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  • Locations: Beijing, China
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: UB applicants only
  • Budget Sheets: Summer
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Open to: UB students only Language of Instruction: English
Eligibility: Graduate Students only Term: Summer
Program Advisor: Olga Crombie
Program Description:

Summer Audiology Clinical Program in Beijing, China

Audiology Students in China     Audiology Students at Great Wa     Lab Coats in China

This program provides a clinical practicum opportunity to the audiology doctoral students (Au.D) in Beijing, China. The host hospital, General Hospital of PLA, is one of the best clinical and research centers in China. The Department of Otolaryngology has a leading position in cochlear implants, genetic screening of newborn children, treatment on sudden hearing loss and auditory neuropathy, etc. They have a diverse patient population which provides the best clinical practice opportunity for our students.
The summer program will provide clinical practice and observation in the following areas:
  • Genetic screening of children who failed the hearing screening
  • Hearing tests using auditory evoked potentials, auditory steady-state response (ASSR) in out-patients and hospitalized patients
  • Hearing aid fitting
  • Clinical tests and following up on patients with sudden hearing loss, tinnitus
  • Observing cochlear implant surgery and post-surgery evaluation and mapping
  • Vestibular testing and treatment on patients with balance problems
  • Case studies on genetic screening of newborn infants, genetic mutations causing auditory neuropathy
  • Case study on hearing profiles of auditory neuropathy patients caused by different genetic mutations

Please read the China Audiology Summer 2018 Study Abroad Program Guide for more information and note that this will also be available to students accepted to the program through the online application system. 
Estimated costs for this program can be found at the top of this page next to Budget Sheets by clicking on Summer.

UB students are encouraged to apply for study abroad scholarships. To learn more about the scholarships available to UB students, please visit our scholarships page.

Please contact the Faculty Program Director:

Dr. Wei Sun

The Study Abroad Program Advisor, Olga Crombie, can be reached by email or by phone (716) 645-6279. Walk-ins are welcome in 1Capen on M-F from 12:30-4:30pm and appointments can be scheduled M-F from 10am-noon.

This program is currently not accepting applications.