (OAO) are extensive and can make a profoundly positive impact on your career as a Doctor of Optometry. As an association representing the majority of Ontario's Doctors of Optometry we are able to provide benefits including peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and career support. Moreover, we provide end-to-end monitoring of critical regulations and legislation and offer the strength of combined buying power for insurance coverage, emergency funding and other safety nets that help secure your future. New graduates and practising Doctors of Optometry alike benefit from OAO's expansive scope, which includes:
-Timely updates regarding changes to OHIP coverage, scope of practice regulations and the schedule of benefits.
-Monthly e-mail newsletter from the OAO President.
-Personalized assistance on OHIP billing issues and help unraveling government red tape.
-Best in class comprehensive professional liability insurance coverage in the province.
-Members' Only website portal, including access to multiple online and academic resources.
-Attendance at OAO's Annual Symposium & InfoMart and other regular events at great rates.
-Participation in OAO's children's vision awareness program, Eye See...Eye Learn®
-Access to high-quality online education for continuing education credit.

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