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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.

"Advance the comprehensive management of allergy and inflammatory disease in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery through training, education, and advocacy."

ADVOCACY UPDATES

CY 2022 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

On July 13, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Medicare Physician…

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Congress Considers Extension of Telehealth Flexibilities Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to…

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Changes To E/M Codes Beginning On January 1st

Effective January 1, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) finalized significant changes to…

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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

12/01/21: Research Grant Cycle
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02/22/22: Deadline For Call For Proposals
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04/01/22: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/22: Research Grant Cycle
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06/26/22: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2022 Basic Course

08/01/22: Scientific Abstract Submission Deadline

09/01/22: Membership Application Deadline to be voted in at the 2022 Annual Meeting

EDUCATION

The live stream of the 2021 AAOA Annual Meeting concluded on October 21st, but you can still register and earn CME/MOC credits. 4 hours of Pre-Work On-Demand content will be accessible until November 15, 2021. If you missed a lecture during our live-streamed content, do not worry. Most of the lectures will be available within the next week until November 15, 2021. Learn More

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IFAR Featured Content: COVID-19 - Free Access
Endonasal instrumentation and aerosolization risk in the era of COVID‐19: simulation, literature review, and proposed mitigation strategies . Read More

Changes in Managing Practices

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

2021 AAOA Annual Meeting
Pre-launch Mid-September
On-Demand Access Closes on November 15
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2022 AAOA Advanced Course
In-Person!!! Santa Fe, NM
January 13-15, 2022
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2022 AAOA Basic Course
The Diptomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL
June 30-July 2, 2022

USP 797 Online Module
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News and Updates

A Message From The AAOA President Michael Platt, MD, FAAOA

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United Agrees To Give Physicians ERISA Rights in Connection with Repayment Demands

Bottom line Recent class action settlement gives all out-of-network (“ONET”) physicians important – and often overlooked –…

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College Allergy Symptoms Treatment Back to Shcool

PRACTICE RESOURCES

AAOA Practice Resource Tool Kit

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) Practice Resource Tool Kit is intended as a guide to help AAOA members integrate allergy into their otolaryngology practice and to continually improve on this integration as new information, regulations, and resources become available.

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PARTNER RESOURCE CENTER

AAOA has launched a Partner Resource Center to bring you partner resources that can assist your practice and patient care.

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PATIENT CORNER

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Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

2021 Exhibit and Sponsorship Opportunities

Advance the comprehensive management of allergy and inflammatory disease in
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery through training, education, and advocacy.

VIEW THE 2021 CORPORATE AND EXHIBIT PROSPECTUS

Who We Are

The AAOA is one of the largest national otolaryngology specialty societies, representing approximately onethird of the practicing otolaryngologists. Our members represent the core of the private practice general otolaryngologists, who are the decision makers in their groups as well as key leaders in academic otolaryngology. Our members include the broader management of allergy and related inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract within their daily ENT practice, blending surgical and medical management, in addition to general ENT, rhinology, and pediatric ENT. Our 2,000+ physician members have a real impact on today’s ENT practice and patient care. While many of our members consider themselves general ENTs, we have many who focus on rhinology, pediatrics, geriatrics, sleep medicine, and asthma. View the 2021 Prospectus

Our member-based demographic includes physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and allied health professionals who work alongside the physician in day-to-day patient care. This increases our educational outreach to a total member base of more than 2,500 active members.

What To Expect

To help navigate today’s challenges, AAOA is thinking beyond the “typical” CME event to embrace new ways to give you access to our members — your targeted demographic. While we continue to find engagement opportunities during the live-stream components of our educational meetings, we are also offering opportunities for participation beyond our live-stream efforts to help give you year-round visibility and access. New concepts include, but are not limited to:

  • Corporate Advisory ThinkTank
  • Web-based Resource Center
  • Satellite Programming from product theaters to demo labs
  • Practice Resource programs
    and more

Our education programs feature national and international leaders in otolaryngology, who lead discussions on cutting edge clinical care issues that affect all practicing general otolaryngologists. Topics range from focused discussions on allergy, asthma, rhinology, sinus surgery, laryngology, otology, pediatrics, sleep, and general ENT to cutting-edge advances in the medical and surgical management of ENT patients. 2021 will continue to shed light on the emerging role of biologics in inflammatory disease management.

Why Participate

The vision within the AAOA’s mission is ~ Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery practitioners integrate the comprehensive management of allergy and inflammatory disease into daily patient care. To support this vision, we have targeted the following goals:

  • Train Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgeons and practices in the diagnosis, testing, and treatment of allergy and inflammatory disease.
  • Lead professional societies in the innovative delivery of educational content.
  • Advocate for the business and practice of managing allergy and inflammatory disease in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery

As a corporate partner, we invite you to share in our mission. Much of what AAOA is striving for aligns with your corporate and product goals. Working together we can help AAOA members and program participants expand their clinical knowledge and skills to treat their patients more effectively. Beyond that, we can partner on innovative ways to bring educational content to practicing otolaryngologists.

In the realm of partnership, we invite you to take advantage of our 2021 corporate opportunities to focus on a well-defined, motivated, target demographic for new client development, as well as a chance to connect with existing clients.

How to Apply

For more information on exhibiting and sponsorship and marketing opportunities at the AAOA Courses, review our 2021 AAOA Exhibitor Prospectus  which includes exhibit application, contact information, pricing options and additional information.

Contact Marina Fassnacht at 202-955-5010 or email if you have any questions about sponsorship or exhibit opportunities for the Basic Course and Annual Meeting.

We look forward to the partnership!

Become Our Partner

Cancellation Policy

The Exhibit fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. Contact the AAOA at 202-955-5010 or mfassnacht@aaoallergy.org if you have any questions.

2021 ANNUAL MEETING

We would like to thank our 2021 Corporate Sponsors and Exhibitors!

New! Virtual Exhibit Bag for the 2021 AAOA Annual Meeting Attendees. Submit your insert by October 1st, 2021. See the 2021 Exhibitor Prospectus for more details or contact mfassnacht@aaoallergy.org for more information.

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