for Students

Helping to prepare you for a lifetime of caregiving.

Devoted to the diagnostic equipment needs of today's students.

Congratulations on your acceptance to embark on a path that will lead you to becoming a healthcare professional—an important and highly-regarded calling. The diagnostic equipment presented here will be critical to your success in acquiring the skills that are fundamental to clinical practice. Investing in this equipment will enable you to learn physical assessment better and faster.



The best way to shop.

Did you know that you can purchase your diagnostic equipment online, directly from Welch Allyn? Our student store offers a full catalog of products selected and priced specifically for students like you! It's fast, easy and super convenient.

Welch Allyn For Optometry Students

Welch Allyn invented the first direct-illuminating, hand-held ophthalmoscope in 1915. And ever since, we’ve been focused on providing the tools that optometry students can use to perfect their diagnostic skills as students, and put them into practice as physicians.

We hope you consider Welch Allyn to be your clinical partner--delivering not only the instruments to help you perform the practice of optometry, but the resources to help you do so more efficiently and more effectively.

While you're here, be sure to review:

  • iExaminer™ System: Practice funduscopic exams with your iPhone® and the Welch Allyn PanOptic Ophthalmoscope
  • Ophthalmic sets: A kit including your ophthalmoscope, retinoscope, and power handles for use in the classroom and throughout your career
  • Clinical learning resources: Perfect your diagnostic skills with these tools

Welch Allyn for Veterinary Students

Studying veterinary medicine can be a daunting task. Welch Allyn diagnostic instruments will give you the tools you need to make your student years just a little bit easier.

As a trusted name by veterinarians and family physicians for nearly 100 years, you can have confidence that you are getting the latest in technology and great value when you purchase Welch Allyn otoscopes, ophthalmoscopes, and diagnostic sets. Our tools will help you better visualize the many pathologies of the eye and ear that you will see throughout your career as a veterinarian, helping you work more efficiently and effectively every single day.

Together in partnership with Welch Allyn, Miltex and Merial, Henry Schein Animal Health has brought you the Professional Development Program. This program was created to help veterinary students obtain quality equipment at deeply discounted prices.

Learn more about our full range of solutions for veterinarians, then visit Henry Schein Animal Health to get a special rate on your purchase. 



Clinical Education

Refresh your diagnostic skills.





You want to start perfecting your clinical assessment skills as early as possible.

Welch Allyn has the tools to help. 

From our beginnings in 1915 with the invention of the world’s first hand-held direct illuminating ophthalmoscope, to our latest innovations like the PanOptic™ Ophthalmoscope and the MacroView™ Otoscope, Welch Allyn has long been the leader in diagnostic instruments. When you invest in Welch Allyn diagnostic equipment, you are investing in your future. 


What is the Ripple Effect?

The Ripple Effect is an initiative to help inspire medical students to change the world by giving back to their communities. Sponsored by Welch Allyn in conjunction with Heart to Heart International, the program consists of two elements: an annual contest for an all-expense-paid humanitarian service trip and a medical equipment donation program.

Check out the inspirational 2013 contest winner entries below. 

And, Like the Ripple Effect page on Facebook for more details on how to enter the 2014 Contest!

2013 Winner

Oluwatoni Aluko, Meharry Medical College, 2016

"I plan to be the change I want to see in this world and create a Ripple Effect."

2013 Winner

Meghan Meghpara, Rowan School of Medicine, 2016

“I hope to get the chance to pay it forward, because it is as simple as the Ripple Effect. Just a little good can travel far and touch so many, and if everyone helps the possibilities are limitless.”