Cincinnati Audiologist, Dr. Tom Goldman, has been selected as a finalist in the Practitioner category for the 2016 Oitcon Focus on People Awards. Dr. Goldman represents the “best of the best” from this year’s nominations in this category.
The Oticon Focus On People Awards is a national awards program that honors people who create awareness and change attitudes about hearing loss.
“Everyone across the U.S. is encourage to vote for their selection for first, second and third place,” said Sara Coulter on behalf of Oticon, Inc. Visit oticon.com, to vote for Dr. Goldman and read his story along with the other finalists.
This is the 18th year that the Oticon Focus on People Awards has honored people who are changing perceptions of what it means to have hearing loss. The organization will hold an awards ceremony at its headquarters in Somerset, New Jersey on Tuesday, September 27, 2016.
First place winners receive a $1,000 price and a $1,000 gift to the charity of their choice. Second place winners receive a $500 award and third place winners receive $250.
For Dr. Tom Goldman, every moment is a teaching moment. He is the founder of Hearing Services of Kenwood and has practiced audiology for more than 35 years. Dr. Goldman uses his own life experience as a person with hearing loss to help his patients live life well with limited or no hearing. House calls and travel are no deterrent to Dr. Goldman’s good deeds.
As a preceptor for the University of Cincinnati, he extends his considerable professional knowledge each quarter to educate the next generation of audiologists. He is a role model for the many students he has encountered throughout his career who remember him as “always encouraging our advancement, never critical – allowing us to experience audiology and flourish at his practice.”
Since January 2015, University of Cincinnati’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders has chosen Hearing Services of Kenwood as the practice where their audiology doctoral students to receive clinical training.
For more than 12 years, Dr. Goldman is the consultant advisor for the Bahman Foundation which provides hearing services to the residents of area nursing homes who are disadvantaged.
He is especially cherished by area Holocaust survivors who value not only his audiological expertise, but also his kindness and caring as he listens to their stories and shares their memories.