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John Coverstone, Dean Flyger & Jenne Tunnell
The original podcast for audiologists with research, news, and discussion of professional issues in the profession. It's audiology for your ears!
Jul 6, 2023
Episode 146 - News
John and Jenne discuss new research in auditory preferences, how sound affects learning and development in children and more audiology news.
May 19, 2023
Episode 145 - Earn Your Keep
John and Jenne discuss granting credentials without earning them and whether this is harmful to the profession.
Apr 14, 2023
Episode 144 - More Bling for Your Buck [News]
John and Jenne discuss the latest news in OR noise, a real life example of why we have to practice to standards, a new discovery for a cochlear protein and AAA statements.
Mar 24, 2023
Episode 143 - CCMV
John and Jenne are joined by esteemed guest Kirsten Coverstone with the Minnesota Department of Health to talk about universal screening for congenital cytomegalovirus, a common cause of congenital hearing loss and vestibular disorders.
Mar 3, 2023
John and Jenne tackle a news episode with discovery on autism, equal opportunity for those with hearing loss, cold ORs and more.
Feb 17, 2023
Episode 141 - Dad's Not Home
Dean and Jenne take the podcast in new directions without John holding them down this episode.
Jan 27, 2023
Episode 140 - Nano, Nano [news]
We discuss recent news regarding cytomegalovirus policy, an online hearing aid company's shamefully deceptive practices, and recent information released for people with tinnitus.
Jan 13, 2023
Episode 139 - Retractions Don't Work
We discuss recent research on the effect of retracting scientific papers. How it was shown to not work and the effects of erroneous research when published.
Dec 23, 2022
Episode 138 - Holiday Spirit [News]
We end the podcast year by discussing the latest news in the audiology world and ending with a dramatic reading of an original audiology poem for Christmas.
Dec 9, 2022
Episode 137 - Transparency in our profession
John, Dean, and Jenne talk about the abrupt change in course of the CH-AP and our lack of transparency in our profession.
Nov 21, 2022
Episode 136 - CMS Give Us the Shaft (again)
We discuss the newly released CMS billing guidelines as they pertain to audiologists as well as the rest of the audiology news in this news episode.
Oct 28, 2022
Episode 135 - OTC
David Akbari joins us for a conversation on OTC and what this means to the world of hearing loss.
1 hr 4 min
Oct 14, 2022
Episode 134 - News
John gets reoriented as we discuss the latest (and, accidentally, the not-so-latest) news in audiology, including a new announcement from the FDA that should have every audiologist jumping for joy!
Sep 21, 2022
Episode 133 - True Crime
Aug 27, 2022
Episode 132 - Where's John?
Dean and Jenne take the reigns with John absent and bring you the latest audiology news and events.
Aug 11, 2022
Episode 131 - Iron Fist Audiology
John and Dean discuss weak government incentives and disincentives in the audiology world and how our profession might be better if we had stronger deterrents to unwanted behavior.
Jul 29, 2022
Episode 130 - The Newser You Get, The Flier We Drink [news episode]
John, Dean and Jenne discuss the latest news in and out of audiology, with a proud announcement of the adult hearing aid fitting standard being published in Seminars in Hearing.
Jul 14, 2022
Episode 129 - APD
We discuss the characteristics and applications of auditory processing disorder, testing, and treatment, as well as current perspectives and controversies on the topic.
Jun 24, 2022
Episode 128 - More News Than You Can Shake a Stick At
John and Dean share the latest news in audiology and discuss the loss of a highly respected colleague in audiology.
May 26, 2022
Episode 127 - The Male News Episode
John and Dean discuss recent news in hearing loss litigation, neuroimaging, and genetics, then wish they understood any of it.
May 6, 2022
Episode 126 - True Crime
Episode 125....er, we mean 126 is our first ever "True Crime" episode. Let us know what you think!
Apr 15, 2022
Episode 125 - Protecting Your Hearing....and Other Things [news episode]
We discuss the new guidelines on tubes from AAO-HNS and developmental milestones fro AAP, as well as WHO guidelines for public venues and the new APSO proposed standard for pediatric hearing aid fitting.
Mar 31, 2022
Episode 124 - Consensus for Misophonia [Discussion Episode]
In this episode, we discuss the recent publication of an international consensus definition for misophonia. Jenne throws her Mom under the bus.
Mar 17, 2022
Episode 123 - We're Back and Slightly Perturbed [News Episode]
AudiologyTalk returns with a new format, new content, and new schedule, but with the same old hosts doing the same old schtick. Well, you can't have everything.
Oct 4, 2021
Episode 122 – AudiologyTalk Goes Minnesotan
John and Jenne have even more trouble staying on topic than usual, as they talk about COVID deniers, new research into vestibular function and ototoxicity and a possible line of research into a prophylactic for noise exposure.
1 hr 23 min
Jul 24, 2021
Episode 121 – AudiologyTalk Leads the Profession
We are joined by former co-host turned special guest Mindy Brudereck as we discuss intriguing news in audiology and explore what leadership looks like in the profession – and whether we have any.
1 hr 40 min
Jun 27, 2021
Episode 120 – Max Gets Tutored
John, Dean and Jenne are back together to bring you all the audiology news worth hearing. Plus, a real WTH moment with insurance companies. Are they just going to steal all our patients or what??
1 hr 21 min
Apr 18, 2021
Episode 119 – AudiologyTalk Can’t Hear You
John, Dean & Jenne get together right after the AAA conference and discuss thoughts on virtual conferences. Then John goes on classic rant about audiologist not recognizing the auditory needs of listeners in a virtual setting.
1 hr 8 min
Mar 6, 2021
Episode 118 – The Confidential Episode
The hosts sound off on why we are still using 1970s technology to send and receive confidential information. There just be something better, right?! We discuss exciting news in treating hearing loss, identifying CMV in newborns and more.
1 hr 1 min
Jan 31, 2021
Episode 117 – Two Legs of a Tripod
It’s an all-male episode this month as we uncover the latest audiology news, celebrate our colleagues’ birth anniversaries and talk about – what else? COVID-19 vaccinations for audiologists.
Nov 15, 2020
Episode 116 – AudiologyTalk is Quarantined
Co-hosts John, Dean and Jenne regroup after a harrowing attempt to record in October. In this podcast, we focus on a lot of Apple news and explore how standards and ethics interact.
1 hr 11 min
Sep 21, 2020
Episode 115 – AudiologyTalk Gets Lonely
John, Dean & Jenne abolish all gender roles on the program as they discuss the latest audiology news and effects of a pandemic on our patient populations.
1 hr 18 min
Jul 19, 2020
Episode 114 – AudiologyTalk Unmasked
John, Dean and Jenne finally get back on the horse after hiding from COVID-19 for a few months. Of course, what are the hot topics of conversation? COVID-19, masking (not the audio kind), and the general lunacy of the times, which is more than adequately demonstrated in this episode.
1 hr 15 min
Mar 23, 2020
Episode 113 – AudiologyTalk Finally Goes Viral
What to talk about in March, 2020? COVID-19 dominates all discussions these days and so we bring A.U. Bankaitis back to the program to discuss how we can keep our patients and each other safe during this pandemic. We also discuss what constitutes essential services in audiology.
1 hr 40 min