Clinician of the Year: Audiologist & SLP

This award recognizes outstanding professional achievement by a practicing speech-language pathologist or audiologist, whether in schools, medical setting, clinic, or private practice. The individual could be working full time or part time in the field. Individuals must be in good standing with their respective state licensing board. Individuals nominated must have 7 or more years of experience as an audiologist or as a speech-language pathologist and have demonstrated outstanding contribution in at least one of the following areas:

-        Assessment and management of speech, language, and/or hearing disorders

-        Professional contributions in the areas of speech, language, and/or hearing disorders

-        Service to local, state, and/or national professional organizations

-        Innovative program design or therapeutic methods for individuals with speech, language, and/or hearing disorders

Documents required:

-        Completed online application

-        Current Resume

-        Proof of “good standing” with their respective state licensing board

-        4 Letters of Reference (2 letters from manager, supervisor, colleague and/or representative from professional organization; 2 letters from current and/or former patients/students/clients or their parents/guardians/caregivers).

  • Supervisor/Colleague/Representative letters should express specific details about how the nominated clinician has contributed to their workplace and/or community in at least one of the areas noted above.
  • Patient/Client/Student letters should express how the clinician has impacted their (or their child’s) life, especially in relation to speech, language, and/or hearing.