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All Politics Is Local — Get Involved at the State Level

By John B. Holds, MD
A strong state ophthalmology society, involved membership, active lobbyists, ongoing legislative contacts and the support of the Academy’s Surgical Scope Fund and State Affairs are all essential to represent ophthalmology at a state level. > Continue reading

 

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Members Say It Best

The success of the Academy’s state and federal legislative agendas depends on member participation. This truth drives the Academy's I Am an Advocate campaign. It is why members from across the United States, representing comprehensive ophthalmology and the various subspecialties, are speaking out through the campaign, to urge others to become advocates. It is imperative that all members consider how they can ensure ophthalmology's voice is heard on these issues.