Spring 2018 SOSA Convention

March 17-18
Nova Southeastern University
Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine
Davie, Florida

Join us for information filled two-day educational program to 

  • Hear distinguished speakers from numerous osteopathic surgical fields
  • Attend workshops on suturing, fracture repair, laparoscopy, central line placement, and surgical scrubbing
  • Learn from a residency panel of 4th year medical students, surgical residents, and surgical program directors
  • Enjoy networking and socializing with fellow students, residents and surgeons in practice on Fort Lauderdale Beach

​​For SOSA's conference programming, travel, hotel and registration information, login to your SOSA/student portal. If you need assistance logging into your student portal account, email info@facos.org.

Tentative Schedule of Events


Saturday, March 17
Time Activity
7:00-8:00 am SOSA Registration and Breakfast (provided)
8:00-8:10 am Welcome 
8:10-10:00 am Speakers
10:10 am-12:00 pm Workshops
12:00-1:15 pm Lunch (provided)
1:15-3:00 pm Workshops 
3:10-6:00 pm Poster Presentations
8:00-10:00 pm Downtown Social 

Sunday, March 18
Time Activity
7:00-8:00 am Chapter President & National Liaison Bi-annual Meeting
(Presidents & National Liaisons only)
8:00-8:50 am National Board elections (Presidents & National Liaisons only)
9:00-9:30 am Suture Competition
9:30-11:30 am Speakers (20 min. + 5 mins for Q&A each)
11:40 am-12:30 pm Resident/M4 Panel
12:30-1:45 pm Lunch (provided)
1:45-4:30 pm Workshops
4:30-5:00 pm Closing Addresses


                                Before March 1               March 1 - 18 
 Members   $75   $120
 Non-member  $105  $120

Hotel Information

Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale Plantation 
8530 West Broward Boulevard 
Plantation, Florida 33324 
Phone: (954) 370-2220

*Hotel is based on a first-come, first-serve basis. ACOS has negotiated hotel and travel discounts exclusively for 2018 SOSA registrants. Please mention you are attending the SOSA meeting when making your reservation.

Airline Information

Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport  (FLL) is the recommended airport.