Wednesday, 15 September 2021

ATPO EyeCAN 2021 to Bring Best Clinical and Administrative Practices into Focus for Allied Ophthalmic Professionals

Posted in ATPO News

Frankfort, KY -- The Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology (ATPO) will hold the second annual Eye Career Advancement & Networking (EyeCAN) Conference on October 9-10, 2021 in a virtual format.

EyeCAN is designed for allied ophthalmic professionals (AOP) and will feature clinical, professional, and research courses, as well as opportunities for meaningful networking and peer-to-peer knowledge sharing. In addition to didactic sessions, EyeCAN will also offer interactive workshops and actionable training activities that AOP can put into practice immediately.

EyeCAN welcomes Sophia M. Chung, MD, who will deliver a keynote presentation on advances in neuro-ophthalmology. Other featured sessions include the Fellow Lecture, When the Patient is Your Daughter, presented by Michelle Willis, COMT, OSA, OSC, (F)ATPO, Ocular Motility Simulator, Lisa Rovick, EdD, CO, COMT, and Slit Lamp Photography: The Smart Way, Sergina Flaherty, COMT, CTC, (F)ATPO.

“EyeCAN was created to connect allied ophthalmic professionals with the resources and relationships that will help them achieve their professional goals,” said Sarah Gill, COT, OSC, ATPO President. “Today more than ever our members need convenient, practical, cost-effective training options—so we packed valuable information into a digital format that allows attendees to participate from anywhere in the world.”

EyeCAN is part of the Eye ATPO Do You? professional pathway. ATPO supports the exceptional delivery of physician-led patient care through education, training, career development, and advocacy for allied ophthalmic professionals. Visit or contact Stephanie Czuhajewski for more information and to register for EyeCAN 2021.