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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."

AAOA Member Benefits

  • Up to 60% discount for CME programs and free Annual Meeting. All AAOA’s CME programs meet ABOTOHNS Continuing Certification.
  • AAOA US ENT Affinity program, where AAOA members can gain savings on antigen, allergy supplies, and any of the other 5 service lines US ENT offers. For more email
  • Tools and resources to comply with US General Chapter 797 and practice management tools.
  • Advocacy support.
  • And much more! Learn More


As part of our on-going member support, we are introducing a new website feature to help with common practice management challenges. We welcome your input with questions or challenges you would like to address. Read More


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Upcoming Dates

04/01/24: Fellow Exam Application Deadline
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06/01/24: Research Grant Cycle
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08/02/24: Scientific Abstract Submission Deadline
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12/01/24: Research Grant Cycle
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AAOA Basic Course

Join us from July 25-27 at the hybrid 2024 AAOA Basic Course. As a hybrid course, we are excited to offer both live in-person and virtual participation. The course content will be accessible for over 90 days to help you maximize value. Register Today 


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2024 AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology - Hybrid
July 25-27, 2024
The Diplomat, Hollywood, Florida
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Four Seasons Hotel Las Vegas
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The Hythe, Vail, CO
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AAOA Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology 2024

Course Agenda

Pre-Work Launch: June 25, 2024
Live In-Person & Live Streaming: Thursday, July 25 – Saturday, July 27, 2024
Post Content Access: July 28 – September 30, 2024
The Diplomat, Hollywood, Florida & Whova App

As a hybrid course, we are excited to offer both live in-person and virtual participation. Content is accessible for over 90 days to help you maximize value.

Below please find the agenda (subject to change).

Pre-work - On-Demand

This suite of lectures is designed to teach important foundational content to prepare the learner to get the most out of their AAOA Basic Course experience. Recorded content will allow you to learn at your own pace, review what you have learned, and have your questions answered during the live sessions.

Overview of Allergies & Head & Neck Disease

Immunology of Allergy

Epidemiology of Allergy

Genetics of Allergy

Clinical Manifestations of Allergic Disease

Unified Airway

Allergy Testing

Allergen Characteristics & Standardization

Allergen Classes

Cross-Reactivity Selection

Preparation of Testing & Treatment Board

Skin Testing Techniques 1: Prick & Single Intradermal Test

Skin Testing Techniques 2: IDT

Skin Testing Techniques 3: MQT

In Vitro Specific IgE Testing

Coding for Allergy Testing – What You Need to Know

Treatment of Allergy

Avoidance & Environmental Control

Immunology & Principles of Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis

Pharmacotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis – Part 1: Mechanisms and Classes

Pharmacotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis Part II: Treatment and Guidelines

Sublingual Immunotherapy for Inhalants Part I: Background & Efficacy

Sublingual Immunotherapy for Inhalants: Tablets & Economics

SCIT and SLIT Vial Creation: Initial Dosing and Vial Preparation

Management of Allergy Emergencies

Introduction to Advanced Topics

Basics of Asthma Diagnosis and Management

Introduction to Food Allergy

Coding for Allergy Treatment – What You Need to Know

Thursday, July 25, 2024

* Subject to change, times in EDT

2:00 – 2:10 pm:  Introduction to Basic Course

2:10 – 2:35 pm:  Overview and Clinical Manifestations of Allergy

2:35 – 3:00 pm:  Allergy in Head & Neck Panel

3:00 – 3:20 pm:  Allergy Epidemiology & Immunology

3:20 – 3:50 pm:  Break with Exhibitors

3:50 – 4:10 pm: Trivia Slam: Immunology Edition

4:10 – 4:50 pm:  Adding Allergy to Your Practice Panel

4:50 – 5:40 pm:  Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

Friday, July 26, 2024

7:30 – 8:00 am:  Morning Coffee

8:00 – 8:30 am: Skin Testing I: Testing Board, Controls, Indications and Contraindications

8:30 – 9:00 am: Skin Testing 2: Skin Prick Testing and Modified Quantitative Testing

9:00 – 9:30 am:  Breakfast with Exhibitors

9:30 – 9:50 am:   Specific IgE Testing

9:50 – 10:20 am:  The Great Allergy Panel Bake Off:  Which/How Many Antigens Do You Test For?

10:20 – 10:40 am: Escape Room: Allergy Testing                                                                  

10:40 – 11:10 am:  Challenges in Skin Testing Panel

11:10 – 11:30 am: Break with Exhibitors & Distribute Skin Testing Supplies

11:30 – 12:15 pm:  Skin Testing Practicum

12:15 – 1:15 pm:  Lunch with Exhibitors

1:15  – 1:45 pm: Office Tour Panel

1:45 – 2:15 pm:  Allergy Testing Method Panel

2:15 – 2:35 pm:  Pharmacotherapy Trivia Slam

2:35 – 3:05 pm:  What Immunotherapy Do You Offer Panel

3:05 – 3:30 pm: Break with Exhibitors

3:30 – 3:50 pm:  Allergy Emergencies

3:50 – 4:05 pm: Escape Room: Allergy Emergencies

4:05 – 4:20 pm:  Live Q&A

4:20 – 5:20 pm: Speed Networking with Professors

Saturday, July 27, 2024

7:30 – 8:00 am: Morning Coffee

8:00 – 8:45 am:   SCIT Vial Prep & Protocol                 

8:45 – 9:05 am:  SLIT Vial Prep:  Escalation, Maintenance, Withdrawal

9:05 – 9:35 am:  Breakfast with Exhibitors

9:35 – 10:35 am:  Dose Calculations & Vial Preparation Practicum

10:35 – 10:55 am:  Escape Room: Vials

10:55 – 11:25 am:  How I perform SLIT Panel

11:25 – 11:45 am:  Break with Exhibitors

11:45 – 12:05 pm: The Most Bang for Your Buck: Environmental Controls

12:05 – 12:35 pm:  Adding Allergy to Your Practice Logistics Panel

12:35 – 1:35 pm:   Lunch with Exhibitors

1:35 – 2:05 pm:  Training My Staff – Why Do They Keep Asking Me for Help? Panel

2:05 – 2:45 pm:  Advanced Topic Panel

2:45 – 3:05 pm:  Live Q&A & Adjournment

Printable course agenda can be found here.

COVID-19 Safety

To reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, we encourage taking personal safeguards, including but not limited to vaccination and/or wearing a mask in the meeting, to help protect your health and the health of our members and community at large.  

While there are currently no restrictions in place, attendees must adhere to any updated requirements and guidelines of the State of Florida, the City of Hollywood as well as the event.   

AAOA will continue to monitor state and federal requirements and will update our policy accordingly.

Join Us in Florida

Registration Fees Are The Same For F2F/In-Person And Virtual Attendance

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$3,000.00
Non-Member Allied Health, NP/PA$3,000.00
Industry Representative$3,000.00
Non-member Resident$850.00

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are non-transferable. Refunds (less a 20% administration fee) may be considered for cancellations received in writing by the AAOA prior to June 25, 2024.

Those who change from F2F to Virtual or Virtual to F2F will not be assessed any change fees.

Cancellations received after June 25, 2024 are non-refundable. 

If you have a disability or require assistance during the course, contact the AAOA at 202-955-5010 or

Note for New Member Applicants

If you would like to receive a member rate for the 2024 Basic Course in Allergy & Immunology, please submit your membership application, supporting documents, and payment. Contact Kate Chenal at (202) 955-5010 ext. 300 or if you have any questions.

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