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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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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 education committee of the AAOA has put together an all-star lineup for this year’s virtual Annual Meeting taking place October 16th to 21st. Like last year, our Annual Meeting will offer live-stream and on-demand content. Some content will be available for self-paced on-demand viewing on September 15th, 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
Live Stream Starting on Oct 16 | Virtual
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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

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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Starting an Allergy Practice

The essential tools and pearls for a successful allergy practice by those who have done…

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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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Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology

Course Schedule

Thursday July 6, 2017

12:30pm-2:00pm: Registration

2:00pm-5:00pm: Introduction To Allergy

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 2:00pm Introduction to the Basic Course (10)- Elizabeth Mahoney, MD
  • 2:10pm Allergies and Head & Neck Disease-An Overview (30)-Matthew W. Ryan MD, FAAOA
  • 2:40pm Immunology of Allergy (20)-Christine Franzese, MD, FAAOA
  • 3:oopm Epidemiology and Genetics of Allergy (40)-Christine Franzese, MD, FAAOA
  • 3:40pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 4:00pm Clinical Manifestations of Allergic Disease (25)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 4:25pm Unified Airway (30)-John H. Jrouse, MD, PhD, MBA

5:00pm-6:00pm: Drinks with the Professors

Friday July 7, 2017

7:00am-7:30am: Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:30am-1:20pm: Allergy Testing

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 7:30pm Allergens I: Characteristics and Standardization (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 8:00pm Allergens II: Classes, Cross-reactivity and Selection (45)-Christopher D Brook, MD
  • 8:45pm Skin Testing Techniques I: Introduction, Prick and Single Intradermal (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 9:15pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 9:30am Skin Testing Techniques II: IDT, MQT (40)-Matthew W. Ryan, MD, FAAOA
  • 10:10am Specific IgE Testing (25)-J. Whit Mims, MD
  • 10:35pm Socioeconomic of Testing (30)-Jami Lucus
  • 10:55pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 11:05am Practicum I – Preparation of Testing/Treatment Board & Skin Testing Techniques (20)
  • 11:35am Lunch with Exhibitors – Group 2 (45)
  • 11:35am Lunch/Break with Exhibitors – Group 3 (75)
  • 11:35am Practicum I – Breakout Group 1 (20)
  • 11:55am Lunch/Break with Exhibitors – Group 1 (85)
  • 12:20am Practicum I – Breakout Group 2 (20)
  • 12:40am Break with Exhibitors – Group 2 (40)
  • 12:50am Practicum I – Breakout Group 3 (20) (40)

1:20pm-5:10pm: The Treatment of Allergies

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 1:20pm Avoidance and Environmental Control (45)-Christopher D Brook, MD
  • 2:05pm Immunology and Principles of Immunotherapy: SCIT & SLIT (40)-Monica O Patadia, MD, FAAOA
  • 2:45pm Pharmacotherapy Part I (30) (30)John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 3:15pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 3:35am Pharmacotherapy Part II (30)-John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 4:05am Application of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy Part I: Vial Preparation (45)-Elizabeth Mahoney Davis, MD
  • 4:50am Questions Answered: Follow-Up from Drinks with the Professors-Jacques C Peltier, MD

5:10pm-6:10pm: Reception with the Exhibitors

Saturday July 8, 2017


7:00am-7:30am: Breakfast with Exhibitors

7:30am-1:20pm: Allergy Testing

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 7:30am Allergens I: Characteristics and Standardization (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 8:00am Allergens II: Classes, Cross-reactivity and Selection (45)-Christopher D Brook, M
  • 8:45am Skin Testing Techniques I: Introduction, Prick and Single Intradermal (30)-Cecelia Damask, DO, FAAOA
  • 9:15am Break With Exhibitors
  • 9:30am Skin Testing Techniques II: IDT, MQT (40)
    Matthew W. Ryan, MD, FAAOA
  • 10:10am Specific IgE Testing (25)-J. Whit Mims, MD
  • 10:35am Socioeconomics of Testing (20)-Jami Lucas
  • 10:55am Break With Exhibitors
  • 11:05am Practicum I – Preparation of Testing/Treatment Board & Skin Testing Techniques (20)-Jacques C Peltier, MD
  • 11:35am Lunch with Exhibitors – Group 2 (45)
  • 11:35am Lunch/Break with Exhibitors – Group 3 (75)
  • 12:20pm Practicum I – Breakout Group 1 (20)
  • 12:40pm Break with Exhibitors – Group 2 (40)
  • 12:50pm Practicum I – Breakout Group 3 (20)

1:20pm-5:10pm: Treatment of Allergy

Available Credit Types: AMA PRA Category 1, Non-Physician Attendance

  • 1:20pm Avoidance and Environmental Control (45)-Christopher D Brook, MD
  • 2:05pm Immunology and Principles of Immunotherapy: SCIT & SLIT (40)-Monica O Patadia, MD, FAAOA
  • 2:45pm Pharmacotherapy Part I (30)-John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 3:15pm Break With Exhibitors
  • 3:55pm Pharmacotherapy Part II (30)-John H. Krouse, MD, PhD, MBA
  • 4:05pm Application of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy for Inhalant Allergy Part I: Vial Preparation (45)-Elizabeth Mahoney Davis, MD
  • 4:50pm Questions Answered: Follow-Up from Drinks with the Professors
    Jacques C Peltier, MD

5:10 pm-6:10 pm: Reception with the Exhibitors


Download a printable file of the 2017 AAOA Basic Course Agenda.<br>The online syllabus will be available by June 22. All registrants will be provided with access instructions by e-mail when the syllabus is released.

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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 50% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to August 7, 2017.

Cancellations received after August 7, 2017 are non-refundable. 

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

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