According to the latest available data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics as reported recently by the Philadelphia Business Journal, optometrists rank No. 7 and physician assistants rank No. 48 in the top 50 highest-paying jobs in the Philadelphia region that earn between $100,000 and $150,000.
Salus University has completed two new articulation agreements with Keystone College, one for a Doctor of Optometry (OD) degree program and the second for a Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Master of Medical Science degree program.
As the founder of Salus University’s Looking Out for Kids (LOFK) vision care charity fundraiser, one of Dr. Susan Oleszewski’s primary roles was to ensure that there were enough resources every year to provide comprehensive vision care services and eyeglasses to disadvantaged children in the region. Fortunately, Dr. Oleszewski developed a long-standing relationship with Alan Lindy, president of Lindy Property Management, which has proven to be a huge benefit for the LOFK program ever since.
Students from the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry’s (PCO) Sports Vision Club traveled to the nation’s capital in late July and got to meet a former president of the United States.
This month marks the transition period for the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) residency classes. For most of our 2018-2019 residents, this will be their first time leaving Salus PCO since becoming optometry students five years ago. As for our new entering class, they represent the most academically diverse group Salus PCO has ever had – with graduates from optometry programs all across the country.