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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."

AAOA Member Benefits

  • Up to 60% discount for CME programs and free Annual Meeting. All AAOA’s CME programs meet ABOTOHNS Continuing Certification.
  • AAOA US ENT Affinity program, where AAOA members can gain savings on antigen, allergy supplies, and any of the other 5 service lines US ENT offers. For more email
  • Tools and resources to comply with US General Chapter 797 and practice management tools.
  • Advocacy support.
  • And much more! Learn More


Changes To E/M Codes Beginning On January 1st

Effective January 1, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) finalized significant changes to…

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Additional COVID-19 Relief Up in the Air

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin appeared to be moving closer…

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CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

On August 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Medicare Physician…

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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

04/01/24: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/24: Research Grant Cycle
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06/25/24: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2024 Basic Course

08/02/24: Scientific Abstract Submission Deadline
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12/01/24: Research Grant Cycle
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AAOA Advanced Course

The recorded course content is available until April 30, 2024. This year’s Advanced Course featured Laryngology and Skull Base Surgery with Nausheen Jamal, MD and Garret Choby, MD as featured faculty.


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


Available Now


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

2024 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology - Hybrid
On-Demand Content Access Deadline:
April 30, 2024
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2024 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology - Hybrid
July 25-27, 2024
The Diplomat, Hollywood, Florida
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2024 AAOA Annual Meeting - Hybrid
November 8-10, 2024
Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
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USP 797 Online Module
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AAOA Educational Stacks
Next Availability - April 1, 2024

News and Updates

Keith Sale, MD, AAOA President-Elect, Testifies Before the Senate Subcommittee Hearing

Keith Sale, MD, AAOA President-Elect, recently testified before the Senate Subcommittee hearing, Avoiding a Cautionary Tale: Policy…

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Call For Proposals

We want to hear from you! We are pleased to invite you to participate in…

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College Allergy Symptoms Treatment Back to Shcool


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

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Adding Allergy to Your Practice Stack

New Virtual Educational Opportunity

Adding Allergy to Your Practice

  1. Overview of allergies in head and neck disease
  2. Immunology and principle of immunotherapy
  3. Adding allergy to your practice
  4. Management of allergy
  5. How to decide which testing method to use
  6. Prep for testing and testing board
  7. Skin testing techniques- prick and single intradermal
  8. MQT
  9. IDT
  10. SLIT II antigen selection, dosing, and vial prep

Throughout the pandemic, the AAOA has pivoted to meet the needs of its membership. The Stacks are a new series which provides valuable focused content to educate membership to bridge the times of year when live courses are not available.  From the pandemic, we have learned the value and convenience of digital education. With this stack, Adding Allergy to your practice, we provide basic content to allow you to understand how to get started with practicing clinical allergy.

As an Otolaryngologist, allergy is an common mechanism causing diseases of the head and neck.  The Adding Allergy Stack will begin with an overview of allergies in head and neck disease, followed by basic immunology before a dedicated session on adding allergy.

The AAOA Basic and Advanced course provide more in depth detail which will help you develop a comprehensive inhalant allergy practice.

Accreditation Statement

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy designates this live activity for a maximum of 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Educational Opportunities

2022 AAOA Basic Course – Hybrid!
The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL
June 1, 2022 – Pre-Work On-Demand
June 30-July 2, 2022 – F2F – Live Stream
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2022 AAOA Annual Meeting
Loews Philadelphia, PA
September 9-11, 2022
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Practice Management Boost Stack
Available until May 1, 2022
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Onboarding Staff Stack
Available until May 1, 2022
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Register today

Registration Fees

Fellow Member$250.00
Associate Member$250.00
International Member$250.00
NP/PA Member$250.00
Allied Health Member$250.00
Resident Member $250.00
Non-Member Physician$700.00
Non-Member Allied Health, NP/PA$700.00
Industry Representative$700.00

Important Information

Time-Limited! Each stack will be available until May 1, 2022 to purchase and view.

AAOA Fellow and Associate! Register now for the Adding Allergy to Your Practice Stack AND the hybrid 2022 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy and Immunology to receive a reduced total price of $1500 — or 10% off the Basic Course registration. As an added value for our physician members, you also have the option to register within this bundle/deal one staff member, even if they are a non-member of AAOA, for the Adding Allergy to Your Practice OR the hybrid 2022 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy and Immunology.
* If opting to register a staff member, registration is limited to one activity for the AAOA member and one activity for their staff member for this offer. 

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are non-transferable and non-refundable.

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

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