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. 
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Omni Amelia Island Resort is located 35miles/45 minutes from the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).
Meeting attendees are responsible for their own transportation to/from the Hotel. 
Please note: Most services require advanced booking.

MAOA All Inclusive Rates**

  • Sedan $117.00* - 1-2 guests w/ luggage
    *Shared Ride Service - If other group attendees arrive within 30 minutes of your arrival time, you will share the ride with the other attendees and your rate will be reduced to $60.00
  • SUV $177.00 -  3-5 guests w/ luggage

**All rates listed above are all Inclusive of all fees, as well as the chauffeur’s gratuity. 

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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

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.

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

Registration for the following optional activities can be done while registering online for the meeting.  If you have already registered for the meeting and decide later to participate in any of these activities, please contact MAOA office @ [email protected] or call 507-281-3431.

1:30 PM MAOA Golf Tournament Scramble format (shotgun start)
  Oak Marsh Golf Course
  Cost: $110/person
2:00 PM MAOA Tennis Tournament
  Raquet Park
  Cost: $60/person

2:00 PM Amelia Island Cruise
  This afternoon tour is a nice blend of history and nature, including a trip up Beach
  Creek with a beautiful view of the salt marshes and bird life of Cumberland Island. It
  offers a close-up view of the ruins of the Dungeness Mansion and takes you literally
  inside Cumberland Island.   

  Approximately 2½ hours – transportation to marina leaves @ 2:00 PM for 2:30 PM

  Cost: $80/person
(includes transportation to marina)


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