#audiologyawarenessmonth – best audiology practices

Any good brand manager would tell you that consumer outreach and perception is vital to the existence of your brand, or in our case, our profession.  While we absolutely need to focus on educating the general population (and our politicians!) about who we are and what we do, I’d like to take a slightly different…… Continue reading #audiologyawarenessmonth – best audiology practices

Sometimes a video storyboard about #hearingloss can do more than a thousand words

Hearing loss is often thought of as two distinct patient populations: children (either with congenital hearing loss or acquired conductive losses due to middle ear issues), and adults ages 60+. So, it was especially interesting to me when a few months back, I was speaking with a colleague who was interested in a patient population that…… Continue reading Sometimes a video storyboard about #hearingloss can do more than a thousand words

Summer fun, the #audpeep way

Summer is here, which means BBQs, vacations, and of course, the ability to enjoy the temperamental Chicago climate when it chooses to cooperate. I’m fortunate enough to be able to work remotely on occasion, so today began at my office away from home as the weather here is currently b-e-a-UTIFUL ( and by beautiful, I…… Continue reading Summer fun, the #audpeep way

#ASIuniversity 2018 – a recap

On March 30-31, 2018, I had the great joy of once again hosting Audiology Systems University, or ASIu for short. This was our fourth year having this event, and despite all of the work it takes to put on a comprehensive, unique student experience it was, as always, worth every ounce of effort put forth.…… Continue reading #ASIuniversity 2018 – a recap

#CI2018DC

If you follow me on The Twitters (@BYoungAuD), you may have noticed my feeble attempt at live tweeting. That’s because I’m so excited to be at the 2018 American Cochlear Implant (ACI) Alliance conference in Washington, D.C. Look, it’s the Washington Monument! Obviously, attending a conference as an attendee vs as a manufacturer is a…… Continue reading #CI2018DC

Get ready: #WorldHearingDay is March 3

With “Hear the Future” as the theme for this year’s global World Hearing Day,  as a profession of hearing healthcare providers we have a unique opportunity to on a global level, flood social media with hearing loss awareness, resources, and hashtags. The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that approximately 15% of the world adult population…… Continue reading Get ready: #WorldHearingDay is March 3

ASIu: giving expert insight to AuD students

When I started at Otometrics in 2014, one of my first tasks was to start planning and then execute the new premier AuD student event.  What started out as an interest in reaching out to students has turned into a passion, and I’m proud to say that we’ve been able to personally reach out to…… Continue reading ASIu: giving expert insight to AuD students