About American Academy Of Otolaryngic Allergy
Celebrating 80 years of member 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.
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The AAOA and the AAOA Foundation are made strong by our volunteer leaders. Please take a moment to review the AAOA and AAOA Foundation Leadership and understand its leadership and committee structure. Read More.
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Advance the comprehensive management of allergy and inflammatory disease in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery through training, education, and advocacy.
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery practitioners integrate the comprehensive management of allergy and inflammatory disease into daily patient care.
All of the AAOA’s educational programming is based on the AAOA Scope of Knowledge. The Education Committee is responsible for developing, maintaining, and updating the scope of knowledge. It then serves as the conduit to transfer content to implement appropriate program development.
Connect with a network of over 2,700 otolaryngic allergy healthcare providers to share knowledge and experience to help advance your skills in patient care. The AAOA offers the following CME programs annually:
Allergy and inflammatory disease are an integral part of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. We enable comprehensive management of allergic and inflammatory disease by advancing the science and knowledge of Otolaryngology practitioners as we strive to:
- Train Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgeons and practices in the diagnosis, testing, and treatment of allergy and inflammatory disease.
- Lead professional societies in the innovative delivery of educational content
- Advocate for the business and practice of managing allergy and inflammatory disease in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Yearly, the AAOA expends an enormous amount of staff and volunteer-leader time and expertise promoting and defending the scope and practice of otolaryngology, recognizing allergy as a core component.
Limited to active members, the AAOA will make every effort to assist on reimbursement, scope of practice, and other payer-related issues affecting the practice of otolaryngology and patient access to care.
Members of the AAOA receive
AAOA Today Newsletter
This communication tool updates members on issues related to the specialty (socioeconomic and educational), actions by the Board of Directors, research grant funding, educational course opportunities, and registration materials.
International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology
International Forum of Allergy & Rhinology (IFAR) is the official journal of the AAOA and its Foundation. This journal launched in 2011, and as an AAOA Associate or Fellow member you will receive print issues and have online access.
To assist you with education and marketing outreach to patients and potential patients, the AAOA has educational brochures available for download.
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