The American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and the American Osteopathic College of Proctology are proud to host the 2017 Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACA).
This year’s conference will take place October 11 - 15 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland.

Registration Opening Soon

Mark your calendars, pre-registration is opening mid-July! You do not want to miss out on the superb programming planned for the 2017 ACA! The conference will kick off with an opportunity to mix and mingle with old friends and make new ones at the opening evening reception on Wednesday, October 11. The first-rate educational programming will start on October 12. Secure your spot by registering on July 15.


The 2017 ACA will be held at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center, National Harbor, Maryland. Upon the launch of conference registration, attendees will also be able to book their hotel room.

Please note: National Harbor, MD, is just outside of Washington, D.C., and is not the same location as Inner Harbor in Baltimore. The closest airport, Reagan National, is approximately 7 miles away. View the exact location here on Google Maps.

Scientific Poster and Podium Presentations

Scientific Poster and Podium Presentation applications are now being accepted for the 2017 ACA. We encourage residents, fellows and medical students to submit their abstract for consideration. For more information or to learn how to submit your application please click here.

Discipline Programming

The 2017 Annual Clinical Assembly will offer programing in multiple osteopathic surgical disciplines to include – Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, General Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Proctological Surgery, and Urological Surgery. Information about each discipline’s educational programming will be available in mid-July.

Exhibits | Sponsorships

Don’t miss the opportunity to have your company stand out! There are multiple ways to get your business noticed and support the 2017 ACA. From funding to support top notch educational programming to showcasing your products or services to our esteemed attendees, to advertising opportunities, the ACA has an option for your organization. For more information on the available opportunities or for assistance in creating a custom package, please click here.


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