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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

Act Now to Avoid MACRA Penalties

Before the close of 2017, all physicians must take action to avoid the 4 percent…

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CMS Releases Quality Payment Program Proposed Rule

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule outlining the requirements…

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AAOA Member Advocacy Update: Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed 2018 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS).…

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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

IFAR

Available Now

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

AAOA COVID-19 Member Alert

First and foremost, we hope you are all safe and healthy. These are not easy…

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First Drug for Treatment of Peanut Allergy for Children is Approved by FDA

“Peanut allergy affects approximately 1 million children in the U.S. and only 1 out of…

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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

Project N95 to Purchase PPE

To help members who are having trouble acquiring PPE, AAOA is collaborating with Project N95 to purchase N95 respirators (certified by CDC and NIOSH), nitrile powder free gloves, Level 1 and Level 2 AAMI isolation gowns, ASTM Level 1 and Level 3 surgical masks, hard surface disinfectant, and disposable face shields at bulk pricing rates. There are no minimum order quantities.

Order period: December 17, noon Eastern – December 29, 3pm Eastern.

This is a one-time bulk purchase that may not be repeated, so please order now for your anticipated needs over the coming months.

Product overview:

ItemPrice Per BoxUnits Per BoxEstimated Ship Date
N95 Respirators – Makrite N95-9500 (Size M/L)$84.80201/22
N95 Respirators – Makrite N95-9500S (Size S)$94.60201/22
N95 Respirators – Protective Health Gear 5160-N95$175.00501/14
Nitrile Powder Free Patient Examination Gloves – 3 mil thick, 9″ length, sizes S/M/L/XL$17.001002/15
Nitrile Powder Free Patient Examination Gloves – 4 mil thick, 9″ length, sizes S/M/L/XL$19.001002/15
ASTM Level 1 Masks – Metiko$8.50501/16
ASTM Level 3 Masks – BYD FE2311X$17.50501/16
Hard Surface Disinfectant Spray – Envirocleanse, 32 Oz Bottles$57.48121/14
AAMI Level 1 Gowns$19.50151/12
AAMI Level 2 Gowns, Polyethylene$20.70101/14
Face Shields$9.40101/12

*Prices do not include taxes or shipping charges

To access the offer, start here:

If this is your first time ordering from Project N95:

  1. Complete a Customer Registration Form on Project N95’s website here.
  2. After submitting this form, you will receive a registration confirmation email. Follow the link to Project N95’s login page and create a password by selecting “Set/reset my password.” Keep this page open.
  3. You will receive an email with a six digit validation code that you will enter before creating a password. The email may come to your spam or promotions folder so be sure to check there.
  4. Enter the code on the login page and create your password.
  5. Login with your email address and new password. You will now be able to select and order PPE.

If you have ordered from Project N95 before:

  1. Go to Project N95’s web shop here. Enter the same email address you previously used to make a purchase and select “Set/reset my password.” Keep this page open.
  2. You will receive an email with a six digit validation code. The email may come to your spam or promotions folder so be sure to check there.
  3. Enter the code on the login page and create your password.
  4. Login with your email address and new password. You will now be able to select and order PPE.

Have questions? Learn more here: FAQ

Product Details

*Prices do not include taxes or shipping charges

Complete product specifications can be found here.

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