Clinical Education Forum

Clinical Education Forum

Clinical Education Forum 2021 Virtual

Pivoting Clinical Education In and Beyond the Pandemic
April 26, 4:00-5:00 pm ET

A collaboration of American Academy of Audiology and the Council of Academic Programs in Communications and Sciences Disorders (CAPCSD)

Coordinated by Kathleen Masterson Colella, AuD, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Chair, Academic Programs Committee

Forum Facilitator: Elaine Mormer, PhD, University of Pittsburgh; CAPCSD

The forum will feature a solution-centered panel of individuals who pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic to maintain high-quality audiology education. The panel members will represent various facets of audiology education, including a student perspective. Participants will hear from innovative thinkers across the profession and brainstorm on how we adapt to this paradigm shift in educating future clinicians. 

Forum Objectives
  • Summarize challenges to consistency and breadth of audiology student clinical experiences in the current and post COVID-19 pandemic environments.
  • Identify current successful methods for educating student clinicians during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Proactively explore alternatives for evolving paradigm shifts in clinical education. 

Forum Panelists

Alexis Berko, MA
Northwestern University

Andrea Gohmert, AuD
University of Texas at Dallas

Erica Friedland, AuD
NOVA Southeastern University
Board Member, Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE)

Tom Muller, AuD
University of Arizona Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences

Jennifer Phelan, AuD
University of South Dakota

The Clinical Education Forum is offered for FREE to all AAA 2021 Virtual Conference registrants and AAA 2021 All-Inclusive Webinar Package subscribers.  Please allow one business day after registering for the AAA 2021 Virtual Conference to receive access to free registration for the Forum.