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Sunday Series

New England College of Optometry’s Sunday Series offers professional continuing education on a variety of optometric topics. All programs are COPE-accredited courses intended to augment clinical skills and promote excellence in patient care.


2018 - 2019 Sunday Series

The Sunday Series programs are held at the 424 Beacon Street campus from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM.  The fall season will include:

  • September 23, 2018: Systemic Disease and Case Challenges 
    Speakers: Drs. Carlo Pelino and Matt Garston
    Try finding a systemic disease that does not manifest in the eye and Drs. Carlo Pelino and Matt Garston will dispel the myth by taking you on a journey that leads the way back to your patient and their specific presenting problem. Fascinating cases presented by two legendary clinicians will challenge existing clinical decision-making precepts while providing a comprehensive approach to arriving at the correct diagnosis.
    NOTE: This CE event takes place during Alumni Reunion weekend.
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  • December 2, 2018: Retina Grand Rounds

We also encourage you to participate in our complimentary, COPE-accredited online Continuing Education programs.


Previous Sunday Series: 2017-2018 Season

The following is a list of the live Sunday Series events that were held in the 2017-2018 academic year.  

Technology: Advancing the Diagnostic Focus
Technology is changing our everyday lives, but more importantly, the way we deliver eye care. As primary care providers, optometrists must be willing to embrace evolving trends in health care. Keynote speaker Howard Purcell, OD '84 was joined by Tim Petito, OD, and Thomas Wong, OD to address the important elements surrounding implementation of technology into a primary care practice, highlighting the importance of developing new practice management strategies to accommodate the emerging model of comprehensive care.  

Diabetes: Current Concepts
Instructors M Medha N. Munshi, MD, Enrique Caballero, MD, Robert C. Stanton, MD,  Joanna Mitri, MD, MS, and Joan Hill, RD, CDE, LD, tackled topics around diabetes such as New Trends in Diagnosis and Management, Developing and Evolving Therapies, Diabetic Nephropathy Update, Diabetic Retinopathy Update, and Living with Diabetes.


NECO would like to thank the following corporate sponsors for their support through unrestricted, educational grants.

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