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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

Although the live portion of the 2022 AAOA Hybrid Annual Meeting is over, all sessions were recorded and are available on-demand until October 31st. Register to watch!

RESIDENTS

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

IFAR

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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

2022 AAOA Annual Meeting
Loews Philadelphia, PA
Recorded Content Available Until October 31
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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

Helping Private Practices Navigate Non-Essential Care During COVID-19

The American Medical Association has released updated guidance for private practice physicians navigating the provision…

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Office Hours With AAOA President

As you know, AAOA is about its members and our community. In an effort to…

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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

AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology 2022

Course Access

Wednesday, June 1, 2022 – Pre-Work On-Demand
Thursday, June 30 – Saturday, July 2, 2022 – F2F/In-Person & Live Stream
September 2 – Post Course On-Demand Access
The Diplomat, Hollywood, FL & Virtually

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We are excited to offer both face-to-face (F2F) and virtual participation. If you plant to attend the 2022 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology in-person/F2F, please book your hotel room now and we will see you in Florida!

Using the Whova platform, you have choices in how you view the content — Live Stream/F2F and On-Demand — to maximize your opportunities to participate.

  • Wednesday, June 1, 2022 – Pre-Work On-Demand
  • Thursday, June 30 – Saturday, July 2, 2022 – F2F/In-Person & Live Stream
  • September 2 – Post Course On-Demand Access

As a hybrid, the course kicks off with Pre-Work On-Demand content on June 1, 2022. This suite of lectures is designed to teach important foundational content to prepare the learner to get the most out of their AAOA Basic Course experience. Recorded content will allow you to learn at your own pace, review what you have learned, and have your questions answered during the live sessions.

If you have already registered for the course, Download the Whova App. If you have not, then Register Now

Whova is the official app for the 2022 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology with features allowing you to:

  • View the event agenda and plan your schedule
  • Access Pre-Work On-Demand 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 through various 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.

COVID-19 Safety

To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, we are adopting a policy to safeguard the health of our members and the community at large. The AAOA strongly encourages all attendees at AAOA meetings to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

As part of AAOA’s new policy, all attendees, upon arrival at our event and in order to be allowed to enter the event space, are required to show documentation of either 1) full vaccination against COVID-19 or 2) proof of a negative COVID-19 test performed within 72 hours of arrival.

Acceptable documentation includes:

  • Physical vaccination card
  • Digital vaccination record
  • Photograph of vaccination card
  • Physical or digital proof of negative test results

AAOA meeting attendees must also take precautions to prevent acquiring breakthrough infections and follow CDC guidelines regarding masking, social distancing, etc. AAOA recommends the use of masks in the meeting space. Additionally, attendees must adhere to all requirements and guidelines of the State of Florida, the City of Hollywood, and the event facility to prevent the spread of COVID-19 during the 2022 AAOA Basic Course in Hollywood.

Join Us In Florida

Registration fees are the same for in-person and virtual attendance

  • Fellow Member       $1,110
  • Associate Member  $1,225
  • International Member $1,225
  • NP/PA Member $1,225
  • Allied Health Member $1,225
  • Resident Member $600
  • Non-Member Physician  $2,500
  • Non-Member Allied Health, NP/PA $2,500
  • Non-member Resident  $850
  • Industry Representative  $2,500

Important Information

Cancellation

Registration fees are non-transferable. Refunds (less a 20% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to June 1, 2022.

Those who change from F2F to Virtual or Virtual to F2F will not be assessed any change fees.

Cancellations received after June 1, 2022 are non-refundable. 

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

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