Lecture Series

Lecture Series

The AAA Foundation supports lectures at the American Academy of Audiology Annual Conference designed to provide attendees with a range of opportunities, including scientific enrichment, career development, and professional networking.

The AAA Foundation supported the following lectures at AAA 2018 in Nashville:

"Lead Like a Girl" featured lecture presented by Tacy M. Byham, PhD.

Dr. Tacy M. Byham is chief executive officer at Development Dimensions International (DDI). Lead Like a Girl will empower all leaders to declare their true worth and ignite impact in the workplace, from the start of their careers all the way to the C-Suite. She is the co-author of the acclaimed book, Your First Leadership Job: How Catalyst Leaders Bring Out the Best in Others, and will be on-hand for a book signing during AAA 2018.  

"Thirty Million Words: A Public Health Approach to Early Childhood Education," the 2018 Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology presented by Dana L. Suskind, MD.

Now available on eAudiology for free through September 30, 2018. 
Dr. Dana L. Suskind is a professor of surgery and pediatrics at the University of Chicago. In her presentation, she will discuss the Thirty Million Words Initiative, which develops and disseminates evidence-based, parent-directed programs that encourage parents to harness the power of their words to build their children's brains and shape their future.

Previous AAA Foundation sponsored lectures are now available on demand through eAudiology:

Improving Patient Care Through Innovation in Workplace Management - The 2017 lecture at the annual conference was presented by Barbara Balik, EdD, MS, RN on Innovation in Hearing and Balance Care: A Pathway to Transforming Outcomes (.15 CEUs), in Indianapolis, IN. This lecture is available on demand. Philanthropic support provided by Phonak, LLC.

Marion Downs Lecture in Pediatric Audiology - The 2017 Marion Downs Lecture at the annual conference was presented by Anu Sharma, PhD on Brain Chanes in Hearing Loss (.15 CEUs). This popular lecture is available on demand. Philanthropic support provided by The Oticon Foundation.

Topics in Tinnitus Lecture - Delving into the field of tinnitus research, this year's annual lecture at the annual conference, Evidence-Based Tinnitus Management - Inching Toward a Standard of Practice (.3 CEUs/ABA Tier 1), presented by James Henry, PhD is available on demand. Philanthropic support provided by Widex.