Dr. Nicole Ross, Assistant Professor at New England College of Optometry (NECO), was awarded the 2016 Rising Star Award at the Association of Schools…
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One of my greatest goals is that my interns/future doctors would understand that they are looking at a whole person and not just their eyes. In any clinical rotation, they can learn to not just take care of someone's vision, but to also take into account their other medical and social issues with an interdisciplinary approach. They may be the only friendly face that the patient sees that day, or they may need that extra push to take care of their diabetes.
Amy Moy, OD, Clinical Faculty; Chief Clinical Officer, New England Eye
You understand that being a doctor-in-training means to behave as a doctor everyday - not just when you interact with patients, and not just when you wear these special white coats that you will be handed today - but each moment of your lives.
Fuensanta Vera-Diaz, PhD, Assistant Professor of Optometry
The best aspect of my work is student interaction - whether it is in clinic or in labs, the opportunity to share what I know is truly an enriching experience.
Gayathri Srinivasan, MS, OD, Assistant Professor
All I ask from students is that they contemplate the enormous responsibility that accompanies the knowledge and skills they are gaining as a result of their optometric education. From that starting point, the path to becoming an impactful doctor is clear.
Erik Weissberg, OD, Director of Clinical Education