2023 AOA Annual Leadership Meetings

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The AOA’s Annual Leadership Meeting will take place from June 12-17, 2023 at The Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Brand New Symposia Include:
  • The Changing Environment/Dynamics of Healthcare
  • ​​​​​The Disruptive Physician: Bad Apple or Toxic Tree
  • Providing Equitable Care
  • So, You Want to be a Department Leader: Essentials for Success
  • Gun Violence as a Public Health Crisis
  • Culture of Safety Across All Professional Endeavors
  • Promoting Leadership Development Among Orthopaedic Faculty

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The 2023 Annual Leadership Meeting is the ideal in-person forum to learn from nationally renowned experts, network with your peers, and exchange ideas with practitioners at all levels of the career continuum.


This year’s program highlights include:

  • New Symposia
  • President’s Reception
  • Forums for Young Leaders
  • Summer CORD Conference and much more!


Join us in Salt Lake City to gain leadership development skills that you can apply in your clinical and academic practices. These lessons come directly from the AOA’s Leadership Principles: Include, Envision, Balance, Orchestrate, and Grow.

Emerging Leaders Forum

The Emerging Leaders Forum is the key meeting of the Emerging Leaders Program and offers members of the Emerging Leaders Program one-and-a-half days of leadership-focused sessions.

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Residents Leadership Forum

C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum participants interact with peers from across the US and Canada, gaining new perspectives and making vital connections with one another and AOA’s leaders.

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CORD Conference

The AOA’s Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors provides a forum for academic orthopaedic leaders to exchange ideas, discuss solutions and find ways to effectively teach residents in orthopaedic programs.

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