Membership

Membership

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SAA SPOTLIGHT | You're More Than Just Your Member Number

The Student Academy of Audiology (SAA) is the national student organization of the American Academy of Audiology (the Academy) that serves as a collective voice for students and advances the rights, interests, and welfare of students pursuing careers in audiology.  

Our mission is to introduce students to lifelong involvement in activities that promote and advance the profession of audiology and provide services, information, education, representation, and advocacy for the profession and the public we serve. 

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Publication Issue: Audiology Today November/December 2019

Audiology Today July/August 2019…What’s Inside This Issue?

Audiology Today Volume 31 Number 4
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The editorial team and I are so happy to announce the content for this latest issue of Audiology Today. We are featuring a number of comprehensive, relevant, and interesting articles, as well as some short reads on public relations, coding and reimbursement, and audiology advocacy.


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Audiology Today May/June 2019…What’s Inside This Issue?

Audiology Today Volume 31 Number 3
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The editorial team and I are so happy to announce the content for this latest issue of Audiology Today. We are featuring a number of comprehensive, relevant, and interesting articles, as well as some short reads on public relations, coding and reimbursement, and audiology advocacy.


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Together We Can Do So Much: A Challenge to All Academy Members

Sarah Sydlowski, Academy Board of Directors


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All Things Must Pass

Opinion Editorial by Douglas L. Beck, AuD

Dear Readers:

This is my final assignment as Web content editor for the American Academy of Audiology (Academy). 

In 2008, I had the honor of being nominated to assume the position previously held by my dear friend and colleague Dr. Jerry Northern. Talk about large shoes to fill!  Jerry was then, and is now, a luminary and one of my favorite authors and lecturers in our profession. I cannot thank him enough for the inspiration, knowledge, sincerity and humor he’s shared with me (and all of you!) for decades.

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Academy Pleased About Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Dear Academy Members:

In late March, the state of Indiana received a great deal of attention for passing it’s version of the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The American Academy of Audiology Board of Directors has been monitoring the discussion in Indiana and the concerns expressed by the Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community across the country. The Academy Board could not support moving forward with AudiologyNOW! 2017 in a state that would discriminate against any of our Academy members.

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Update on Academy Initiatives: Interview with President Erin L. Miller, AuD

Douglas L. Beck, AuD, speaks with Dr. Miller about hiring the new executive director, Tanya Tolpegin, reimbursement structures, itemization, bundling, unbundling, outcomes, legislative efforts, ADA, direct access, and more.

Douglas L. DLB (DLB): Hi, Erin. It’s a pleasure to speak with you! Now that we’re about in the middle of your tenure as president of the American Academy of Audiology, I’d like to get an update and see how things are going.

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Science Beyond Sound (Entanglement)

Opinion Editorial

By Douglas L. Beck, AuD

Board Certified in Audiology

Web Content Editor

American Academy of Audiology

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Archive

Member in the News


  • Montgomery Advertiser: Academy member Dr. Bettie Borton is interviewed in this article. (July 30, 2008)
  • Leavenworth Times: Academy member Dr. Mary Dutton discusses hearing loss and the importance of seeing an audiologist in this article. (June 9, 2008)

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On Words, Abbreviations, and Consciousness

Opinion Editorial by Douglas L. Beck, AuD

Board Certified in Audiology

American Academy of Audiology

Web Content Editor

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