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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

USP General Chapter <797> Pharmaceutical Compounding – Sterile Preparations

Latest Updates  on USP <797> On September 23, 2019, the United States Pharmacopeia has announced that,…

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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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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

AAOA in the Lone Star

Join us in the Lone Star State for the 2019 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy and Immunology. This course builds on the basic clinical care of allergic patient concepts and techniques presented at the AAOA’s Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology. Read More

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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

2019 Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology
December 12-14 | Austin, TX
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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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AAOA Clinical Insights
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NEW!!! USP 797 Online Module
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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

Should I Go to Austin?

We get it.  You’ve been to the Advanced Course on Allergy & Immunology, so you…

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CEO September 2019 Update

by Jami Lucas, AAOA CEO/Executive Director Over 500 AAOA members were engaged, learning, and networking…

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2019 New Orleans was an outstanding success?  With over 500 participants, our AAOA members left…

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Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology

Course Schedule

Thursday July 6, 2017

12:30pm-2:00pm: Registration

2:00pm-5:00pm: Introduction To Allergy

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 2:00pm Introduction to the Basic Course (10)- Elizabeth Mahoney, MD
  • 2:10pm Allergies and Head & Neck Disease-An Overview (30)-Matthew W. Ryan MD, FAAOA
  • 2:40pm Immunology of Allergy (20)-Christine Franzese, MD, FAAOA
  • 3:oopm Epidemiology and Genetics of Allergy (40)-Christine Franzese, MD, FAAOA
  • 3:40pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 4:00pm Clinical Manifestations of Allergic Disease (25)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 4:25pm Unified Airway (30)-John H. Jrouse, MD, PhD, MBA

5:00pm-6:00pm: Drinks with the Professors

Friday July 7, 2017

7:00am-7:30am: Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:30am-1:20pm: Allergy Testing

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 7:30pm Allergens I: Characteristics and Standardization (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 8:00pm Allergens II: Classes, Cross-reactivity and Selection (45)-Christopher D Brook, MD
  • 8:45pm Skin Testing Techniques I: Introduction, Prick and Single Intradermal (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 9:15pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 9:30am Skin Testing Techniques II: IDT, MQT (40)-Matthew W. Ryan, MD, FAAOA
  • 10:10am Specific IgE Testing (25)-J. Whit Mims, MD
  • 10:35pm Socioeconomic of Testing (30)-Jami Lucus
  • 10:55pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 11:05am Practicum I – Preparation of Testing/Treatment Board & Skin Testing Techniques (20)
  • 11:35am Lunch with Exhibitors – Group 2 (45)
  • 11:35am Lunch/Break with Exhibitors – Group 3 (75)
  • 11:35am Practicum I – Breakout Group 1 (20)
  • 11:55am Lunch/Break with Exhibitors – Group 1 (85)
  • 12:20am Practicum I – Breakout Group 2 (20)
  • 12:40am Break with Exhibitors – Group 2 (40)
  • 12:50am Practicum I – Breakout Group 3 (20) (40)

1:20pm-5:10pm: The Treatment of Allergies

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 1:20pm Avoidance and Environmental Control (45)-Christopher D Brook, MD
  • 2:05pm Immunology and Principles of Immunotherapy: SCIT & SLIT (40)-Monica O Patadia, MD, FAAOA
  • 2:45pm Pharmacotherapy Part I (30) (30)John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 3:15pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 3:35am Pharmacotherapy Part II (30)-John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 4:05am Application of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy Part I: Vial Preparation (45)-Elizabeth Mahoney Davis, MD
  • 4:50am Questions Answered: Follow-Up from Drinks with the Professors-Jacques C Peltier, MD

5:10pm-6:10pm: Reception with the Exhibitors

Saturday July 8, 2017


7:00am-7:30am: Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:30am-1:20pm: Allergy Testing

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 7:30am Allergens I: Characteristics and Standardization (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 8:00am Allergens II: Classes, Cross-reactivity and Selection (45)-Christopher D Brook, M
  • 8:45am Skin Testing Techniques I: Introduction, Prick and Single Intradermal (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 9:15am Break With Exhibitors
  • 9:30am Skin Testing Techniques II: IDT, MQT (40)
    Matthew W. Ryan, MD, FAAOA
  • 10:10am Specific IgE Testing (25)-J. Whit Mims, MD
  • 10:35am Socioeconomics of Testing (20)-Jami Lucas
  • 10:55am Break With Exhibitors
  • 11:05am Practicum I – Preparation of Testing/Treatment Board & Skin Testing Techniques (20)-Jacques C Peltier, MD
  • 11:35am Lunch with Exhibitors – Group 2 (45)
  • 11:35am Lunch/Break with Exhibitors – Group 3 (75)
  • 12:20pm Practicum I – Breakout Group 1 (20)
  • 12:40pm Break with Exhibitors – Group 2 (40)
  • 12:50pm Practicum I – Breakout Group 3 (20)

1:20pm-5:10pm: Treatment of Allergy

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 1:20pm Avoidance and Environmental Control (45)-Christopher D Brook, MD
  • 2:05pm Immunology and Principles of Immunotherapy: SCIT & SLIT (40)-Monica O Patadia, MD, FAAOA
  • 2:45pm Pharmacotherapy Part I (30)-John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 3:15pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 3:55pm Pharmacotherapy Part II (30)-John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 4:05pm Application of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy Part I: Vial Preparation (45)-Elizabeth Mahoney Davis, MD
  • 4:50pm Questions Answered: Follow-Up from Drinks with the Professors
    Jacques C Peltier, MD

5:10 pm-6:10 pm: Reception with the Exhibitors


Download a printable file of the 2017 AAOA Basic Course Agenda.<br>The online syllabus will be available by June 22. All registrants will be provided with access instructions by e-mail when the syllabus is released.

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Registration Price List

Fellow Member$1,110.00
Associate Member$1,225.00
International Member$1,225.00
NP/PA Member$1,225.00
Allied Health Member$1,225.00
Resident Member$600.00
Non-Member Physician$2,500.00
Non-Member Allied Health, NP/PA$2,500.00
Industry Representative$2,500.00
Non-member Resident$850.00

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are non-transferable. Refunds (less a 50% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to August 7, 2017.

Cancellations received after August 7, 2017 are non-refundable. 

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