Stanford Ear Institute Current Externs



Emily Price is an adult-focused clinical fellow at the Stanford Ear Institute. Emily completed a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Disorders at the University of Oregon, and subsequently a Master of Science at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. She is currently in the final stages of completing her AuD at Rush University. In addition to her background in speech and language research, Emily worked under Dr. Valeriy Shafiro at the Rush Auditory Research Lab, investigating environmental sound perception in cochlear implant users. Emily enjoys all aspects of audiology, but while at Stanford she specifically hopes to pursue her interest in working clinically with cochlear implant patients and medically complex populations.

Conner graduated with honors in 2019 from the University of Texas at Austin receiving his Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders with a specialization in Audiology and Minor in American Sign Language. He then joined the AuD Program at the University of Texas at Dallas, where he got bit by the research bug and subsequently joined the AuD/PhD program. He is currently working on his dissertation that will assess how acoustic differences in custom passive and uniform electronic hearing protection affects music perception ability and subjective sound quality. While at Stanford, he will be expanding his research abilities by working on several projects focused on vestibular function, and speech in noise ability with Matthew Fitzgerald. His research interests include hearing conservation, and vestibular sciences. Patient has clinical interest in all topics related to audiology, but more specific interest in vestibular assessment and management.

Faye Bartolome is a fourth-year pediatric-focused extern from the San Diego State University and University of California San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Audiology. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders and Sciences at San Jose State University in 2020. Faye enjoys all aspects of pediatric diagnostics and treatment, especially cochlear implants and electrophysiologic assessments. She is excited to grow in her clinical skillset to become a well-rounded pediatric audiologist that empowers families throughout their hearing journey. Additionally, Faye is passionate about humanitarian audiology and hopes to help increase access to high quality hearing healthcare in underserved communities both within and outside of the U.S. 

Genesis Politron is a pediatric-focused audiology fellow from San Jose State University’s Doctor of Audiology program. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree at California State University, Sacramento where she majored in American Sign Language/Deaf Studies and minored in both Child Development and French. She then went on to earn her Master’s Degree in Deaf Education at California State University, Fresno. Prior to transitioning to the field of audiology, she was a dedicated teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Genesis loves all aspects of audiology, but especially enjoys electrophysiologic assessments. She remains committed to assisting families with navigating and accessing audiological care as well as necessary educational services. As a native Spanish speaker, she aims to ensure that Spanish-speaking families and underserved communities are able to better access the audiological services that they may need. She has taken part in humanitarian work and is passionate about continuing to do so while providing well-rounded, comprehensive family-centered care to all patients.