University of Missouri - St. Louis College of Optometry (UMSL)
Class of 2019As the Editor-in-Chief, I find great joy in the ability to bring inspiration and open up collaboration to our team, our readers and all those interested in our field. I hope that my articles and involvement can spur a discussion about some of the most pertinent and pressing topics that impact optometry, and that they may inspire those in the field to take action and become involved in how we choose to shape our profession for the future.
Posts by Peter Jacques:
We’ve all heard it before: “optometry is a legislated profession.” But what does that really mean? Put simply, if an optometrist wants to do something, there has to be a law that explicitly states that they can. If your... Continue reading
There are not many topics that optometry students would care to discuss less than student loan debt. Aside from the few lucky ones who have a rich uncle to pick up their optometry school tab, student loans are a very real necessity of... Continue reading
After finishing your first year of optometry school or your last, many students and new doctors struggle with a very real world question: what will I do with my summer? Whether it be finding a job at a practice or waiting for the final... Continue reading
*For this weekend only (January 14-15, 2017), all iBooks are on sale for $15 or less! Let’s face it, we could all use a little help to get through optometry school. For core concepts like Biochemistry or Anatomy and Physiology, one... Continue reading