2024 Annual AOC Connect Business & Leadership Symposium

Thurs, Sept. 26 – Sat, Sept. 28, 2024

Nashville, TN

The #1 Event for Orthopaedic Clinical and Administrative Teams

Bring your Clinical & Administrative Leadership Teams to our top-rated AOC Business & Leadership Symposium for Orthopaedic Chairs, Vice Chairs, Division Chiefs, Faculty Leaders, and Administrative Leaders.

This meeting promises high-level engagement and is attended by Presidents and Past Presidents of the major orthopaedic associations.

100% of attendees at our last meeting indicate “I am HAPPY I attended the AOC Business & Leadership Symposium”.

The Symposium is for members only. Join today!

(We are creating the 2024 agenda now)

Distinguished Presenters

Scott Boden, MD

Chair, Emory University

Joe Bosco, MD

Vice Chair, New York University; 88th President of AAOS

Who we are: Richard Capra is part of the AOC Connect Team.

Richard Capra

President, AOC Connect, Chief Administrative Officer, UCSF Orthopaedics

Sheila Conway, MD

Vice Chair, Atrium Health Wake Forest

Mary Duvanich, MS, MMHC

Chief Administrative Officer, Vanderbilt University

AOC Connect Distinguished Lecturer Leesa Galatz MD

Leesa Galatz, MD

Chair, Mount Sinai

Grant Garrigues, MD

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery Director; Upper Extremity Research, Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush; Associate Chief Medical Officer, AOC Connect

Parker Gibbs, MD

Chair, University of Florida

Farshid Guilak, PhD

Chief Scientific & Innovation Officer, AOC Connect

Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis Chief Scientific; Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Director of Research

MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA

Chair, University of Pittsburgh – UPMC

Monte Hunter, MD

Chair, Augusta University

Karl Koenig, MD

Chair, University of Texas, Austin

Scott Levin, MD

Chair, University of Pennsylvania

William Levine, MD

Chair, Columbia University

Brandon McMahon

Director, Clinical Operations, Northwestern University

Steve Petrovic, MBA

Chief Administrative Officer, University of Cincinnati

Lee Rubin, MD

Division Chief, Yale University

Tamara Scerpella, MD

Chair, University of Wisconsin

Eric Schips

MPA Chief Administrative Officer, New York University

Amanda Whitaker, MD

Vice Chair, University of California, Davis

Rick Wright, MD

Chair, Vanderbilt University


Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
2555 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

Hotel Information

AOC has a limited # of rooms at special group rates for the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University. Please use the reservation link below to book your room.

Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University

2555 West End Avenue | Nashville, TN 37203

Please Note: Registering for the 2024 AOC Business & Leadership Symposium prior to reserving your hotel room is highly recommended but not required. However, AOC will be cross-checking hotel lists against registered attendees. Room reservations are subject to cancellation if not registered for the 2024 AOC Business & Leadership Symposium by August 5, 2024.