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Celebrating 80 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.

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

ADVOCACY UPDATES

Medicare 2022 Conversion Factor Update

Thanks to lobbying efforts from the House of Medicine, Congress took action this month. The…

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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 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

02/15/22: Deadline For Call For Proposals
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02/28/22: 2022 Advanced Course Content Access
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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

12/01/22: Research Grant Cycle
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EDUCATION

Have you missed The 2022 AAOA Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology? Not a problem! The pre-work content and recorded live contenet are available on-demand until February 28th. Register Today

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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

2022 AAOA Advanced Course
On–Demand Access until February 28
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2022 AAOA Basic Course - Hybrid!
The Diplomat Beach Resort, Hollywood, FL
June 30-July 2, 2022
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2022 AAOA Annual Meeting
Loews Philadelphia, PA
September 9-11, 2022
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USP 797 Online Module
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News and Updates

DosedDaily: A Free Resource For Residents

The AAOA has partnered with DosedDaily to offer a free resource for residents to support…

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OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination & Testing Emergency Temporary Standard

On Friday, November 5, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an interim final…

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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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Resident Opportunities

Resident Travel Scholarships

In an effort to further resident education, the AAOA offers Resident Travel Scholarships for the Basic and Advanced Courses.

Designed to assist residents with travel and accommodation costs, travel scholarships are given to those residents who have applied for a scholarship and are an AAOA Member as of the application deadline.

Because the AAOA’s goal is to assist as many residents as possible while still awarding a considerable amount, we will not know exactly how much assistance will be awarded until after the registration deadline.  However, scholarships can range between $150 and $850, payable to the resident’s training program.

In order to apply for a Resident Travel Scholarship, you must currently be an AAOA Resident member in good standing or submit a completed application form with your scholarship application.  Resident presenters, including podium and poster presenters, are also eligible for the Annual Meeting Travel Scholarships.

Resident Travel Scholarship Application Requirements

To apply for a resident travel scholarship, e-mail the following components to residents@aaoallergy.org

  • AAOA Resident member or Resident member candidate with a complete application
    (download here)
  • A letter expressing your interest in the AAOA and its programs, as well as why you should be a scholarship recipient
  • A letter of recommendation from Program Director on letterhead
  • If applicable: A complete AAOA Membership application

Please make sure that you list all of your contact information with your application including your preferred mailing address, phone number, fax number (if available), and e-mail address.  We prefer to correspond by e-mail, so please include your primary email address.

You can also mail in your application to the address below.  Please note that scholarship applications are considered on a first-come basis, so e-mailing your application is advised.  All applications must be complete and postmarked by the due date in order to be reviewed and considered.

AAOA
Resident Travel Scholarship
11130 Sunrise Valley Drive
Suite 100
Reston, Virginia 20191

AAOA Scholarship Deadlines

Advanced Course in Allergy & Immunology:  January 13-15, 2022

Santa Fe, MN – Eldorado Hotel & Spa
Travel Scholarship Application Due: December 15

Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology: June 30-July 2, 2022

Hollywood, FL – The Diptomat Beach Resort
Travel Scholarship Application Due: May 1

For more information on these opportunities, please contact AAOA office.
Phone: 202-955-5010
E-mail: residents@aaoallergy.org

News

Re-Engaging Patients During and Post COVID-19 Pandemic – AAOA Zoomcast

A brief summary of the Re-Engaging Patients…

COVID-19 Vaccines – AAOA Zoomcast

A brief summary of the COVID-19 Vaccines…

Medications To Stop Before Allergy Testing

By Dana Crosby, MD, FAAOA WHY DO…

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