Toto, we are not at the IEI anymore. Fourth year may have started only 5(?!) weeks ago, but it seems like forever since I’ve been at school. Here are just a few things that are different from working at The Illinois Eye Institute compared to at a private practice externship site. 1. Time. At the IEI, third years are expected to get to dilation by 45 minutes by fourth quarter (spring). At my first externship at Pinecone Vision Center (Sartell, MN and owned by two ICO alums: Dr
Just when I finally got accustomed to telling everyone I’m in my second year at ICO, I am *gasp* now in my third year. Third year… …is when your day begins at 8 a.m.
That’s right. Whereas during first and second years we had exams early in the morning, now we’ve got early-morning classes. You would think that since our lectures are all recorded, we can watch the early lecture later, right? Sorry to break it to you, fellow night owls, but for one class, attendance is mandatory