Advocacy Days 2017 BAOC - Friday May 5

Unable to attend past COA Legislative Days? This year, COA brings the event directly to you! Take advantage of attending COA's Bay Area Optometric Societies and UC Berkeley Students (BAOC) Advocacy Day right in your own backyard! ACCCOS, SCCOS, SFOS, SMCOS, & REOS societies are all invited. Cocktails are 6-7pm, Advocacy program is 7-9pm with speaker Assembly Member Kevin Mullin.

When: Friday, May 5, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Cocktail Hour
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm: Advocacy Program

Where:
SPUR Urban Center
654 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105

For more information, go to coavision.org and click here

Installation Meeting 2017

2017 ACCCOS Installation

Sunday, April 9th, 2017

9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Castlewood Country Club, Grand Ballroom
707 Country Club Circle
Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 846-2871

Please note country club dress code: men wear collared shirts (tucked in), no denim or cargo shorts/pants. 

ur annual installation meeting is a special event for ACCCOS. Please come and see our 2017 ACCCOS board members assume their new roles of leadership for our society. 

Special Guest Lecturer:
Dr. Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, FAAO Dipl, ABO: 

"The Battle of the Bulge..Its all About the Backside" (2 hrs)
"More than Meets the TB Eye" (1 hr)

RSVP with choice of meal:

  • Mesquite Grilled Mahi Mahi, Charred Thai Pineapple Salsa with Roasted Yukon Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables
  • New York Strip Steak with Merlot Reduction & Garlic Mashed Potato
  • Vegetarian - Chef's choice

Free for ACCCOS members who sign up on or before  Sunday March 26th. $50 Non-ACCCOS COA members, $80 Non-COA members, $25 for ACCCOS Members who sign up after March 26th. $45 Late sign up fee (Thursday-Friday prior to event), $50 Sign up fee day of event/at door.

RSVP via PayPal at ACCCOS.ORG, and for the early bird option, send an email with your name, lic number and meal choice to acccos1@gmail.com.

Should you need to cancel, please do so 48 hours in advance of the meeting. A $45.00 penalty fee is incurred for a no-show with an RSVP.

Please note that to receive continuing education credit, you must arrive no later than ten minutes after the lecture has started. Only full 3-hour credit will be granted, no partial credit for only attending a portion of the lecture.

We still accept checks payable to "ACCCOS" sent to: 
Val Esway, 3024 Hyde St, Oakland, CA 94601 

Speaker Bio:
Dr. Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, FAAO Dipl, ABO

Healthcare Consultant and Subject Matter Expert

Dr. Morgenstern is a healthcare consultant and subject matter expert. He received is bachelors degree at Boston, and his Doctor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. Thereafter receiving his residency at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Morgenstern is the founder of OcuSolve, the healthcare and management consultant firm, assistant principal investigator for TLC Laser Centers, and assistant principal investigator for the CXL-USA Corneal Cross Linking Study Group. He is also involved with the AOA, Evidence Based Optometry (EBO) consultant for the United States Health and Human Services (HHS) Institute of Medicine (IOM) Systematic Reviews and Clinical Practice Guidelines Development Process.  He continues his work as the Optometric Subject Matter Expert, US Department of Defense Vision Center of Excellence, and the organizer and moderator of AOA United States/China FDA Myopia and Myopia Control joint symposium.  

In his spare time he has volunteered as the President of the Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society (OCCRS), Maryland Optometric Association, American Optometric Association New Technology Committee (AOA-NTC), Red Cross Volunteer Optometrist, Co-Chief Medical Editor of Advanced Ocular Care and EyetubeOD.com. He is also a founding member of the International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals, and Optometric Cross Linking Society, and the executive board member or the International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals (IKA)