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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

Impact OF 2019 Physician Fee Schedule on Allergy and Sinus Services

Specialty Impact The conversion factor for 2019 will be $36.0391 and remains essentially flat.  The changes…

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Your AAOA at the AMA

I want to urge you to consider membership in the AMA because your membership in…

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Fall Advocacy Update: USP 797, E/M Documentation and Payment

Revisions to USP Chapter 797 Open for Comment Since the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) released…

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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

04/01/19: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/19: Research Grant Cycle
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06/01/19: Call For Scientific Abstracts Deadline
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06/7/19: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2019 Basic Course

07/31/19: Membership Application Deadline to be voted in at the 2019 Annual Meeting and to be eligible for AAOA Member Rate (FREE) for the 2019 Annual Meeting
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12/01/19: Research Grant Cycle
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EDUCATION

Be a Part of the 2019 AAOA Annual Meeting!

AAOA is accepting Scientific Abstracts for in-person oral or poster presentation at the 2019 AAOA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA - September 13-15, 2019. Submit Scientific Abstract 

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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

2019 Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology
June 27-29 | Minneapolis, MN
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2019 AAOA Annual Meeting
September 13-15 | New Orleans, LA
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2019 Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology
December 12-14 | Austin, TX
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AAOA Clinical Insights
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PATIENT CORNER

History of Allergy Treatment

The history of modern allergy treatment dates back to the early decades of the twentieth century with the demonstration of decreased response to grass pollens following conjunctival challenge done by Noon and Freeman.

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News and Updates

CEO Update – Re·im·ag·ine

re·im·ag·ineverb reinterpret (an event, work of art, etc) imaginatively; rethink Reimagined, Reinvented, Reinvigorated….these are all…

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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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AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology 2019

Hotel And Meeting Location Information

JW Marriott

Hotel Information

JW Marriott Austin
110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, Texas 78701
(512) 474-4777

Room Rates

Standard Single/Double Room – $229/night
*plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 6% city and 9% sales tax)

Room rates are based on availability, and the AAOA cannot guarantee room availability. For attendees who would like to extend their stay, AAOA is pleased to offer the above-noted rate for three (3) days before and after the 2019 AAOA Advanced Course (based on availability).

Reservations

Call (844) 473-3959 or reserve online
Reference: AAOA – Advanced Course in Allergy and Immunology
Reservation Deadline: 5 p.m. November 11th, 2019
Check-in: 3:00 pm; Check-out: 11:00 am

Cancellation Policy

You may cancel your reservation for no additional charge until 48 hours prior to the day of arrival.  Please note that a fee of one night’s room and tax will be charged if you must cancel after this deadline.  If you have made prepayment, we will retain all or part of your prepayment.  If not, we will charge your credit card.

Airports & Ground Transportation

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) is approximately 10.4 miles from the JW Marriott Austin. Estimated travel time without traffic is about 15 minutes. For more information about ground transportation, shared ride services, or driving directions to the hotel, click here.

About JW Marriott Austin

Experience a modern urban resort in the heart of the Live Music Capital of the World®. Located just two blocks from the Austin Convention Center and surrounded by nearly 200 live music venues, JW Marriott Austin is one of the best hotels in downtown Austin for business, leisure, or a mix of both.

Sample authentic Italian cuisine in Osteria Pronto, enjoy a Texas-sized burger at the food truck-inspired Burger Bar, or head over to Corner for authentic Austin fare and downtown views. Indulge your senses at the Spa by JW or mix and mingle at the Edge Rooftop Pool.

 

Join Us In Austin

Registration

  • 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 November 12, 2019. 

Cancellations received after November 12, 2019 are non-refundable. 

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

If you’re not a member of the AAOA, join now and take advantage of the membership rates.