Open Enrollment – 2019 Annual Meeting

Tuesday, Oct 1 – Thursday, Oct 3 • Boston, MA • Aloft Boston Seaport District Hotel

The AOC Annual Meeting will gather CAOs, Clinical Operations Managers, EMR Leads, and Orthopaedic Hospital Service Line Managers. Please come as a group to represent your department and to learn from your peers across the country’s top academics.

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The AOC Registration rate is discounted to $550 (not including processing fee) for those who register prior to June 1, 2019. The regular rate is $650. No registration refunds will be granted after August 1, 2019.

Registration Includes:

  • Dinner Cruise on Tuesday Evening
  • 2 Breakfasts
  • 2 Lunches
  • 3 Days of Meeting Space in the Hotel
  • All Meeting Materials
  • Dinner & Live Musical Performance on Wednesday at one of Boston’s most famous venues!
  • AOC Gift
  • AOC Planning Committee Dinner Wednesday Evening

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There will be specific agenda items and breakout sessions for all administrative position types: EMR, Clinical Operations, Chief Administrative Officers, and Hospital Service Line Directors.  The AOC registration is still – hands down- the best buy in the country!

Super Hot/Amazing DRAFT Agenda Below:


Draft schedule:

Tuesday: 12pm check-in for registration; 1pm-3:30pm Meeting in Session; 6-9pm Dinner Cruise

Wednesday: 7:30am – 2pm Meeting in Session; 4-6pm Appetizers & Cocktails and Live Musical Performance at one of Boston’s most famous venues! 7pm AOC Planning Committee Dinner

Thursday: 7:30am – 2pm Meeting in Session

Annual Meeting Location

Aloft Boston Seaport District Hotel

401-403 D St
Boston, MA 02210


Aloft Boston Seaport District Hotel (same location as the meeting). [SOLD OUT]

We have reserved a limited number of rooms at discounted rate of Element Boston Seaport Hotel.

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What Our Attendees are Saying:

“I find this conference to be extremely valuable. I am amazed by the intelligence and talent that I am surrounded by more so than at the AAOE meetings. This is far more intimate and focused on the challenges of academic medicine. Wonderful job Mike”

“This is an amazing group of professionals that are extremely encouraging to new members to Ortho. I find the networking an incredible opportunity and very helpful.”

“It was without a doubt the most directly relevant meeting I’ve ever participated in, and I’m excited at the prospect of applying the experiences and insights shared by my peers. I will definitely be sharing many of the presentations with my department head. I’m looking forward to next year’s conference, wherever it is held, and will be strongly encouraging my hospital service line administrator to attend.”

“Great meeting, this is the most relevant meeting of the year and the topics are always spot on…”

“It’s amazing how far and fast this organization and event has come under and due to mikes leadership and energy. I am very appreciative and impressed.”

“Each year the information shared is amazing, applicable and helps me to determine directions for future projects…”

“I can’t express enough how well the meeting was planned, organized, and executed. You and team did amazing work pulling together the academic programs that shape the medical community and in my assessment provide the educational opportunity for like minds to grow in the space…”

“This was my first meeting and I am taking back a lot of ideas. Overall, everything was great!”

Ratings from the 2018 Annual Meeting:

  • 61 Orthopaedic Departments/Programs Attended the 2018 Annual Meeting (New Record!)
  • 15/25 of the Top Ranked US News & World Report Programs Attended
  • 95.53% Rated the Overall Satisfaction with AOC Annual Meeting an A or A-
  • 96.49% Rated the Value of the AOC Annual Meeting an A or A- (Price vs. Experience)
  • 93.34% Rated the Networking & Bonding Experience with AOC Annual Meeting an A or A-
  • 93.62% Voted the AOC as the Most Valuable Organization to their Role
  • The AOC Annual Meeting is Half The Price of the MGMA Annual Meeting

AOC Voted #1 Most Valuable Organization among Academic Orthopaedic Administrators