By Jenn Chinn
By Jenn Chinn, OD—I hear a lot of young ODs talking about and suffering from "new grad burnout."
When Viktoria Davis, OD, was hired to open a satellite office in 1999, she says that she knew from the start that volunteering in the rural community of Madelia, Minnesota, would be an important component of her business.
The Giving Board at Eyes for Life in Spokane, Washington, is a giant bulletin board proudly displayed in the office to highlight the charities where Heavin Maier, OD, is currently donating a portion of the practice’s profits.
You can’t miss the dedication to giving back at Myoptic Optometry in Portland, Oregon.
Kerry Giedd, OD, FAAO, of Orlando, Florida, has been traveling to the Dominican Republic for years to provide refractive eye care services.
Lauretta Justin, OD, of Orlando, Florida, and her husband had to make difficult changes when two of her sons were diagnosed on the autism spectrum. It also changed her approach to special needs care in the office.
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