SPECIAL EVENTS TO CELEBRATE THE OB-GYN SPECIALTY

The Annual Meeting is not just for learning. ACOG has a well-earned reputation for celebrating the ob-gyn specialty. We have many special events for attendees that show just how much we love the profession.

ACOG Education Arcade
NEW THIS YEAR!  Great ACOG games to increase your learning and engagement. Challenge your friends and colleagues all while increasing your learning. You can win prizes, too!  Learn more.

Opening Ceremonies and President’s Program
ACOG President Thomas M. Gellhaus, MD, FACOG, presides over the opening of the 65th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting on Saturday, May 6 in San Diego, CA. Session also includes the President’s Program of specially selected addresses from luminaries in the field. Learn more.

Welcome Reception
The Welcome Reception is on Friday evening, May 5, from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Enjoy fresh California cuisine and network with new and old colleagues. Learn more.

Inauguration and Convocation
Haywood L. Brown, MD, FACOG, will be installed as the 68th President of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on Monday, May 8 at 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM following the induction of new Fellows. A reception will be held from 10:30 AM – 11:15 AM. Learn more.

Gerald and Barbara Holzman Stump the Professors Session
Join us on Monday, May 8, from 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM for the lively and fun Gerald and Barbara Holzman Stump the Professors session. Four real cases are selected from Junior Fellows and top medical professors are put on the spot and asked to make the correct diagnosis. Learn more.

Jenny and Keith White “Are You Smarter Than a Junior Fellow?” Session
This session is a twist on the television game show “Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader.” But, in the ACOG version, two Young Physicians will square off against two more senior ACOG Fellows. Each will attempt to answer two rounds of questions and if they struggle their only lifeline will be a panel of the best and brightest Junior Fellow “classmates.” This session will be on Saturday, May 6, from 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Learn more.

Film Festival
The film festival will be held on Saturday, May 6, from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM and will present a select number of films showcasing various procedures and research in the advancements in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. Learn more.

Annual Business Meeting
Open to all members on Saturday morning May 6 from 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM, this event presents year-end reports and follows with election of 2017-2018 national ACOG officers. Learn more.

Junior Fellow Day
Begin your transition from residency to practice with these events on Sunday, May 7. Includes ABOG information for exam prep; special course on transitioning, business of medicine, and financial planning; and Junior Fellow/Young Physician Reception on Sunday evening. Learn more.

Medical Student Events
Get your medical career off to a great start with these specially designed programs and social events including the popular Medical Student Residency Fair on Monday, May 8, and Medical Student Reception on Sunday evening, May 7. Learn more.

Alumni Mix and Mingle
Be true to your school at this popular 4th annual opportunity to network and catch up. There is no additional fee to attend this event, but registration is required. Sunday evening, May 7. Learn more.

ACOG Career Connection Live!
Don’t miss ACOG Career Fair and Career Connection Live area in the Convention Center. CV reviews by healthcare professionals. Search more than 600 ob-gyn jobs and check out job search tips. Learn more.

Mentorship Cafe
Join us for coffee and casual conversation! Learn more. 

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