2021 Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Surgeons

2021 Annual Clinical Assembly

The 2021 Annual Clinical Assembly (ACA) will be held September 29th through October 3rd, 2021 at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes in Orlando, Florida. Stay tuned to this page for information regarding the Call for Speakers for this year's program.

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 AOA CME credits as well as multiple opportunities for networking, reconnecting with colleagues and meeting new peers.

Call for Speakers

The ACA Submission Portal is currently accepting proposals to speak at the 2021 ACA!


The ACA is an annual forum offering a highly diversified surgical program of continuing medical education (CME). The Assembly is designed for surgeons of varying specialties to come together to learn, share new ideas and take the opportunity to build new connections.

We welcome you to submit your proposal to participate in the 2021 ACA as one of our valued speakers. The caliber of faculty with proven expertise in their topic area(s) and dynamic presentation skills are some of the most important factors in the success of our annual conference.

The 2021 ACA is currently seeking proposals on:

  • Clinical developments in surgical specialties
  • Strategies to improve patient care
  • Techniques, indications, complications, and outcomes of surgical procedures
  • Physician wellness and burnout
  • Socioeconomic, societal and governmental issues relating to surgery and patient care
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment for surgical patients
  • And more…

To submit your application please click on the link above, create a profile and complete the required tasks. DEADLINE EXTENDED - All speaker applications must now be submitted on or before May 2, 2021.

Thank you for your interest in participating as a speaker in the 2021 Annual Clinical Assembly!

Questions? Please contact meetings@facos.org

2021 Annual Clinical Assembly Registration

Registration for this year's ACA is not yet open. An announcement will be made once registration is open. Continue to check this page for details.

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

The ACA offers educational programming across six surgical specialties. There are discipline specific sessions and sessions applicable across surgical specialties. Participants may earn AOA Category 1-A CME credits for sessions attended and evaluated. 

Poster Presentations

The Annual Clinical Assembly (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.

Check this page in the coming months to see when the portal is open for poster submissions!

Exhibit Space

The ACOS Annual Clinical Assembly offers opportunities for exhibitors and sponsors to interact with a broad spectrum of surgeons across surgical specialties. Please click here  to explore ACA Exhibiting and Marketing opportunities.