2021 Annual Meeting
September 29 - October 3, 2021

Omni Amelia Island Resort
Amelia Island, Florida

Nestled on 1,350 acres at the tip of a barrier island off the Florida coast, this beautiful resort offers luxurious oceanfront accommodations with unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, world-class resort pools, championship golf, and a full-service spa. Whether you prefer to stroll 3.5 miles of pristine beach, spend the day kayaking through Amelia Island’s preserved marshlands or tee off on one of our award-winning golf courses, you’ll never run out of adventure in this idyllic destination. 
Omni Amelia Island Resort Map



Pre-Meeting Course:
Wednesday, September 29, 2021

7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Why Did This Joint Replacement Not Work Out as it Should Have?  Avoiding Problems and Addressing Early Failures in Primary THA/TKA
CLICK HERE for the pre-meeting course agenda

MAOA 2021 Annual Meeting (Thursday – Saturday) will include instructional courses, plenary sessions, symposia, ask the expert session, breakout subspecialty-oriented sessions, and posters. 

Dr. Nicolas Noiseux, 2021 Program Chair, along with the 2020-2021 Program Committee have put together an outstanding program for the 2021 Annual Meeting.

Some highlights:

  • Ask the Expert and Case Discussions on Thursday, September 1, 2021, during the Plenary Session. Two topics will be offered: "Spine" and "Foot and Ankle".
  • Symposium during each Plenary Session. The topics (“Prosthetic Femur Fractures”, “The Athlete's Shoulder in 2021”, and “Challenging Proximal Femur Fractures”) will be presented by a 2-3 person panel who are experts in that particular field.
  • Spotlight lectures scheduled during the breakout sessions. An expert in that particular breakout session will present a short talk, in addition to the regularly scheduled talks.
  • Resident Quiz Bowl - All residents are invited to form a two-person team for this lively competition on Saturday morning.

A list of all talks and posters being presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting can be viewed here:

2021 PODIUM schedule                2021 POSTER schedule       

Click here for audiovisual information for the 2021 talks.  Podium presentations have already been confirmed.

General information and instructions for displaying scientific posters at the 2021 meeting is below.  Poster presenters have already been confirmed.
Click here for Thursday Poster Session (Posters 1-120)
Click here for Friday Poster Session (Posters 121-240)

The 2021 Annual Meeting Preliminary Program is available to VIEW HERE

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Mid-America Orthopaedic Association (MAOA).

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by them ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this MAOA 38th Annual Meeting, September 29 – October 2, 2021, for a maximum of 26* AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

   *7.5     AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for MAOA Pre-Meeting Course
   *17.5   AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for Scientific Program

   *1        AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for Scientific Poster Sessions


The deadline (July 1, 2020) to submit an abstract for the 2021 Annual Meeting has passed.