126 episodes

Discussing the business of hearing healthcare and how hearing professionals can succeed in a rapidly evolving landscape.

Guests of the show include experts with backgrounds in Audiology, Public Health, Consumer Audio, and Technology.

The goal of Future Ear Radio is to connect the trends converging around our ears. (FuturEar)

Future Ear Radio Dave Kemp

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    • 4.9 • 22 Ratings

Discussing the business of hearing healthcare and how hearing professionals can succeed in a rapidly evolving landscape.

Guests of the show include experts with backgrounds in Audiology, Public Health, Consumer Audio, and Technology.

The goal of Future Ear Radio is to connect the trends converging around our ears. (FuturEar)

    126 - Craig Kasper, Au.D. - Cultivating a Unique Value Proposition as a Modern Day Audiologist

    126 - Craig Kasper, Au.D. - Cultivating a Unique Value Proposition as a Modern Day Audiologist

    Guest: Craig Kasper, Au.D - Founder & Managing Director of NYHD | Institute for Hearing & Balance

    Craig joins Dave on the podcast this week to discuss:

    - His backstory and how he got into Audiology, gaining a business background as a consultant, and then returning to Audiology to start a private practice

    - Craig's process of acquiring business acumen and expertise and then leveraging those skills in a private practice

    - The importance of actively building relationships with all types of allied medical professionals and being the expert in all things Audiology (not just hearing aids)

    - Takeaways from the 2024 American Academy of Audiology conference

    - Dr. Kasper's longtime specialization with tinnitus patients and his initial experience with bimodal neuromodulation tinnitus treatments

    - Ways the market might adapt to a growing demand for hearing care services with a flat or diminishing supply of Audiologists

    - Mentorship in Audiology - bridging the generational gap and imparting wisdom from one generation to the next


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    125 - Tom Goyne, Au.D. - Audiology Private Practice, Academia and Practice Management

    125 - Tom Goyne, Au.D. - Audiology Private Practice, Academia and Practice Management

    Guest: Tom Goyne, Au.D. - Owner of Aberdeen Audiology, Adjunct Professor at Salus University, and Founder of Integrative Audiology



    Tom joins Dave on the podcast this week to discuss:

    - Tom's backstory, journey into Audiology, and the three hats he wears as private practice owner, professor, and practice management consultant



    - How the field of Audiology and the broader industry that surrounds it has changed across the past 25 years



    - What Tom is seeing from his students about the kind of Audiology work that they're seeking post-graduation and how that's shifting from past generations


    - The growing significance and impact that auditory training and APD work is having within Tom's clinic


    - What types of new roles and responsibilities the Audiologist will take on into the future and how to set oneself up to capitalize on those changes



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    124 - Daniel Romero, Ph.D - Takeaways from the 2024 American Balance Society Conference

    124 - Daniel Romero, Ph.D - Takeaways from the 2024 American Balance Society Conference

    Guest: Daniel Romero, Ph.D. - Vestibular Audiologist and Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

    Daniel joins Dave on the podcast this week to discuss some of their main takeaways from the 2024 American Balance Society Conference.


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    123 - Emilie Vos, Au.D. - A Recent Audiology Graduate's Perspective on the Future of Audiology

    123 - Emilie Vos, Au.D. - A Recent Audiology Graduate's Perspective on the Future of Audiology

    Emilie Joins Dave on the podcast this week to discuss:

    - Her backstory, personal experience with a loved one's hearing loss and dementia, and the serendipity surrounding her path to Audiology

    - Entering into a profession and being energized about the direction Audiology is heading (closer to the brain)

    - "The Big Onion" patient experience and the value of providing a holistic approach

    - Earning her Au.D. at Nova Southeastern, her mentors, and identifying which facets of Audiology she wanted to focus on

    - Her residency at Weill Cornell and rounding out her skillset with as much specialty hands-on experience as possible

    - Endlessly learning and seeking out challenging scenarios to grow from and invest in oneself

    - Emilie's perspective on personal brand building and how she envisions using social media throughout her career


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    122 - Jennifer Micacci, Au.D - Growing a Private Practice Audiology Clinic to 3 Locations

    122 - Jennifer Micacci, Au.D - Growing a Private Practice Audiology Clinic to 3 Locations

    Guest: Jennifer Micacci, Au.D. - Owner of Best Life Hearing Center

    Jennifer joins Dave on the podcast this week to discuss:

    - Her backstory, how she ended up in Audiology, and her path to becoming a practice owner

    - The noticeable leaps forward that hearing aid technology has taken in the past decade

    - Some of the major differences between Jennifer's experience working inside an ENT office vs. her own private practice

    - The rationale behind why she decided on her first location for Best Life Hearing and the considerations that went into expanding to three locations

    - The challenges that come from scaling a practice and methods to hone new skills (i.e. cultivating leadership skills)

    - The increasing impact managed care is having on Best Life and some ideas that Jennifer is using to help navigate this challenge (i.e. upskilling Audiology Assistants)

    - Finding other business owners and entrepreneurs to collaborate with and learn from

    - Emerging opportunities and additional revenue generators of the future


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    121 - Tish Gaffney, Au.D. - Career Advancement & Market Trends in Audiology

    121 - Tish Gaffney, Au.D. - Career Advancement & Market Trends in Audiology

    Guest: Tish Gaffney, Au.D. - Professor of Audiology at Nova Southeastern University & President Elect of the American Academy of Audiology

    Tish joins Dave on the podcast this week to discuss:

    - Her backstory, how she ended up in Audiology, and her path to becoming a professor at Nova Southeastern University

    - Getting involved early in her career with various professional organizations, which she attributes as a major accelerant to her career's growth & establishing her professional network

    - Her specialization in vestibular diagnostics and the growing interest in the vestibular side of Audiology among young professionals

    - A brief overview of the trends happening in the nascent field of pediatric vestibular diagnostics

    - The American Academy of Audiology's (AAA) goals in 2024 and then beyond during her tenure

    - The intersection of Public Health and Audiology and how Hearing Professionals can "extend themselves" by imparting their institutional knowledge to allied medical professionals


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    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
22 Ratings

22 Ratings

Christykrc ,

Bravo

Love how Dave explores new technology and shares more about this realm of deaf and hard of hearing in a way that the general public who may not be in the industry can grasp and be more informed while also appealing to the audiology/deaf education sector.

Busy Student-Athlete ,

Phenomenal Podcast -5 stars out of 5

Dave produces a top-notch podcast, hosts incredible guests, and provides great interviews through deliberate, intentional questions.

The Future Ear Radio podcast helps stay informed of latest trends arround innovative hearing tech as well as anticipate the future innovations occuring in the broader wearable, IoT, and health tech fields.

Keep up the great work Dave!

-A happy listener

Musik_Lov3r ,

Love this show!

Dave Kemp does a great job keeping the listener engaged. We admire the mission he is on - raising awareness of hearing healthcare and the importance of visiting a hearing healthcare professional!!

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