A group of optometrists affiliated with National Vision celebrate five years of service with the company at the awards dinner held during the company’s annual CE symposium.
CHICAGO—At its annual continuing education symposium this week, National Vision Inc. recognized 115 optometrists affiliated with the company for service milestones, which ranged from five to 25 years. The honorees were presented with awards in front of more than 700 of their optometry peers at an awards dinner, which was held during the CE symposium here in Chicago.
The 115 optometrists have dedicated a combined total of 900 years of service to practices affiliated with National Vision and its family of national retail brands, according to an announcement. The number of ODs in each category of years of service are:
• 5-Year Service Award: 66 Doctors
• 10-Year Service Award: 40 Doctors
• 15-Year Service Award: 4 Doctors
• 20-Year Service Award: 3 Doctors
• 25-Year Service Award: 2 Doctors
A small group of ODs affiliated with National Vision taking a break in between the CE symposium and networking events.
“For the past decade, our North Star has been that National Vision is striving to create environments where great optometrists want to spend their entire career," chief executive officer Reade Fahs said in the announcement. “This special group of optometrists, who have spent their career with us, is a testament to the sort of talented, caring optometrists that make up our community at National Vision.”
The annual CE symposium provides company affiliated doctors the opportunity to earn all required CE at once. National Vision is one of the largest optical retail companies in the United States, with more than 950 stores across 44 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.