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SAA SPOTLIGHT | The Ultimate Guide for Students at AudiologyNOW!® 2017

As a student in an audiology graduate or undergraduate program, you are well on your way to becoming an outstanding audiology professional. With all of the time you spend at school, it can be challenging to find ways to stand out to externship sites and future employers. The AudiologyNOW! convention, in Indianapolis, Indiana, April 5–8, 2017, is one great way to prepare for your future. AudiologyNOW! is the largest gathering of audiologists and has historically offered a variety of events for students and professionals looking to stay up to date with the newest research and technology.

Topic(s): Student Academy of Audiology (SAA), AAA Conference

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today March/April 2017

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today March/April 2017

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An Unprecedented Opportunity to Transform Your Practice: Interview with Barbara Balik

The lecture for our AudiologyNOW!® 2017 Indianapolis attendees will take place on Wednesday, April 5, and features Barbara Balik, EdD, MS, RN. Dr. Balik is a nationally recognized expert, speaker, and educator on health-care safety, quality, and adaptive systems design.

Topic(s): Patient-Centered Care, Health Care, AAA Conference


Publication Issue: Audiology Today March/April 2017

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AudiologyNOW! 2017: In Review


We kicked off the conference on Wednesday with many educational and social events to include the ninth annual Academy Research Conference (ARC), focusing on Pediatrics: Advancements in Assessment and Rehabilitation. 

Topic(s): AAA Conference


Publication Issue: Audiology Today May/June 2017

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ACAE CORNER | Summary of the Second Annual Clinical Education Forum at AudiologyNOW! 2017

The second annual Clinical Education Forum was held April 8, 2017, in Indianapolis during AudiologyNOW! This year, ACAE jointly collaborated with the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders (CAPCSD) in planning the program. 

Topic(s): Accreditation Commission for Audiology Education (ACAE), Clinical Education Forum, AAA Conference, clinical education


Publication Issue: Audiology Today July/August 2017

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE | Our Year in Review

This is my last column as president, and there are so many things that need to be said. Over the past 12 months, the Academy Board, staff, and committees have tackled a lot.

Topic(s): over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, Academy Leadership, AAA Conference

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE | Listening to the Music in Nashville

It seems fitting, as we converge on “Music City” Nashville for our 30th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Audiology, to take time to enjoy the music. After all, “music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything” (Plato). But, music and musicians can also teach us important life lessons. I once read that harmonious and enjoyable bluegrass music requires the stringed instrument musicians (e.g., guitar, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, bass, dulcimer, etc.) to play in specific chords set by the lead instrument. 

Topic(s): AAA Conference, Academy Members


Publication Issue: Audiology Today March/April 2018

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE | Quit Apologizing and Be Confident

During AAA 2019, the Academy’s annual conference, the focus of the General Assembly was on confidence, the future, and loyalty. Those themes were chosen for the start of the conference, but they really should be the focus for the year, if not forever for audiology. 

Topic(s): AAA Conference


Publication Issue: Audiology Today May/June 2019