The AOAO Annual Meeting provides members with 3 full days of lectures. Through lectures, panels, case discussions, and question/answer sessions, these conferences offer diversified program of continuing education for practicing orthopedic surgeons focusing on recent developments, techniques and advances in orthopedics. Award recipients are recognized during the Annual Awards Ceremony, held during the first evening of the conference.

New Techniques: Are they really better?

2017 Annual Meeting

  • Thursday Oct 12 – Saturday Oct 14
  • Sheraton Grand Chicago
  • 301 E North Water St, Chicago, IL 60611


Registration is now closed. Registration will be available on-site beginning Thursday, October 12, 2017.


2017 Annual Meeting schedule and topics are available through the Mobile Meeting Guide.


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Ronald R. Blanck, DO

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Lieutenant General Ronald R. Blanck, D.O., (U.S. Army, retired) is a partner and Chairman of the Board of Martin, Blanck & Associates. Dr. Blanck is board certified in internal medicine and has been recognized for his leadership in health and medicine. Read his full bio


AOAO group rate is $299 single/double plus 16.4% tax; based on availability until 5:00 p.m. CST September 9, 2017.