Heart of America Eye Care Congress

February 12-14, 2021
Westin Crown Center
Kansas City, Missouri

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Heart 2021 Conference - 60 years!


The Heart of America Eye Care Congress is proud to host our 2021 Virtual Interactive Poster Session. (The session day and time are to be determined.) Students and Residents are eligible for one of five (5) Grand Prize Awards given to the top five posters, each worth $2,000 and free transportation/hotel for the Congress.

Deadlines and rules can be found by clicking the "Submit Poster Proposal" button. Students and Residents who submit a poster by the 30 November 2020 deadline and whose poster is accepted, will receive FREE registration to Heart 2020 if registered by 31 December 2020. Questions can be submitted to the Education Director at education1@hoaecc.org.

We look forward to your submission; good luck!

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Educational Grant Winners
Five residents and students were each awarded $2,0000 scholarships at the Saturday night banquet during the annual Heart of America Eye Care Congress in Kansas City, MO. These top five were chosen from close to a hundred posters submitted. Congratulations!
Left to right: Wes Garton, OD, FAAO; Sean P. Mulqueeny, OD; Mary Chivetta, OD, MBA, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI AT ST. LOUIS; Brianne Herlitzke, OD, INDIANA UNIVERSITY; Jessica Jankiewicz, OD, ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY; Ashley Allee, OD, STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK; Laila Tawfik, OD, SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY; Larry D.Stoppel, OD, FAAO.

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