Content Category: Meetings


HOD Videos

Policy in action

Annual Business Meeting highlights

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

CEO Message

AOA CEO Adrienne White-Faines, MPA, FACHE, addressed the AOA House of Delegates Friday morning with a message focused on “envisioning the possible.”

President’s Address

In his update before the House of Delegates, 2017-18 AOA President Mark A. Baker, DO, reflected on a year of growth and advancement for the profession.


Meeting Materials

Leaders in action

House of Delegates agendas and reports

View daily schedules, review policy and download meeting materials.

2018 Meeting Materials

The AOA’s Annual Business Meeting will take place July 16-22, 2018, at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, located at 540 N. Michigan Ave. in Chicago.

The cut-off date for submitting items of business for the 2018 Annual Business Meeting was Monday, May 21, 2018. Resolutions received after that date will be considered late and must include an explanation of good cause for the delay. The HOD Rules & Order of Business Reference Committee will determine whether the resolution will be considered in 2018 or deferred until the 2019 Annual Business Meeting.

All non-voting attendees and guests of the AOA Annual Business Meeting must be registered. Register now.

  • Agenda

    View the agenda to learn what will be discussed during the Board and House of Delegates Meetings.

  • Speakers' Letter

    Learn more about your responsibilities as a delegate or alternate in this letter from the Speaker and Vice Speaker of the House.

  • Meeting Itinerary

    View the complete schedule for each day of this year's meeting.

  • HOD Primer

    The insider's guide to how the House of Delegates operates.

  • Resolutions

    Access the full list of the resolutions to be voted on this year.

  • Seating Chart

    Learn where your delegation will be seated.

  • 2018 Annual Report

    Download the AOA’s Annual Report for the 2017-18 fiscal year.

  • AOA Policy Search

    Use this interactive tool to view the AOA's current policies.

  • Official Call to Meeting

    Read the official Call to Meeting notice for the 2018 meeting.

Upcoming Meetings

Future Board of Trustees dates
  • Monday, July 22, to Thursday, July 25, 2019, at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile
  • 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 26, to Sunday, July 28, 2019, at the Chicago Marriott Magnificent Mile
  • 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


LEAD Conference

Step Up

Hone your leadership and advocacy skills with colleagues from across the profession

LEAD offers customized learning tracks, inspiring keynotes and breakout sessions that are perfect for networking.

Jan. 24-25, 2019 | Hilton Lake, Las Vegas

Future leaders, this is the conference for you. The AOA’s Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development (LEAD) Conference is for anyone seeking to advance their osteopathic leadership and advocacy skills.

LEAD logo

LEAD offers an integrated experience that includes specialized learning tracks, inspiring keynote speakers, and breakout sessions and networking opportunities where you’ll get to learn from fellow conference attendees.

Content will be tailored to meet the needs of various osteopathic stakeholders, including:

  • Medical educators and administrators
  • DME and DIOs
  • Osteopathic affiliate leaders
  • Osteopathic medical students, residents and fellows
  • Practicing physicians
  • AOA certification board members
  • State regulators
  • Members of the AOA Bureau of Emerging Leaders
  • Health system administrators

Conference registration

Registration is now open for LEAD. Early bird registration is $400 and on-site/late registration is $500.

Book your hotel

This year’s conference will be held at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas. The special conference rate of $159 per night is available by booking online or calling (855) 227-6800. The rate will be available until Jan. 3, 2019.