On the heels of the widely successful Optometry Summit and the RIOA's flagship NTG 2023 event, YORI leaders are seeking to continue the momentum with a fun, low- to no- cost young OD event. Thursday, May 25, 2023 was chosen after polling the Young OD community. Click here to learn more & to register!
The RIOA continues to builds off the momentum of the Summit and NTG programs. Join your collegues for a traditional RIOA CE Dinner! Space may be limited; register early and save!
Important and timely information for RIOA members.


DEA’s new opioid training mandate: What you need to know

Doctors of optometry applying for a DEA license after June 27, 2023, must attest to a new eight-hour education and training requirement for substance abuse identification and treatment. Consult the AOA’s FAQ about these new licensing requirements.

AOA immediate past president: Our biggest challenges

In an interview, Robert C. Layman, O.D., discusses the biggest challenge he faced during his presidency and how he and the AOA continue the battle.

Optometry’s Meeting® announces keynote speaker, special events for Washington, D.C.

Early-bird registration is available through Friday, March 31, so lock-in your low, AOA-member rate for four days of industry-leading education, networking, practice solutions and entertainment in the nation’s capital.

April 12, 2023
RIOA Membership Committee Meeting - Remote
Remote Meeting - Zoom Platform
May 10, 2023
Spring 2023 GMM & CE Dinner
5707 Post Rd, East Greenwich, RI 02818

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