Latest News National Optometry Hall of Fame Begins Accepting Nominations for 2019 By Staff Tuesday, January 8, 2019 12:24 AM ST. LOUIS—Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation has begun accepting online nominations for the 2019 National Optometry Hall of Fame. Nominations may be submitted through Feb. 12. This year’s inductees will be honored at Optometry’s Meeting, which is scheduled for June 19-23 in St. Louis. Administered by Optometry Cares—The AOA Foundation, the National Optometry Hall of Fame recognizes and honors luminaries of the profession for their long-lasting contributions to optometry in the areas of academia or private practice/federal services. Click here to see prior inductees.The following links provide access to the eligibility requirements and access to the online nomination form. The nominees should be those doctors who have advanced the profession and demonstrated their dedicated service, lifetime achievement and enduring legacy. Nominations must be submitted online and must include PDF versions of a nominee’s curriculum vitae and a minimum of two letters of support. For more information, contact the AOA Foundation at (314) 983-4200 or by email at Foundation@aoa.org for questions about the nomination process.