capitolbuilding optThe National Academies of Sciences has announced there will be a public release of the report by the Institute of Medicine’s Committee on Accessible and Affordable Hearing Health Care for Adults,¬†which will take place at 11:00 AM on June 2, 2016 at the Keck Center of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Washington, DC.

The public release event will be held in Room 100 in the Keck Center of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine building at:

500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC, 20001

For those who would like to attend the event either in person or remotely via webcast, please register via this link. For those attending in person, the meeting room will be equipped with a hearing induction loop and CART services. For those unable to attend in person, a webcast of the event will be available on June 2 through a link on the report release webpage. A link to the live captioning will be provided prior to the event.

Please direct any questions to: hearing@nas.edu.

For background information on the Institute of Medicine (IoM) committee and the issues related to accessible and affordable hearing care for adults, please see the September 15, 2015 Hearing Review article on the topic, which provides an overview of the ongoing discussions that have taken place through a series of panel meetings.

Source: National Academies of Sciences