EVENTS

2020 Events 

Monday, February 10th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Member Social Event- Wine Tasting and appetizers
                 Location: Cellar Rat Wine Merchants, 1701 Baltimore Ave. KC, MO 64108
                 RSVP to osogkc@gmail.com before February 5
Monday, March 2nd, 2020 at 6:30 PM
Cequa Sponsored dinner presented by Ranjan Malhotra MD, FACS
                 Location: Jack Stack Barbecue 101 W. 22ns Ts. #300 KC, MO
                 To register, please go to hlxregister.com and enter Program ID # SUDQUN
Monday, April 6th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
COPE approved course on Pediatric Ocular Conditions presented by Simran Brar O.D. and Timothy Hugs O.D.
                Location: Virtually online through ZOOM; the meeting ID will be 659-381-627
                Individual emails with the meeting password will be sent out to doctors who have registered

OSGKC April 2020 nonmembers:

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Monday, May 4th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
2 hours COPE approved course on:
Topic 1: Providing Eyecare in the time of COVID 
Discussion on providing eyecare during the COVID-19 crisis: ocular manifestations, practice management with stimulus/government aid packages, and telemedicine use presented by Anthony Verachtert, OD; David Carnes; Michelle Boyce, MD 
Topic 2: Ask the Specialist about Refractive Surgery, Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery and Lacrimal System Disorders. Or whatever else you’ve wanted to ask but haven’t found the time! 
Ask the specialist. A potpourri of refractive, glaucoma, and plastics challenges followed by a question and answer session presented by  Michelle Boyce, MD; Daniel Bettis, MD; Michael Chappell, MD 
                Location: Virtually online through ZOOM
                Individual emails with the meeting password will be sent out to doctors who have registered
Monday, June 1st, 2020 at 6:30 PM
OSGKC Legislative BBQ - Cancelled due to COVID-19
Monday, September,14th 2020 at 6:30 PM
Live webinar on corneal cross-linking and MIGS presented by Dr. Mitch Ibach, OD, Vance Thompson Vision, for 2 hours of free COPE-approved continuing education
                Location: Virtually online through ZOOM
                Individual emails with the meeting password will be sent out to doctors who have registered
Please email us at osogkc@gmail.com for the link to the registration
Monday, October 5th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
COPE approved Continuing Education TBT
Monday, November 2nd, 2020 at 6:30 PM
COPE approved Continuing Education TBT
Monday, December 7th, 2020 at 6:30 PM
OSGKC Annual Holiday Party TBT

2019 Events

Monday, November 4, 2019 at 6:30 PM
Scleral Contact Lens Education sponsored by ABB Optical and CooperVision
                 Location: Eddie V's on the Plaza
                 RSVP to osogkc@gmail.com before October 28
 
Monday, December 2, 2019 at 6:30 PM
OSGKC Annual Holiday Party sponsored by Sutherlin Optical
                Location: Lidia's   101 W. 22nd St., Kansas City, MO 54108
                RSVP to osogkc@gmail.com before November 25

OSGKC EXECUTIVE BOARD

President: Lauren Pachy, OD

Immediate Past President: Kevin Tomasu, OD

Vice President: Julie Lafreniere, OD, FAAO

Secretary-Treasurer: Sarah Kenning, OD

Resources

American Optometric Association - www.aoa.org

 

Missouri Optometric Association - www.moeyecare.org

 

Kansas Optometric Association - www.kansasoptometric.org

 

Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry - www.arbo.org

COVID-19 Resources

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

 

https://www.whitehouse.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/03.16.20_coronavirus-guidance_8.5x11_315PM.pdf

 

https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/6201/text