2023 AOAO Annual Fall Meeting
October 5 - 7, 2023

General Information

TARGET AUDIENCE
This activity is intended for osteopathic surgeons in the field of orthopedics, orthopedic residents, allied health and any physician interested in the practice of orthopedics.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE
The goal of this year’s program is to provide orthopedic surgeons with an update on current techniques and controversies in orthopedics. Leaders in the field will debate and discuss selected topics so that practicing orthopedists will have knowledge to further develop their skills.

Upon completion of this conference, participants will:

* Review and learn to apply new techniques and controversies in orthopedics.

* Identify the indications, techniques, complications and outcomes of various surgical procedures within their specialty to provide the best patient outcomes.

* Utilize these techniques with an emphasis on osteopathic patient care.

GOALS OF THE CONFERENCE
Through lectures, panels, case discussions, and question/answer sessions, the goals of this conference are:

* To offer a diversified program of continuing education for practicing orthopedic surgeons.

* To keep orthopedic surgeons and other interested physicians and healthcare professionals informed of recent developments, techniques and advances in orthopedics.

STATEMENT OF NEED
Responses from our prior conferences identify the need for a greater understanding of specific aspects of orthopedic surgery within the specialties of Shoulder and Elbow, Trauma, Hand, Sports, Pediatrics, Spine, Foot and Ankle and Adult Reconstructive and Arthritis. 

EVALUATIONS & CME
All attendees will have until December 8, 2023 to complete the online evaluation and claim your CME credits. Questions? Please email us at info@aoao.org.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
AOAO requires faculty, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to AOA and PIM policy. The existence or absence of COI for everyone in a position to control content will be disclosed to participants prior to the start of each activity.  

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics has fully complied with the legal requirements of the ADA and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please contact AOAO at (804) 565-6370 by October 2, 2023 in order to receive service.

GRIEVANCE POLICY
All grievances related to Annual Meeting topics and/or speakers should be submitted in writing. The nature of the grievance should be specified and as detailed as possible. All grievances should be sent to the AOAO Executive Director, Dr. James Mason, at info@aoao.org. Dr. Mason will consult with the CME Committee and respond in writing.