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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

IFAR

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 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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AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology Travel and Hotel 2020

Course Overview

Thursday, July 9 – Saturday, July 11, 2020
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Orlando, FL

Hotel Information

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
1500 Masters Boulevard
ChampionsGate, FL 33896
(407) 390-6664

Room Rate and Service Charge

$179/night (plus 14.5% plus state and local taxes, fees and assessments. Taxes are subject to change without notice). Room rates are based on availability, and the AAOA cannot guarantee room availability.

A discounted resort service charge of $15 (plus taxes) per room, per night, includes: in room high-speed and wireless internet access, 2 bottles of water per room, complimentary use of the health club, transportation to Disney theme parks (24 hour advance reservations are required), newspaper available Monday-Friday, complimentary local and 800# calls, in-room coffee, evening turndown service (upon individual guest request) and use of all recreation activities including the lazy river, resort pools, basketball and tennis courts.

Reservations

Call 1-800-THE-OMNI or reserve online
Reference: AAOA Basic Course
Reservation Deadline: Friday, June 5, 2020
Room cancellations must be made 5 days prior to the scheduled arrival date to avoid a one night’s room and tax cancellation fee.
Check-in: 4:00 pm; Checkout: 11:00 a.m.

A valid credit card will be required to guarantee your reservation at the time of booking. All major credit cards are accepted (American Express, Diners Club, Discover Card, JCB International, Master or Visa Card).

Please note that an incidental hold of $50.00 per night will be authorized at the time of check in.

Airports & Ground Transportation

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate is located 32 miles from Orlando International Airport (MCO). SuperShuttle provides shuttle service by reservation to and from the Orlando International Airport. This is a shared ride shuttle with SuperShuttle at the time of your choice, but the service will make additional stops. If you would like direct service, please specify at the time of booking with the reservations agent (subject to additional charge). 24-hour advance reservations are required and can be made online or by calling (407) 888-9220, ext. 2.

  • Roundtrip Shuttle Service from MCO: Rates from $50 per person (children 3 and under are free and a car seat is required.)
  • One-Way Shuttle Service from MCO: Rates from $28 per person (children 3 and under are free and a car seat is required.)
  • Taxi Service is approximately $82 from MCO to Omni and $100 from Omni to MCO, for one to four passengers.
  • Uber and Lyft serve Orlando International Airport

About Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf and 15 acres of recreation, our Four Diamond resort is one of the nation’s premier golf, meeting and leisure destinations. In addition to world-class golf, The Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate offers a signature spa and sparkling pools. With easy access to area attractions like Walt Disney World®, Universal Studios and SeaWorld, enjoy all that Orlando has to offer and then retire to our secluded retreat.

Golf: The resort features two championship 18-hole golf courses designed by accomplished architect and golfer Greg Norman and a lighted nine-hole, par 3 golf course, and is the world headquarters for the David Leadbetter Golf Academy. Golfers also enjoy the convenience of walkout golf with a continuous golf cart shuttle to and from the golf course and academy.

The 36 holes of world-class golf at ChampionsGate were designed to offer golfers a blend of traditional and modern elements, creating a truly unique golf course in Orlando. In addition to championship golf, the resort also features a lighted 9-hole par 3 course and 18-holes of miniature golf.

Spa: Revive your spirit at the Mokara Spa at ChampionsGate with an extensive array of treatments designed to refresh and rejuvenate mind, body and spirit. The Mokara Spa at ChampionsGate offers a broad variety of luxurious, soothing spa treatments from massages, facials and body wrap treatments to manicures and pedicures. Treat yourself to a relaxing spa service when not working (AAOA registrants entitled to 10% spa discount).

Water fun: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, offers options that range from large pools and lazy rivers to water slides, whirlpools, and Orlando’s only resort wave pool.

Cuisine: Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate boasts ten unique restaurants on-site, satisfying any culinary craving.

Visit Omni’s Website to see all this resort offers and don’t forget to register for the 2020 AAOA Basic Course today!

 

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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

Important Information

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are non-transferable. Refunds (less a 20% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to June 9, 2020.

Cancellations received after June 9, 2020 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.

Note for New Member Applicants

If you would like to receive a member rate for the 2020 Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology, please submit your membership application, supporting documents, and payment no later than Friday, June 26, 2020.

Contact Ben Wokas at (202) 955-5010 ext. 300 or bwokas@aaoallergy.org if you have any questions.