Academy Names Patrick Gallagher, MBA, as New Executive Director

The American Academy of Audiology (the Academy) has named Patrick Gallagher, MBA, as its new executive director effective March 15, 2021.

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ACADEMY NEWS | 10th Anniversary of Jerger Future Leaders Conference in Audiology: A Smashing Success!

Another stellar group of early- to early-mid-career audiologists were selected from the largest pool of applicants so far to attend the 2018 Jerger Future Leaders in Audiology Conference (JFLAC). The conference convened at the American Academy of Audiology (Academy) headquarters in Reston, Virginia, September 12–14, 2018, and generously sponsored in part by the Oticon Hearing Foundation. 

Topic(s): James Jerger Future Leaders of Audiology (JFLAC), Leadership

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Starting the Discussion About Equality and Equity in Leadership

Gender increasingly is recognized as a determining factor in the ability to achieve success in the workplace. This is observed not only with compensation, but with professional advancement and leadership opportunities. Longstanding evidence exists detailing the considerable differences in pay between men and women. While it might seem as though women have made great advances in overcoming these disparities with rising visibility of “glass ceiling breakers” such as Sheryl Sandberg, Oprah Winfrey, and others, the truth is that little has changed for most women. 

Topic(s): Equality, Equity, Leadership, bias