For Ophthalmologists

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More than 70% of ophthalmologists in Oregon belong to the Oregon Academy of Ophthalmology.

Membership offers tangible benefits.

  • Education: Sponsoring continuing medical education and annual scientific meetings, which also offer sessions for ophthalmic technicians and office staff.
  • Legislative Representation: Representing Oregon ophthalmologists in state government affairs.
  • Managed Care Representation: Working with third party payors on reimbursement.
  • Coding Questions: Answering your billing questions quickly and efficiently.
  • News Briefs: Providing state-specific information of use to ophthalmologists, through the OAO’s quarterly newsletter.
  • OAO Website: Educating the public of the benefits of ophthalmic care and assisting them in locating an ophthalmologist.
  • OAO Membership Directory: Providing a handy reference source to our members.
  • Audio/Visual Library: Providing slide shows and videos for use in making presentations to the public, primary care physicians, and allied health personnel.
  • Speaker’s Bureau: Offering valuable public information and public visibility for ophthalmologists through appearances at senior centers, health fairs, and other public events.
  • Resident/Fellow Program: Opportunities for practicing ophthalmologists, residents and fellows to meet and get to know each other.

“All your strength is in your union. All your danger is in discord…”

– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow