Orthopedic Conferences in the U.S. in 2020

There are a number of orthopedic conferences and meetings held throughout the year. We put together this list to help you stay up to date. You’ll find clinical meetings, as well as meetings for executives and administrators. Can’t find the information you’re looking for? Check back–we’ll be updating as new information is available.

AAOE Annual Meeting

If you’d like to meet with the P3 Inbound team to discuss online marketing efforts for your practice, we’ll be at the AAOE Annual Meeting this year from May 2-5. If you’ll be at the meeting, drop by—we’d love to meet you! If you’d like to set up a meeting time ahead of the event, please give us a call at (504) 581-4636.

February 2020

Texas Orthopaedic Association (TOA) Annual Conference
February 7-8, 2020 — San Antonio, TX
TOA is an organization dedicated to ensuring the musculoskeletal health of patients in Texas. Their annual meeting is open to orthopaedic surgeons, allied health providers, residents, and fellows practicing in Texas. Attendees will have the opportunity to see presentations, earn CME credits, network, and meet with vendors.

Learn more: https://txorthoassn.org/wp/2020-toa-tof-tssm-annual-conference/

Interdisciplinary Conference on Orthopedic Value Based Care
February 28 – March 1, 2020 — Newport Beach, CA
This conference provides a unique experience for attendees with interdisciplinary speakers, rapid-fire breakout sessions, and hands-on bootcamps. This program was developed to allow for a deeper, more comprehensive focus on orthopedic value-based care. It is based on a three-pronged approach (Financial, Operational and Clinical) to cover the needs of your entire team. Attendees include healthcare executives, physicians, nurses, physical therapists and patients.

Learn more: https://acpm.health/ovbc2020/

March 2020

AAOS Annual Meeting
March 20-28, 2020 – Orlando, FL
At the AAOS Annual Meeting, orthopedic surgeons from all over the country to network, see exhibits, share research, and attend educational presentations. This meeting is open to all AAOS members, and is one of the biggest conferences of the year for orthopedic surgeons.

Learn more: https://www.aaos.org/annualmeeting/?ssopc=1

April 2020

California Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
April 16-19, 2020 — Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
The California Orthopaedic Association (COA) 2020 meeting will be held at the Terranea Resort. Attendees include orthopaedic surgeons, residents, and fellows. In addition to the available CME courses, there will also be a number of social events.

Learn more: https://annualmeeting.coa.org/

California BONES Society (C-BONES) Annual Meeting at the COA Annual Meeting
April 16-19, 2020 — Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Held in conjunction with the COA Annual Meeting, the C-BONES Annual Meeting will also be held at the Terranea Resort. C-BONES is a society for practice managers, so it provides the opportunity for practice managers to attend alongside surgeons.

Learn more: https://annualmeeting.coa.org/

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association 2020 Annual Meeting
April 22-26, 2020 – Bonita Springs, FL
The Mid-America Orthopaedic Association (MAOA) is open to orthopaedic surgeons practicing in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin. Attendees can earn CME credits on a number of topics.

Learn more: https://www.maoa.org/maoa-2020-annual-meeting

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) Annual Meeting
April 24-29, 2020 — Atlanta, GA
AMSSM is an organization for sports medicine specialists. Attendees are able to go to several presentations and workshops, some of which offer CME credits. Topics cover different aspects of sports medicine, including treatment and surgical approaches, diet and exercise, and new developments in sports medicine.

Learn more: https://www.amssm.org/ConferencesDetails.php?IDconf=238&Past=

American Osteopathic Academy of Sports Medicine (AOASM) Annual Conference
April 29 – May 3, 2020 — Anaheim, CA
Topics covered at this meeting will include concussion management, stem cell therapy, and sports injuries. In addition to the available educational credits and opportunities during the conference, pre-conference workshops are also typically available.

Learn more: https://www.aoasm.org/page/2020_Conference

May 2020

American Association of Orthopaedic Executives (AAOE) Annual Meeting
May 2-5, 2020 — San Diego, CA
This annual conference focuses on orthopaedic practice management and the challenges that come along with it. More than 500 orthopaedic practice executives from across the country attend this event. Events include educational sessions, pre-conference sessions, and networking events.

P3 Inbound at AAOE

P3 Inbound will have a booth at the AAOE Annual Meeting this year! We will be there from May 2-5. If you’d like to discuss online marketing for your practice, drop by—we’d love to meet you! You can also set up a meeting time ahead of the event by giving us a call at (504) 581-4636.

Learn more: https://s4.goeshow.com/aaoe/annual/2020/index.cfm

Ohio Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
May 7-8, 2020 — Dublin, OH
This event is open to members, residents, physician assistants, and orthopaedic office executives. Attendees will have a chance to listen to residents present academic papers and attend various exhibits.

Learn more: http://www.ohioorthosociety.org/meeting.html

Virginia Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
May 15-17, 2020 — Virginia Beach, VA
Attendees of this meeting are able to attend a number of presentations and earn CME credits for some of those events. They also have the opportunity to meet with several medical device and pharmaceutical vendors.

Learn more: https://www.vos.org/upcoming/

American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting & World Congress
May 26-30, 2020 — San Francisco, CA
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Annual Meeting is for sports medicine professionals from every aspect of the specialty. Topics discussed include exercise science and sports injuries. Attendees also have the opportunity to view exhibits from vendors.

Learn more: https://www.acsm.org/annual-meeting/annual-home/

June 2020

American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Annual Meeting
June 9-13, 2020 — Baltimore, MD
The annual AOA meeting provides a chance for orthopaedic professionals to connect with colleagues and expand leadership knowledge. CME opportunities are also available. Topics range from academic to leadership and management-focused subjects.

Learn more: https://www.aoassn.org/AOAiMIS/AnnualMeeting/Home/AnnualMeeting/Home.aspx

Florida Orthopaedic Society (FOS) Annual Meeting
June 18-21, 2020 — Palm Beach, FL
The 2020 meeting for the FOS will be held at the The Breakers Palm Beach. Orthopaedic surgeons attending this meeting will have the opportunity to earn CME credits and meet with vendors.

Learn more: https://www.floridaorthopediccommunity.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1284095&group=

July 2020

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting
July 9-12, 2020 — Seattle, WA
This program is aimed toward orthopaedic surgeons, physicians, and other healthcare professionals in sports medicine. There are a number of instructional courses and workshops for attendees to earn CME credits. Although specific information is not yet available for the 2020 meeting, topics primarily cover treatment and prevention of sports injuries.

Learn more: https://www.sportsmed.org/aossmimis/Members/Education/Upcoming_Meetings/Members/Education/Upcoming_Meetings.aspx

Southern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
July 22-25, 2020 — White Sulphur Springs, WV
The Southern Orthopaedic Association is open to orthopaedic surgeons practicing in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. The Annual Meeting gives attendees an opportunity earn CME credits on a number of topics in orthopaedics.

Learn more: http://www.soaassn.org/annual-meeting

August 2020

Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
August 5-8, 2020 — Maui, HI
The Western Orthopaedic Association is open to orthopaedic surgeons practicing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. Attendees can earn CME credits on a number of topics, and there are usually social events planned for spouses and children.

Learn more: http://www.woa-assn.org/annual-meeting

September 2020

American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) Annual Meeting
September 9-12, 2020 — San Antonio, TX
The AOFAS is holding its 2020 annual meeting in San Antonio. Full details are not yet available. However, attendees can earn CME credits on a number of topics related to foot and ankle care. There are also a few social activities planned that family members can attend, as well. Attendees also have the chance to meet with vendors.

Learn more: https://www.aofas.org/annual-meeting

Clinical Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
September 16-19, 2020 — Nashville, TN
The Clinical Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting is aimed at orthopaedic surgeons and residents, sports medicine physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and physical and occupational therapists. Attendees can earn CME credits on topics related to orthopaedic surgery and care and meet with vendors and service providers.

