The Last Layer is Peeled Away

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD.   This will be my last post as part of the “Peeling the Onion” series. When I first began these articles, I felt its name was an apt metaphor for the issues facing hearing healthcare in general and the audiology profession in particular –…

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Supply and Demand of Audiologists in the US

by Kelli Marquardt, BS (applied mathematics and economics)  The supply of audiologists in the US is not on track to cover the rising demand in the next 30 years (Windmill & Freeman, 2013, 2017).  This post summarizes on-going economic analyses in a pilot study of the US market for audiologists. The study goals are to…

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Another Step Toward Quality AuD Education

“Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD In a recent post, I referred to the initiative by the American Board of Audiology (ABA) to create an  advanced practice certificate for audiology preceptors.  This is an important step toward improving the quality of the 4th year experience for AuD students. Now along comes…

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Peeling the Onion

Hearing Economics readers, please welcome Harvey Abrams to the ranks of regular writers at HearingHealthMatters.  Dr. Abrams has graciously agreed to assume the post of monthly columnist at Hearing Economics.  Today’s post marks his debut in a series he’s dubbed “peeling the onion.”  What he means by that will become clear with his monthly contributions.…

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Got MOOC?

Audiologists’ educations are way too expensive according to many consumers, all of whom are students. Their view is expressed and examined in a post series that dares to question the value of an AuD degree.  That question requires exploration of many factors:  economic preferences, attitudes, post-graduate salaries, 4th year internships, faculty expertise, gender politics…. and on…

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