2019 Annual Clinical  Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons


This year's Annual Clinical Assembly (ACA) will be held October 19-23, 2019 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. 

Offering educational programming across six surgical disciplines (cardiothoracic and vascular, general, neurological, plastic and reconstructive, proctological, and urological), the ACA is the trademark conference of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, attracting over 1,200 surgeons from across the country. The conference offers both AOA and AMA CME credits as well as multiple opportunities for networking, reconnecting with colleagues and meeting new peers.

2019 ACA Registration

Registration for this year's ACA opens in July.


The ACOS is accepting proposal presentations for this year's conference. We are currently seeking proposals across all surgical disciplines. Here's a list of some of the topics in which members have expressed interest:

  • Alternative therapies to BCG and strategies for treatment of bladder cancer in times of BCG shortage
  • Opioid Prescribing
  • Novel Stone Therapies
  • Homeopathic Therapies for Urologic Disorders
  • Urology for Millennials
  • Medical Marijuana for Pain Management
  • OMM in Urologic Conditions
  • Pediatric Proctology
  • Proctology and Pregnancy
  • Automation of Neurosurgery
  • Innovations in neurosurgical care
  • Telemedicine
  • Diverticulitis
  • Leadership

  • Submit your proposal today! Click here to submit your presentation.

    Questions? Please contact meetings@facos.org


    Poster Presentations

    Poster Presentations The ACA attracts osteopathic residents, surgeons and program directors from across the country. It is an ideal venue to share your research and gain recognition, connections and opportunities to advance your work with the osteopathic surgical community.

    Residents, fellows and medical students are encouraged to apply. For those residents whose training is evaluated by the ACOS, presentation of a poster at the ACA may be done to meet the annual report requirements for a scholarly activity. Approval from your training program director is required.

    The portal for poster presentations is now open and will remain open until July 21, 2019. Please visit the 2019 ACA Posters page for information by clicking here.