Learn more: http://www.cosociety.org/annual-meeting

Georgia Orthopaedic Society Annual Meeting
September 24-27, 2020 — Sea Island, GA
Orthopaedic surgeons in Georgia can meet up with other colleagues in the state. Attendees can earn CME credits, and there are also social activities for attendees and their family members. Attendees can also visit vendor exhibits to learn more about products and services that can help their practices.

Learn more: http://www.georgiaorthosociety.com/annualmeeting

October 2020

American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Annual Meeting
October 1-3, 2020 — San Antonio, TX
The ASSH is a society for hand surgeons in different areas, including orthopaedic surgeons, plastic surgeons, and general surgeons. This meeting is open to surgeons, physician assistants, residents, and fellows-in-training specializing in hand surgery. The goal of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to continue medical education and network.

Learn more: https://www.asshannualmeeting.org/

North Carolina Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
October 2-4, 2020 — Asheville, NC
The 2020 meeting will take place at the Omni Grove Park Inn. This meeting is open to orthopaedic surgeons, physician assistants, retired members, residents, and fellows-in-training in North Carolina. The goal of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to continue medical education and network

Learn more: http://www.ncorthopaedics.org/

The Bones Society of Florida (BSOF) Annual Conference
October 8-10, 2020 — Lake Buena Vista, FL
The BSOF is a society for orthopaedic practice administrators in Florida that works alongside the American Association of Orthopaedic Executives and the Florida Orthopaedic Society.

Learn more: https://www.floridaorthopediccommunity.com/event/BSOF2020

Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society Fall Meeting
October 14-17, 2020 — Pittsburgh, PA
This meeting was designed for orthopaedic surgeons, residents, fellows, and medical students planning to specialize in orthopaedic surgery. Attendees can see presentations and exhibits, and earn CME credits.

Learn more: https://www.paorthosociety.org/upcomingprograms

Eastern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting
October 28-31, 2020 — Naples, FL
The Eastern Orthopaedic Association is open to orthopaedic surgeons practicing in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. Attendees will have an opportunity to earn CME credits and participate in various social events.

Learn more: http://www.eoa-assn.org/current-annual-meeting

American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) Annual Meeting
October 22-24, 2020 — Austin, TX
Events at the AOAO Annual Meeting typically include lectures, panels, case discussions, and question/answer sessions. Attendees include orthopedic surgeons, orthopedic residents, allied health, and physicians interested in the practice of orthopedics. The theme for this year’s meeting is “Seeing the Clear Way to Avoid Complications.”

Learn more: http://www.aoao.org/meetings/annual/

November 2020

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Annual Meeting
November 5-8, 2020 — Dallas, TX
The AAHKS is a society for hip and knee surgeons, surgeons in training, and other hip and knee care professionals. The annual meeting is open to surgeons, as well as residents, non-physician team members, and surgeons administrators. Attendees have the opportunity to meet with vendors and see presentations on topics ranging from implant design, surgical techniques, outcomes, and complications of hip and knee surgery. CME credits are also available.

Learn more: http://meeting.aahks.org/

December 2020

Orthopaedic Summit 2020: Evolving Techniques (OSET)
December 8-12, 2020 — Las Vegas, NV
Orthopaedic Summit is the premier gathering of orthopaedic professionals across the globe. Attendees include orthopaedic surgeons in a variety of specialties, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, athletic trainers, and physical and occupational therapists. 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of this event. This event offers CME credits and will feature cadaveric and live surgical demonstrations, debates, and group discussions on the latest orthopaedic techniques.

Learn more: https://orthosummit.com/

2020 Information Unavailable

Midwest AAOE Annual Meeting
2020 Dates Unavailable
The Midwest AAOE is open to orthopaedic administrators in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Attendees have the opportunity to meet with vendors and attend a number of presentations.

Learn more: https://www.midwestaaoe.com/annual-meeting.html

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