The AAO’s 2018 Convocation will be dedicated to highlighting the work and teachings of the mentors in the osteopathic profession. Many of us have either worked with or have been influenced by the mentors and pioneers in our profession.
The 2018 Convocation’s lecturers will present the work of the mentors in osteopathic manipulative medicine and related topics that will have applications to the attendees’ medical practice today. Breakout sessions will provide the opportunity to learn the approaches of mentors in our profession, as well as new and different treatment approaches based on their work and treatment style.
Download the full brochure, which contains schedules and registration forms for physicians and students. Hard copies of the brochure are available upon request. Call the office at (317) 879-1881 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online registration is closed. Visit us at the on-site registration desk starting Wednesday, March 21, at 10 a.m.
Click here to make your hotel reservations online now. Student rooms are sold out, but students are invited to reserve rooms at the physician rate using the same link. Rates start at $199 per night.
To make your reservations by phone, call (214) 748-1200 and provide the group code (AAO for physicians, AAS for students).
March 13-17, 2019, Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Florida
March 11-15, 2020, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado
March 17-21, 2021, Hilton Anatole, Dallas, Texas
March 23-27, 2022, Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Orlando, Florida
March 15-19, 2023, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Osteopathic physicians are trained to utilize osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) in the care of their patients. OMT offers an effective and nonpharmacologic option to treat a wide range of conditions, from common musculoskeletal disorders, such as low back and neck pain, to improving outcomes for elderly hospitalized patients admitted for pneumonia.
Giving Tuesday was celebrated for the first time in 2012. We encourage you to make your Giving Tuesday plans in the spirit of thankfulness that sometimes gets buried by the holiday advertising.
AAO life member Robert E. Kappler, DO, FAAODist, of River Grove, Illinois, died Oct. 18. Dr. Kappler was the 1980-81 president of the Academy, and he was a recipient of the AAO’s Andrew Taylor Still Medallion of Honor and the FAAO’s Distinguished Service Award.