Clinical Associates

Welcome to our Clinical Associates page!

The information provided below outlines many of the tangible benefits by joining our group of Clinical Associates. We offer rewards like discounted registration at all our education offerings, discount to our products, your practice information listed on our global "Find an Optometrist" page, access to our CA only Community Forum board and much more!

Your enrollment in OEPF goes beyond the personal benefits you receive directly. It makes you also 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 tirelessly to connect you with these colleagues, provide one of a kind continuing education experiences, facilitate access to research within the profession, and overall support the profession! The OEP Foundation has been providing these benefits for over 90 years!

  • Residents receive a free membership during residency.
  • And an additional one-year free membership upon graduating.

Overview CC and RCS Benefits for Clinical Associates (CA):

  • CA with individual membership: 10% discount.
  • CA with a practice membership: 10% discount for all doctors and therapists in one office.
  • Priority registration to clinical curriculum courses, regional clinical seminars, etc.


  • One newly published book free book yearly.
  • One-time code for free shipping
  • Subsequent orders an offer of 5% discount.
  • You will receive a code with the membership.
  • Free Pre-Access to password protected online videos.

OEPF is Organized in the US as a 501(c)(3) Not For Profit Corporation in the State of California, with its National Education Center and Main Administrative Office in Maryland. All enrollment fees are tax deductable!


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Section 1: Account Information
Section 2: Enrollment Categories
Enrollment category
Resident enrollment  No Charge
Student enrollment  No Charge
1st year post-graduate No Charge
1st year post-residency No Charge
Section 3: Optional Enrollment Add-Ons
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