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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

FDA Revised Draft Insanitary Conditions Guidance

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states, in a revised draft guidance released this week, that…

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Allergy Comments on 2019 Proposed PFS

The Advocacy Council of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) together with its…

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EpiPen Shortage Update

FDA has a drug shortage database which includes reasons for and updates on drug shortages. Today the…

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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

12/01/19: Research Grant Cycle
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02/15/20: Crowdsourcing for 2020 Scottsdale
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02/15/20: Call for Proposals
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04/01/20: 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

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

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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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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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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PATIENT CORNER

Off to College: Tips for Managing Allergies

Heading to college is an exciting time. What are the best ways for students to avoid exacerbation of their symptoms as they enter the hallowed halls of higher learning?

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College Allergy Symptoms Treatment Back to Shcool

News and Updates

CEO Update – Re·im·ag·ine

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Americans May be Over-diagnosing Themselves with Food Allergies

"Food allergy is a costly, potentially life-threatening health condition that can adversely affect patients’ well-being". A study…

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FDA Approval of First and Only Digital Inhaler with Built-In Sensors

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved ProAir Digihaler (albuterol sulfate) inhalation powder for…

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The AAOA Wins Gold in Association TRENDS 2017 All-Media Contest

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The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Wins Gold in Category  Websites in Association TRENDS 2017 All-Media Contest

Bethesda, MD (March 1, 2018) – The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) has been honored with a Gold Award in category Websites in Association TRENDS’ 2017 All-Media Contest. It was one of nearly 300 entries in the association publications contest.

The TRENDS All Media Contest is an annual competition held exclusively for associations, recognizing the most creative and effective communication vehicles developed in the industry over the prior year. The 2017 competition included about 300 entries in 23 categories of association communications.

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) represents over 2,700 Board-certified otolaryngologists and health care providers. The AAOA actively supports its membership through education, research, and advocacy in the care of allergic patients.

With help of 2040 Digital, the AAOA Digital Workgroup took on the challenge of figuring out what modern AAOA members’ website needs and wants are… and www.AAOAllergy.org was born. The re-designed AAOA web site is one of the key communication tools. The AAOA recognized the opportunity to both provide information and resources to expand the tools it offers to its members. The new web site is interactive, searchable, social, and scalable. It drives engagement, calls to action, and has quality content that is constantly updated by subject experts. Skillfully designed wireframes allowed a unified build to have defined pages by member type or interest and allow each user to find their own unique path toward the information at hand.

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