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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

02/15/19: Call For Proposals Deadline
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04/01/19: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/19: Research Grant Cycle
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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

Call For Proposals

We want your input to help build a program that delivers on your expectations! Blending clinical and practice management content, the AAOA is now accepting proposals for a number of exciting new formats. Submit Proposal

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 Interactive Allergy & Rhinology Course
February 8-10, 2019 | Dallas, TX
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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

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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From the AAOA President, Matthew Ryan, MD

...the AAOA continues to be the organization that Otolaryngologists look to for up-to-date education and information on the…

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Travel and Accommodations

Hotel and Meeting Location Information

Hotel Information

The Diplomat Beach Resort
3555 South Ocean Drive
Hollywood, FL 33019
(954) 602-6000

Room Rate

$179/night (plus $5 resort fee per night for basic guestroom, Internet, and local and toll-free call access plus 12% State tax, occupancy tax for a single or double guest room). Room rates are based on availability, and the AAOA cannot guarantee room availability.

Reservations

Call 855-689-2911 or reserve online here.
Reference: AAOA Basic Course
Reservation Deadline: June 5, 2018
Room cancellations must be made 3 days prior to the arrival to avoid a cancellation fee.
Check-in: 4:00 pm; Check-out: 11:00 am

Airports & Ground Transportation

Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL) is 7.8 miles (15 minutes) from The Diplomat and the hotel is 22 miles (30 minutes) from Miami International Airport (MIA). For information about ground transportation and driving directions, click here.

About The Diplomat

The Diplomat Beach Resort Hollywood, Curio Collection by Hilton was voted a Top Florida Resort by Conde Nast Traveler Readers in 2016. The resort features two outdoor pools, a spa and fitness center, golf just a mile away, and 6 restaurants including the AAA Four Diamond-rated Diplomat Prime Steakhouse. It is close to extensive shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities.

Founded in 1925, the charming ocean-side town of Hollywood, Florida blends modern day elegance with old world charm. Take a stroll along the historic boardwalk (a mile away) voted one of ‘America’s Best Beach Boardwalks’ by Travel & Leisure magazine. Enjoy live music and fresh seafood or celebrate one of several seasonal festivals. Take a trolley ride downtown to immerse yourself in historic culture and visit museums, or take a water taxi ride to explore Fort Lauderdale. The Everglades National Park is just 30 minutes away. Hollywood also offers seaside cafes, bicycle rentals, beach sundry shop, and a vibrant nightlife with options for all tastes.

To plan your free time, please click here.

Join Us In Florida

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 20% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to June 5, 2018.

Cancellations received after June 5, 2018 are non-refundable. 

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