Our Mission

Palm Springs Hearing Seminars is designed to provide Continuing Educational Units (CEUs) for clinical audiologists, dispensing otolaryngologists, and hearing instrument specialists. The goal is to pull together clinicians, basic scientists, clinical scientists, practice management experts, and device manufacturers under one roof to discuss cutting edge research and technologies that affect our field and our practices. We consistently attract fantastic speakers and an amazing group of participants. In fact, our list of past speakers reads as a Who’s Who of past, present, and future thought leaders in our field. The Palm Springs Hearing Seminar is held the first weekend of December in Palm Springs, CA, which is a nice place to be in December. Anyone looking to learn new ways of thinking about their practice, earn CEUs, and enjoy the desert is invited!

We are celebrating our 40th year this year and have invited new speakers to talk about the most interesting topics from past seminars. Topics will include development of the inner ear, causes of hair cell death, hair cell repair and regeneration, and advanced hearing aid technology to name a few.

Thank you from Mark A Parker PhD and Ann Huttinger, on behalf of Lee Parker and Phil Burney.


Education is Vital

“I strongly believe that continuing education is vital to staying up-to-date with the latest developments in hearing care. That’s why I co-founded the Palm Springs Hearing Seminars, where I teach other hearing professionals about new technology and fitting techniques.”

— William Lee Parker, PhD & PSHS Co-Founder


Our Goal

Our primary goal is to provide the best continuing education seminar available to the hearing care industry on the West Coast. We thoroughly evaluate issues that currently and continually facing industry professionals before choosing one topic for discussion during our seminar. In addition to finding compelling topics, we seek out the very best speakers and presenters to instruct.

Our secondary goal is to create an environment where you can relax and enjoy your education! Unlike other organizations which choose urban locales or uninviting hotels as the setting for their seminars, Palms Springs Hearing Seminars holds its events at first class desert resorts featuring celebrated golf courses, day spas, and restaurants.

Palm Springs Hearing Seminars offers our participants an opportunity to take pleasure in learning more about hearing care.