American Osteopathic Association

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AHP/OMEL: LEAD Conference

Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development (LEAD) Conference
Jan. 25-26, 2018 | Austin, Texas

New for 2018, Advocacy for Healthy Partnerships (AHP) and Osteopathic Medical Educators & Leaders (OMEL) Conference will be combined into one program, delivering Leadership, Education, Advocacy & Development (LEAD) training to individuals throughout the osteopathic medical profession. Additional content will be delivered through focused tracks providing advanced educational content to meet the needs of individual attendees.


This integrated experience will include keynote speakers for all attendees and networking opportunities allowing professionals across the career spectrum to learn from each other. Breakout sessions will give individuals a chance to choose the topic areas and focus that best meeting their career and leadership development needs.

The new program - AHP/OMEL: LEAD - will take place on Jan. 25-26, 2018, in Austin, Texas.

Who should attend?

The target audience for the LEAD conference is individuals seeking training and expertise that will provide them with the tools and resources they need to advance their leadership and

advocacy skills. Content will be tailored to meet the needs of various groups represented in the osteopathic medical profession, 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


The conference is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. on Jan. 25 and conclude by 4 p.m. on Jan. 26.

Email with questions about the AHP/OMEL: LEAD conference.


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