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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

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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Additional COVID-19 Relief Up in the Air

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin appeared to be moving closer…

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CY 2021 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule Summary

On August 3, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Medicare Physician…

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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

04/01/21: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/21: Research Grant Cycle
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06/26/21: Membership Application Deadline to be eligible for AAOA Member rate for the 2021 Basic Course

08/01/21:Scientific Abstract Submission Deadline
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09/01/21: Membership Application Deadline to be voted in at the 2021 Annual Meeting

12/01/21: Research Grant Cycle
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EDUCATION

Our 2021 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology will be launched June 1st: Over 11 hrs of pre-learning, on-demand will set you up to gain the full value of our curriculum and engage in the live-stream session.

Live Stream July 8-11 will offer unique learning formats to offer learners the core concepts of allergy diagnosis and management. Join us and test your pre-work efforts for our Immunology & Pharmacotheapy Trivia Slams; Great Debates on Environmental Controls; Allergen Testing Panel “Bake Off,” Late Night with Dr. Levy, AAOA’s Escape Room Expedition, Hands On Testing and Dose Calculation Practica, Office Tours, and more.

Structured for otolaryngologists integrating more allergy assessment and management into their practice, AAOA members providing specialized allergy care who need to remain current with literature-based evidence and practice trends, residents, PA/NPs who work in otolaryngology, and allied health staff who support their physicians in the management of allergic patients. The Basic Course offers unique opportunities to learn the state of the art in allergy patient care. Learn More

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IFAR Impact Factor: 2.454

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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 Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology
On-demand June 1; Live Stream July 8-11 | Virtual
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USP 797 Online Module
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2021 AAOA Annual Meeting
Pre-launch Mid-September
Live Stream Starting on Oct 16 | Virtual
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News and Updates

2021 AAOA Annual Meeting – Scientific Abstracts Submissions Now Open

Have novel research tied to allergy, inflammatory disease in ENT, comprehensive management of allergy and…

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Congress Sends Sesame Labeling Bill To President

By Beth Wang / April 15, 2021 at 11:57 AM The House on Wednesday (April 14) passed…

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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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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 AAOA Annual Meeting

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

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