audiologist shortage

Demand an Audiologist, but will there be one available?

by Barry A. Freeman, Ph.D. and Ian Windmill, Ph.D. In the January/February AAA President’s Message, Dr. Ian Windmill discusses the recent FDA, NAS, and legislative activities surrounding affordability and accessibility to hearing care.  He notes that Audiology “suffers from an access issue. There simply are not enough audiologists…to meet current demand” and we shouldn’t be surprised by…

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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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“Board Certified in Audiology”: A Rose by any other Name Would Smell a Whole Lot Better

by Harvey Abrams, PhD.   “Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD. In last month’s post, I described (and celebrated) the efforts of the American Board of Audiology (ABA) to create a certificate program for audiology preceptors designed to address an important need in our profession – high quality clinical supervision…

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An Imperfectly Designed System for the Times

by Harvey Abrams, PhD.   “Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD.   If your time to you Is worth savin’ Then you better start swimmin’ Or you’ll sink like a stone (Bob Dylan)   In a recent post  (in response to the PCAST report and pending FDA decision on creating a…

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On the PCAST Report and the FDA Hearings

Downstream Consequences of Aging is a bi-monthly series written by guest columnist Barbara Weinstein, PhD.  Today’s post is especially timely, on the heels of the IOM final report and anticipating the FDA review process that generated 160 stakeholder comments.1    The focus of the public workshop hosted by the FDA on April 21, entitled “Streamlining…

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