Audiology Advocacy: What You Need to Know

  • 21 Jan 2023
  • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • ONLINE - Zoom Platform
  • 71


  • Free for MSHA Members
  • Includes MSHA membership. Membership registration code sent following the webinar.


Audiology Advocacy: What You Need to Know

January 21, 2023 | 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM ET

Members: FREE
Non-Members: $60


This course identifies and describes current trends in the political and public policy landscape of relevance to audiology. The course further explores the making of public policy and the importance of advocacy in each stage of the public policymaking process. Finally, the course outlines ASHA’s approach to advocacy, ASHA’s annual Public Policy Agenda, and the work that ASHA undertakes in partnership with audiologists to advance the priorities of the profession.

Jeffrey P. Regan, M.A.

Learner Outcomes
The participants will be able to:
1. Identify trends in the current political and public landscape
2. Define advocacy and its importance to audiologists
3. Learn about the audiology advocacy objectives ASHA is undertaking to advance the priorities of the 2023 Public Policy Agenda.

Time-Ordered Agenda

10:00-10:05 Introduction
10:05-10:45 Current Trends in the Political & Public Policy Landscape
10:45-11:05 The Public Policy making process and Importance of Advocacy
11:05-11:45 ASHA Advocacy and Audiology Priorities
11:45-12:00 Questions & Discussion

About the Presenter

Jeffrey P. Regan, M.A. is is ASHA’s Chief Advocacy Officer and leads ASHA’s advocacy efforts for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. A native of Connecticut, Jeff previously served as a policy advisor in the United States Senate and led government relations efforts at the American Psychiatric Association. Jeff lives in Virginia.

REMINDER: Please check both your personal and professional email address if you have not received a confirmation email prior to the event. In the past, some participants have forgotten which was used during registration and missed the program!

Disclosure Statements

Jeffrey P. Regan, M.A.
Financial: Jeff receives a salary as an employee of ASHA.

Non-financial: No nonfinancial relationships exist.

NOTE: Zoom information will be sent closer to the event. You will be asked to register on Zoom prior to receiving the link to the program. *Please register in advance of the meeting as content will start at 10:00 AM sharp*

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The Massachusetts Speech-Language-Hearing Association will be recognized as an authority and resource in the fields of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology by legislative bodies, related professional associations and consumers.

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