Insights for 10-5-20

"Right now, in this moment—as we face racism, and let’s be honest, widespread socioeconomic disparity—the power of unity and partnership have never felt more important. The eyecare profession has an opportunity to lead the way. We can bring about greater change together than as individual organizations. We should redouble our efforts to build strong partnerships, both to increase our influence and to hold ourselves accountable."

Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO, president and chief executive of the New England College of Optometry (NECO), writing recently on the Review of Optometric Business site in his op-ed essay, “Together We Can Make Optometry More Diverse, Equitable & Inclusive.”