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LEAD Conference

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Advance your leadership and advocacy skills

LEAD offers customized learning tracks, inspiring keynotes and breakout sessions in a relaxed, casual atmosphere that is perfect for networking.

Feb. 27-28, 2020 | Manalapan, Florida

Future leaders, this is the conference for you! The AOA is excited to host its third annual Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development (LEAD) Conference, designed for anyone seeking to advance their osteopathic leadership and advocacy skills. The conference will immediately follow the AOA’s 2020 Board of Trustees Midyear Meeting.

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Who should attend?

Leaders and future leaders in the osteopathic profession, including:

  • Osteopathic affiliate leaders
  • Osteopathic medical students, resident physicians and fellows
  • Practicing physicians
  • Medical educators, administrators and regulators
  • DMEs and DIOs
  • Health system administrators

Past conferences

LEAD 2019 was held Jan. 24-25, 2019. Handouts from keynotes and breakout sessions can be viewed via the link below.

View 2019 Handouts


HOD Videos

Policy in action

Annual Business Meeting highlights

Review updates on policy decisions, awards and special events from the AOA's annual House of Delegates meeting in Chicago.

Inaugural Address

2019-20 AOA President Ronald Burns, DO, delivers his inaugural address after taking the Oath of Office on July 27, 2019.

CEO Report

AOA CEO Kevin Klauer, DO, EJD, addressed the AOA House of Delegates on July 26, 2019.

A.T. Still Memorial Address

Karen J. Nichols, DO, delivers the 2019 A.T. Still Memorial Address before the House of Delegates on July 27, 2019.

AOA Awards Presentation

Leaders of the osteopathic medical profession were recognized with awards during the American Osteopathic Association Annual Business Meeting on July 27, 2019.


Past & Upcoming Annual Business Meetings

Leaders in action

House of Delegates agendas and reports

Plan ahead for upcoming meetings and view materials from the last two meetings.

Find out when the Board of Trustees and House of Delegates will meet for upcoming Annual Business Meetings. You also can view policy set, agendas and reports from the last two meetings.

Upcoming Meetings

Future Board of Trustees dates

  • Monday, July 13, to Thursday, July 16, 2020, at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile
  • Monday, July 12, to Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile

Future House of Delegates dates

  • Friday, July 17, to Sunday, July 19, 2020, at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile
  • Friday, July 16, to Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile