International Fellowships & Clinical Rotations

The American Institute of Balance - 25 Years

 

Leading the World in Vestibular & Equilibrium Education

 

In association with the world’s leading hospitals, medical centers and Ministries of Health, The American Institute of Balance is pleased to offer a 6-month fellowship onsite at the Institute’s main facility and Learning Center in Largo Florida, USA. Candidates with an interest in the diagnostic and non-surgical management of balance disorders in children and adults may apply from the following specialties of: Otolaryngology (ENT), Neurology, Physical Medicine, Physiotherapy (Physical Therapy), and Audiology. Applicants should have appropriate earned degrees and credentialing in their disciplines from their respective countries and societies. Observerships are also available ranging from one to 8 weeks.

Clinical experience includes:

  1. VideoNystagmography (VNG)
  2. Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response (BAER)
  3. Electrocochleography (ECoG)
  4. Rotary Chair
  5. Video Head Impulse Test (vHIT)
  6. Active Autorotation Test (VORTEQ and VAT)
  7. Computerized Dynamic Posturography (CDP)
  8. Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMP)
  9. Canalith Repositioning
  10. Vestibular Rehabilitation and Concussion Therapies
  11. Patient and Case management 
  12. Interpretation and Report Writing
  13. Professional Communication and Business Concepts

 

Workshops:

As an added benefit, Fellows may attend workshops provided by the AIB, Largo, Florida location, while completing their 6-month term. Workshops include didactic and hands-on training in:

  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Post-Concussion Management
  • Vestibular Assessment and Management
  • Vestibular Assessment: VNG, vHIT, and VEMP Protocols & Practice

At the completion of the program, Fellows are eligible to be part of AIB’s International Faculty.

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Past International Fellows

Kenneth Chua Wei De

Kenneth Chua Wei De, MSc Clinical Audiology

Singapore 2019

Aseel Almeqbel

Aseel Almeqbel, PhD, MSc, BSc Audiology/Dip Pharmacology

Kuwait 2019

Sarah Albelaikhi

Sarah Albelaikhi, AuD, BSc Speech & Hearing

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2018

Amal Alomari

Amal Alomari, MSc Audiology

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2017

Tamim Al Ali

Tamim Al Ali, MD
ENT Surgeon

Kuwait 2017

Walid E. Omer

Walid E. Omer, MD
ENT Surgeon

Doha, Qatar
2016

Sara Sunu George

Sara Sunu George, MD
Audio Vestibular Medicine

Abu Dhabi, UAE
2014