Flex Audiology Celebrates a Milestone: Erica Person Honored With Joel Wernick Award

12/01/2023 | Industry News

A Prestigious Recognition in Audiology

In an extraordinary acknowledgement of dedication and achievement, our very own Erica Person, the founder and driving force behind Flex Audiology, has recently been honored with the esteemed Joel Wernick Award.

This prestigious recognition was presented at the Academy of Doctors of Audiology (ADA) 2023 AuDacity conference, underlining Erica’s significant contributions to the field of audiology.

The Joel Wernick Award: A Legacy of Excellence

The Joel Wernick Award, first introduced in 1989, is conferred upon individuals or organizations who have made outstanding educational contributions to the profession of audiology or hearing science.

This award is named in honor of Dr. Joel Wernick, a prominent scientist, teacher, author, and industry executive known for his commitment to dispenser education and sharing his knowledge for the betterment of his peers and the profession.

Dr. Wernick’s enduring legacy is celebrated through this award, which highlights the blend of excellence, service, and good humor he represented.

Erica Person: A Journey of Dedication and Innovation

Erica’s path to this distinguished moment has been marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence and a profound commitment to audiology.

Leading Flex Audiology, she has set high standards in patient care and audiological education, going beyond clinical service to offer a holistic and personalized approach to hearing health.

Contributions and Achievements

Erica’s influence extends across various dimensions of audiology, including innovative patient care methodologies and active involvement in community education.

Her leadership at Flex Audiology has been instrumental in creating a center that exemplifies educational excellence and superior audiological services, mirroring the values of the Joel Wernick Award.

The Award Ceremony: A Moment of Pride and Gratitude

At the ADA 2023 AuDacity conference, the award ceremony was not only a testament to Erica’s achievements but also a proud occasion for the entire team at Flex Audiology.

It recognized our collective efforts in fostering an environment of educational excellence and advanced audiological practice.

Inspiring Future Generations

In her acceptance remarks, Erica expressed deep gratitude, reflecting on her professional journey and the importance of continuous learning in audiology. She dedicated the award to her team and patients, who have been pivotal in her path to success.

Erica’s story is an inspiration to both her contemporaries and aspiring audiologists, demonstrating the impact of passion and dedication in the field.

Looking Ahead: Continuing the Legacy of Excellence

As Flex Audiology moves forward, this accolade reaffirms our commitment to the highest standards of patient care and education. Erica Person’s receipt of the Joel Wernick Award is a landmark in her career and a beacon for the future of audiological education and practice.

This award is more than a recognition—it’s a symbol of excellence and guiding light for the audiological community.

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Dr. Person Au.D, CCC-A

Dr. Person has been a private practice owner since 2005. She currently specializes in hearing aids, tinnitus management and vestibular diagnostics, while operating in an unbundled service delivery model. Dr. Person is the host of The Unbundled Audiologist podcast. She serves as the incoming VP of Audiology for ISHA for a three year term. Her greatest accomplishment is creating a life where she can serve others while still spending quality time with her husband and two small children.