Welcome to Optometric Extension Program Foundation

Become a Clinical Associate in 2020

The OEPF facilitates interactions and fosters innovation in education, experience, and research within a dynamic network of optometric professionals. As a Clinical Associate, you enable us to further this commitment of professional growth and development – for everyone.


The OEP Foundation has supported the optometric profession for over 90 years!


Your enrollment means a lot to us, providing the support that goes beyond the personal benefits you receive directly. It makes you part of a "family" of thousands of Clinical Associates (CA) worldwide who continue to advance human progress through research and education on vision, the visual process, and optometric clinical care. We work to connect you with like-minded colleagues, provide one of a kind continuing education experiences, facilitate access to research within the profession, and overall support the profession!

Join us now!

Upcoming Events

Northwest Congress of Optometry
Saturday, February 22, 2020 - Sunday, February 23, 2020

OEPF Clinical Curriculum - VT1/Visual Dysfunctions
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - Sunday, March 01, 2020

*NEW* Regional Clinical Seminar: Power Tools: Lens and Prism Seminar
Saturday, March 07, 2020 - Sunday, March 08, 2020

Great Lakes Optometric Congress
Sunday, March 08, 2020 - Monday, March 09, 2020