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Call for Presentations Submission Form

Call for Presentations

Be part of the Band! Whether you’re a lead singer or a drummer, it's time to submit your rockin’ session ideas and plan to join AAOE in Music City on May 5-8, 2019! 

Building upon the excitement of the 2018 conference, the 2019 Annual Conference Committee will begin to review and approve presentations on a rolling basis starting April 14, 2018.


The May 5-8, 2019 conference will celebrate AAOE’s 50th year while at the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center in Nashville, Tennessee. This gig is a confluence of orthopaedic professionals from all levels of the business; who bring a multitude of perspectives, best practices, money saving tips, and ideas to improve patient satisfaction.

Be a part of the action in Music City! Submit a presentation on one of the hot topics listed below or on another topic of your choosing. While we strongly encourage presentations on the topics listed, all presentations submitted will be considered. 

Rockstars are notoriously late. But AAOE Rockstars who submit early will: 

  • Get more thorough and thoughtful reviewers
  • Be more likely to secure a spot in one of the coveted "hot topic" sessions below; and
  • Be greatly appreciated by reviewers for submitting early.

Nuts & Bolts 

  • Team Building and Leadership Development
  • Change to Consumerism 
  • Compliance: From Physicians to Staff
  • Data Warehouse: Why and How it Can Improve Your Day-to-Day Operations
  • How to Effectively Fill Out a Performance Improvement Plan (PIP)
  • Financial Models 
  • Human Resources Horror Stories to Learn From
  • IT Infrastructure
  • Merit-based Income Payment System (MIPS): What's Working, What's Not, and How to Move Forward
  • Must Have Skills for New Administrators
  • In the Age of #MeToo and #TimesUp: Sensitivity, Harassment, and Diversity Training for Staff


  • Aggregating with Other Practices
  • Ancillary Income
  • Being Open: On Schedules and Access
  • Building a Good Culture
  • Across the (State) Line: Forming Large, Multi-State Physician Groups
  • How Consolidation in Insurance Markets Impacts your Networks
  • Managing Quality Programs 
  • Patient Experience and Patient Satisfaction
  • Physician Triple Threat: Aging, Burnout, and Dealing with Difficult Personalities
  • Preparing for Succession Leadership
  • Reimbursement Based on Outcomes
  • Soft Skills: How to Interview for Qualities You Can't Teach

On the Horizon

  • Administrative Unemployment
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Bundles
  • Future of Insurance
  • Google Medicine
  • Overall Cost of Doing Business
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Supply Delivery
  • Tax Structure
  • Telemedicine and Orthopaedics: How to Incorporate
  • The Future of Security

While the list above is not exclusive, papers that hit on these topics will be prioritized. Other topics are welcomed, given the ever-evolving nature of healthcare and orthopaedics.

To submit a paper, please review the guidelines and submit your information via this online application (click start below to start rockin'.) 

Plan for a vibrant jam session, full of world-class education, networking opportunities at every corner, and a packed exhibit hall from which attendees will return to the office energized and full of ideas to implement to take their practice to the next level.

Ready to Rock?
Click Start Below.

Please note, make sure you have time to complete the entire application in one sitting, as your information will not save until you click "submit." 

Get more information:

Do's and Don'ts for a Successful Application

Questions? Email the AAOE Education Department


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