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Celebrating Over 80 Years Of Service!

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) represents over 2,700 Board-certified otolaryngologists and health care providers. Otolaryngology, frequently referred to as Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT), uniquely combines medical and surgical expertise to care for patients with a variety of conditions affecting the ears, nose, and throat, as well as commonly related conditions. AAOA members devote part of their practice to the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disease. The AAOA actively supports its membership through education, research, and advocacy in the care of allergic patients.

"Advance the comprehensive management of allergy and inflammatory disease in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery through training, education, and advocacy."

ADVOCACY UPDATES

Changes in MACRA

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Before the close of 2017, all physicians must take action to avoid the 4 percent cut that will be assessed in 2019 for not participating in the new Quality Payment Program (QPP) authorized by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA).  Read More

CMS Announces Changes in MACRA Implementation Timeline. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced major changes to the implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Re-authorization (MACRA).
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Upcoming Dates

06/01/23: Research Grant Cycle
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06/26/23: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2023 Basic Course

07/01/23: Scientific Abstract Submission Deadline
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12/01/23: Research Grant Cycle
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04/01/24: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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EDUCATION

2023 AAOA Basic Course

Register Now to access over 26 hrs of CME | Continuing Certification through our 2023 Hybrid Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology.  Launching with core pre-work on demand June 1, the live component will build on the basics of adding allergy, including hands-on practica.  Post course, registrants have access to all the content until September 1, 2023. Learn More

RESIDENTS

For information about Resident opportunities, DosedDaily, research grants, and other resources. Learn More

IFAR

Available Now

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IFAR Featured Content: COVID-19 - Free Access
Endonasal instrumentation and aerosolization risk in the era of COVID‐19: simulation, literature review, and proposed mitigation strategies . Read More

Changes in Managing Practices

Working together with AAOA staff, volunteer leadership and members will enable us to have a positive impact on our members’ practices.

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Live and Online CME

2023 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology - Hybrid
On-Demand Access to over 19 hrs of CME | Continuing Certification until June 1
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2023 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology - Hybrid
June 1 - Pre-Work On-Demand
June 29 – July 1 - Live
September 1 - Access
Hyatt Regency Seattle
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2023 AAOA Annual Meeting - Hybrid
September 29 – October 1, 2023
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downtown
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USP 797 Online Module
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AAOA Educational Stacks
Next Availability - November 1, 2023

News and Updates

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In an effort to maximize educational value, content, and time, the AAOA Education Committee has…

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Welcome to the 2017 AAOA Annual Meeting

Offering Winning Strategies for Your Practice By Cecelia Damask, DO, Director of Educational Programs, and Matthew…

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College Allergy Symptoms Treatment Back to Shcool

PRACTICE RESOURCES

AAOA Practice Resource Tool Kit

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) Practice Resource Tool Kit is intended as a guide to help AAOA members integrate allergy into their otolaryngology practice and to continually improve on this integration as new information, regulations, and resources become available.

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PARTNER RESOURCE CENTER

AAOA has launched a Partner Resource Center to bring you partner resources that can assist your practice and patient care.

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Resident Opportunities

Resident Scholarships

In an effort to further resident education, the AAOA offers Resident Scholarships for the Basic and Advanced Courses.

Designed to assist residents with travel and accommodation costs, scholarships are given to those residents who have applied for a scholarship and are an AAOA Member as of the application deadline.

Because the AAOA’s goal is to assist as many residents as possible while still awarding a considerable amount, we will not know exactly how much assistance will be awarded until after the registration deadline. However, scholarships can range between $150 and $850, payable to the resident’s training program.

In order to apply for a Resident Travel Scholarship, you must currently be an AAOA Resident member in good standing or submit a completed application form with your scholarship application.  Resident presenters, including podium and poster presenters, are also eligible for the Annual Meeting Travel Scholarships.

Resident Scholarship Application Requirements

To apply for a resident scholarship, e-mail the following components to residents@aaoallergy.org

  • AAOA Resident member or Resident member candidate with a complete application
    (download here)
  • A letter expressing your interest in the AAOA and its programs, as well as why you should be a scholarship recipient
  • A letter of recommendation from Program Director on letterhead
  • If applicable: A complete AAOA Membership application

Please make sure that you list all of your contact information with your application including your preferred mailing address, phone number, fax number (if available), and e-mail address.  We prefer to correspond by email, so please include your primary email address.

You can also mail in your application to the address below. Please note that scholarship applications are considered on a first-come basis, so e-mailing your application is advised. All applications must be complete and postmarked by the due date in order to be reviewed and considered.

AAOA
Resident Scholarship
11130 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 100
Reston, Virginia 20191

AAOA Scholarship Deadlines

Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology
Scholarship Application Due: March 1

Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology
Scholarship Application Due: June 1

Annual Meeting
Scholarship Application Due: August 15

For more information on these opportunities, please contact AAOA office.
Phone: 202-955-5010
E-mail: residents@aaoallergy.org

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