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Celebrating Over 75 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.

"Dedicated to enhancing knowledge and skill in the care of the allergic patient."

ADVOCACY UPDATES

What you need to comply with the pending USP General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding — Sterile Preparations

3 key compliance criteria While the implementation date of the new USP General Chapter <797>…

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2019 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & immunology Optional USP 797 Compliance Workshop

Cost: $125 for AAOA members and $300 for non-members* in addition to AAOA Advanced Course registration…

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NEWS! USP General Chapter <797> Implementation Postponed

The United States Pharmacopeia announced that, due to appeals underway, the previously announced implementation date…

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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

04/15/20: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/20: Research Grant Cycle
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06/26/20: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2020 Basic Course Learn more

07/15/20: Call for Scientific Papers
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09/11/20: Membership Application Deadline to be voted in at the 2020 Annual Meeting and to be eligible for AAOA Member Rate (FREE) for the 2020 Annual Meeting Learn more

12/01/20: Research Grant Cycle
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EDUCATION

Here is What You Missed...

2019 New Orleans was an outstanding success?  With over 500 participants, our AAOA members left New Orleans re-energized, re-freshed, and re-engaged.  The program offered something for everyone — from cutting edge clinical content to every day how to’s for practice management efficiencies. Read More

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IFAR Impact Factor: 2.454

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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

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Changes in Managing Practices

Mission

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

2020 Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology
July 9-11 | Orlando, FL
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2020 AAOA Annual Meeting
October 23-25| Scottsdale, AZ
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2020 Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology
December 9-12 | Vail, CO
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AAOA Clinical Insights
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NEW!!! USP 797 Online Module
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News and Updates

First Drug for Treatment of Peanut Allergy for Children is Approved by FDA

“Peanut allergy affects approximately 1 million children in the U.S. and only 1 out of…

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Revised CPT Code for 2020

The following revisions and additions to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT ® American Medical Association) codes related…

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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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Education Development

2020 Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology
July 9-11 | Orlando, FL
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2020 AAOA Annual Meeting
October 23-25 | Scottsdale, AZ
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2020 Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology
December 9-12 | Vail, CO
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AAOA Clinical Insights
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NEW!!! USP 797 Online Module
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Call For Proposals

We want your input to help build a program that delivers on your expectations! Building off the success of our redesigned 2017 – 2019 AAOA Annual Meetings, we want to keep our programming dynamic and relevant to you!

Call For Scientific Papers

Share your research with the otolaryngology specialists attending the AAOA Annual Meeting. Submitted abstracts will be considered for oral or poster presentation during the meeting. Contact AAOA for more information. Submit Your Abstract

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What's New in CME

We asked. You shared. Building off member input for your educational needs, join us in the Sonoran Desert for a meeting like no other. Recognizing otolaryngology is broad and AAOA members practice a wide scope of ENT, programming spans the gamut from hot topics such as the latest on biologics and their role in CRS, AERD, Asthma, Allergy and the day-to-day business challenges
in medicine from staffing and coding to service lines and efficiency. Learn More

The AAOA USP General Chapter <797> Sterile Compounding module is an online test that was created to help compounding personnel meet the personal qualifications… Read More

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The AAOA Process

Based on our scope of knowledge, the AAOA Basic and Advanced Courses in Allergy & Immunology build on each other to help give the healthcare practitioner the tools needed to diagnose and manage allergy patients. Our Annual Meeting offers attendees an opportunity to hear cutting-edge research and current clinical management debates to help translate it into their day-to-day practice.  The program is augmented with focused instruction courses and workshops to help assure all our attendees gain value for the time spent.

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Online Education Clinical Insights Modules

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The AAOA’s Clinical Insights modules offer interactive eLearning designed to expand understanding of current practice trends and clinical research in allergy diagnosis and management. The AAOA is excited to offer this new educational series to help our members augment the continuing education.

The eLearning platform is designed to offer practicing physicians, residents, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered nurses, and other allied health professionals the opportunity to expand their learning experience to help augment their training and build on the AAOA’s curricula for the Basic and Advanced Courses in Allergy & Immunology.

Each Clinical Insights Module qualifies for 1 AMA PRA Category Credit, once completed.

The registration fees/per one module:

  • $49.95 for the AAOA Members (must login)
  • $59.95 for Non-Members

Available Clinical Insights Allergy Modules:

Available Clinical Insights Asthma Modules:

COMING SOON!

  • Asthma Risk Factors & Comorbidities of Asthma and the Unified Airway
  • Diagnosis: Clinical Assessment & Diagnosis: Diagnostic Testing
  • Pharmacotherapy: Current & Future Options and Stepwise Management

AAOA Clinical Insights are supported in part by an educational grant from Merck.

If you have any questions or comments about the AAOA’s Clinical Insights, please contact us: elearning@aaoallergy.org or (202) 955-5010.

Resources

Resident Travel Grants

To apply for a resident travel grant, e-mail the following components to Elisabeth Herzfeld.

  • AAOA Resident member or Resident member candidate with a complete application Download Application
  • A letter expressing your interest in the AAOA and its programs, as well as why you should be a grant recipient
  • A letter of recommendation from Program Director on letterhead

Become a Member

As a member, you will be eligible for registration fee discounts on all AAOA CME functions and all of our patient education and practice management resources. These savings alone can offset most or all of your dues.

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Questions/Comments?

If you have any questions or comments about the AAOA CME Events, please contact us: meetings@aaoallergy.org or (202) 955-5010.