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AuD Clinical Education Placements

The Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and the Vanderbilt University Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences work closely with the Vanderbilt Medical Center complex and consequently offer a variety of clinical education placements including:

  • Odess Balance and Hearing Center , Department of Otolaryngology–Various experiences including hearing assessments, electrophysiology,  middle ear testing, and vestibular assessments including a risk-of-falls center.
  • Audiology Clinic, MCE – Comprehensive hearing assessments for adults and children, hearing aid and bone anchored implant selections and fittings and rehabilitation; tinnitus evaluations and management, and adult and pediatric cochlear implant programs.
  • Audiology Clinic, Franklin Walk-In Clinic (WIC) – Comprehensive hearing assessments for adults and children, tinnitus evaluations vestibular assessment, and hearing aid fittings.
  • Doctors Office Tower (Monroe Carrell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt) –Complete audiologic assessment and rehabilitation program for pediatric patients; includes sedated ABRs and newborn hearing screenings along with a variety of specialty clinics.

Additional Opportunities:

  • Veterans Administration of Nashville and Murfreesboro – Comprehensive diagnostics, hearing aid selection and fitting.
  • Veterans Administration, Clarksdale Outpatient Clinic – Hearing assessments and hearing aid selection and fitting
  • Local Medical Clinics – developing opportunities for NICU screenings or other services on a limited basis.
  • Remote newborn hearing screenings – follow-up ABR screenings and diagnostics provided via telepractice, available on a limited basis.