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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."


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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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 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


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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New Year, Same Pandemic

On-Demand Activity Overview

The Registration is Closed. Watch Your Email for Other Curated content Opportunities or register for the 2021 AAOA Annual Meeting


The Rise in Telemedicine Adoption and Its Role Even After the Pandemic

  • Intro to Telemedicine
  • How to Conduct a Professional Telemedicine Visit Using Good Website Manner
  • How to Do a Physical Exam with Telemedicine
  • What You Really Need to Know About Telehealth & Billing and the new E/M Codes
  • The Impossible Mission?
  • Is Telemedicine Here to Stay?

There’s Nothing New About the ‘New Normal’

  • How to Master Social Distancing in the Otolaryngology Practice
  • The ‘What If’ Team
  • Lessons Learned from COVID Panel

It’s Not As Easy As ‘Show Me the Money!’

  • Cash Flow
  • Consolidation Is Not a Bad Word
  • Rev Up Your Revenue Cycle
  • Allergy coding for the ENT: What You Know, What You Don’t Know, & Best Practices

How Do You Improve Team Performance?

  • Office Efficiency Part 1: Modern Problems & Modern Solutions
  • Office Efficiency Part 2: Modern Problems & Modern Solutions
  • Gaining Efficiencies: Perhaps There Is a Silver Lining?
  • Communication Is Key

How Do We Grow?

  • How I Set Up My Practice
  • USP Compliance
  • SLIT as the Post-Pandemic Answer
  • Rebranding. Is It Time for an Image Update?
  • Point of Care CT Imaging & Pulmonary Testing in Otolaryngology and Allergy
  • Food Allergy: An Introduction
  • Asthma Diagnosis: The Very Basics
  • New Service Lines Panel

Cultivating Resilience

  • Your Wellness Is Important
  • Tell Your Team to Take Care of Themselves
  • Practicing Mindfulness and Gratitude for Enhancing Physician and Team Engagement and Reducing Burnout

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Registration Price List

  • Members $350
  • Nonmembers $700

Important Information

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees are non-transferable and non-refundable. Refunds may be considered and requests must be received in writing by the AAOA prior to viewing content. To submit your refund requests please email to no later than March 25th.

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 New Year, Same Pandemic course, please contact Ben Wokas at (202) 955-5010 ext. 300 or if you have any questions.

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