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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

EpiPen Shortage Update

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

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Breaking News on USP Chapter 797

An updated draft of USP Chapter 797 was released today. Updated Chapter 797 Posted for Public Comment: Separate Requirements…

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Congress Makes Changes to MACRA

The second year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP) authorized by the Medicare Access and…

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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

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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

Burnout: A Real Problem, Not Just a Trendy Talk Show Topic

When you really look at hot topics in medicine, physician burnout seems to really skyrocket…

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So, You Think You Have Been to the Advanced Course….

We all suffer from the need to find new and innovative educational content to help…

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2018 AAOA Basic Course…This is not the same course you may have attended before!

On behalf of the AAOA we would like to extend a personal invitation to join us…

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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…

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A Brief History of Allergy Treatment

The history of modern allergy treatment dates back to the…

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What over-the-counter allergy treatment should I try?

You have allergy symptoms, and want to find something to…

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NEWS and BLOG

Nasal Sprays

Nasal Sprays can be an effective treatment options for many allergy sufferers. Read More

Allergy Testing

Allergy Testing is important to identify the allergens that impact you.
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Spotlight Stories

Treatment Options

Pharmacology

Pharmacology

Medications can frequently control allergy symptoms. These may include antihistamines, decongestants, prescription nasal sprays, leukotriene inhibitors and other types of products.
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Allergies and Seasons

Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergies

In the late summer of each year millions of students return to college, where the usual challenges of class work and crusty professors are expected, as are camaraderie with peers and the fall football season.
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