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Celebrating 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

Medicare 2022 Conversion Factor Update

Thanks to lobbying efforts from the House of Medicine, Congress took action this month. The…

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CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

On July 13, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Medicare Physician…

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Congress Considers Extension of Telehealth Flexibilities Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to…

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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

12/01/22: Research Grant Cycle
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04/01/23: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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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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EDUCATION

The hybrid 2023 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology will take place from Thursday, March 30 - Saturday, April 1, 2023 at the Hythe, Vail, CO (formerly known as the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort). The live–stream content and pre-work will be made available to virtual attendees and live attendees via the Whova app with the pre-work content releasing on March 1, 2023. Learn More and Register Now

RESIDENTS

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

IFAR

Available Now

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IFAR Impact Factor: 2.454

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

AAOA Educational Stacks
October 15-December 31, 2022

2023 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology
March 30 - April 1, 2023
The Hythe Vail
Formerly the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort
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2023 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology
June 29 – July 1, 2023
Hyatt Regency Seattle
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2023 AAOA Annual Meeting
September 28 – September 30, 2023
Embassy Suites by Hilton Nashville Downton

USP 797 Online Module
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News and Updates

USP General Chapter Released

After a multi-year effort, the long-awaited revision of Chapter 797 Standards for Sterile Compounding (797) of…

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Sore Throat Becoming Dominant COVID Symptom

You are encouraged to remain vigilant when any symptoms of URI emerge, especially as COVID…

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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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PATIENT CORNER

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AAOA Annual Meeting 2022

Access To The Virtual Platform

Friday, September 9 – Sunday, September 11, 2022 – F2F/In-Person & Live Stream
October 15, 2022 – Post Course On-Demand Access
Loews, Philadelphia, PA & Virtually

Our Hybrid format offers you flexibility in how you access the content.

  • Research Forum Presentations: Accessible Sep 1 – October 15
  • Live Stream/F2F Content: Sep 9 -11
  • On-Demand Access closes October 15

To get started, you need to access the Whova platform.   This will allow you to view the Research Abstract Presentations that will be showcased in our AAOA Research Forum on Friday at 10:00am EDT.

If you are new to the Whova App, the first step is to set up your profile.  After downloading the app, use this email address (mfassnacht@aaoallergy.org)  when signing up in the app and choose a strong password. Once you’re signed up, you should be taken directly to our 2022 AAOA Annual Meeting.

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Existing Whova user? Double-check that it is installed on your smartphone/tablet, and log in using your existing account email and password.

Whova is the official app for the 2022 AAOA Annual Meeting with features allowing you to:

  • View the event agenda and plan your schedule
  • Access On-Demand Research Videos and Live-Stream/On-Demand sessions
  • Engage in Session Q&A and Live Polling
  • Set up meet-ups with your fellow attendees to connect in person or remotely
  • Create and converse on Discussion Topics in the Community Board

If you need more guidance on how to use Whova to attend the event, please visit Whova User Guides. If you have any questions regarding your registration, please contact Kate Chenal via email (meetings@aaoallergy.org) or call our office at 202.955.5010.

Mark Your Calendars for our Live Stream/F2F sessions September 9-11

We are excited to have your participation.  We encourage you to use all of the app functions regardless of how you plan to attend. With the app you can ask questions and chat with peers. For those joining F2F, learn the latest from our exhibit partners by visiting their booths to get a better sense of what is new to support your ENT/Allergy practice.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2022 AAOA Annual Meeting!

If you have any questions, please contact meetings@aaoallergy.org.

 

Join Us In Philly

Registration Price List*

Fellow Member$295.00
Associate Member$295.00
International Member$295.00
NP/PA Member$295.00
Allied Health Member$295.00
Resident Member $0
Non-Member Physician$795.00
Non-Member Allied Health, NP/PA$795.00
Industry Representative$795.00
Single Day Pass Member
(not eligible for rebate)
$195.00
Single Day Pass Non-Member$495.00

Registration Fee Rebate

*Annual Meeting registration fee is $295 for members—F2F/In Person or Virtual. As a benefit to any member staying in the AAOA Loews Philadelphia room block, you will be rebated the $295 registration fee. So make sure to Book Your Hotel Room at the AAOA room block to get a rebate.

This rebate is ONLY available for attendees in AAOA’s Room Block at Loews Philadelphia.

The rebate will be issued 30 days after the meeting concludes.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are non-transferable. Refunds for paid registrations (less a 50% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to August 9, 2022.

Cancellations received after August 9, 2022 are non-refundable. 

If you have a disability or require assistance during the course, contact the AAOA at 202-955-5010 or meetings@aaoallergy.org.

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