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.

Innovation Rodeo

Learn while having fun! Introducing the ACOG Innovation Rodeo. Win prizes, too! Learn more.

Opening Ceremonies and President’s Panel

ACOG President Haywood L. Brown, MD, presides over the opening of the 66th Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting on Friday, April 27. Session also includes the President’s Panel of specially selected addresses from luminaries in the field. Learn more.

Welcome Reception

Come enjoy music, great Texas cuisine, and networking at the annual Welcome Reception. The sights, sounds, and one-of-a-kind vibe will help keep Austin weird! Childcare available!

Inauguration and Convocation

Join us Sunday morning to help induct all new ACOG Fellows and welcome ACOG’s 69th president, Lisa M. Hollier, MD, MPH. New Fellows will be recognized individually as they are called to the stage. Event begins at 9:00 AM and is followed by a reception in the Exhibit Hall Learn more.

Gerald and Barbara Holzman Stump the Professors Session

This year, a panel of ACOG Past Presidents will be put on the spot and asked to make the correct diagnosis from a real case from a Junior Fellow during the Gerald and Barbara Holzman Stump the Professors session. Join us at 2:15 PM Sunday, April 29 for the lively and fun event. Learn more.

Jenny and Keith White “Are You Smarter Than a Junior Fellow?” Session

The fun Jenny and Keith White Are You Smarter Than a Junior Fellow session presents a team of Fellows and a team of Young Physicians to see who is smarter than a group of residents. It will take place Friday, April 27 from 3:30 – 4:30 PM. Learn more.

Film Festival

This year’s Film Festival, held on Friday, April 27, will present a select number of films showcasing various procedures and research in the advancements in the files of obstetrics and gynecology. Learn more.

Annual Business Meeting

Open to all members, this event takes place Friday, April 27, from 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM AM and presents year-end reports and follows with election of 2018-2019 national ACOG officers. The new 2018-2019 ACOG President takes the oath. Learn more.

Junior Fellows Days

Begin your transition from residency to practice with these events that start Friday, April 27, and continue through Saturday, April 28. It includes ABOG information for exam prep, subspecialty roundtables, and the Junior Fellow/Young Physician Reception. 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 Sunday, April 29, and Medical Student Reception on Saturday, April 28. Learn more.

Alumni Mix and Mingle

Be true to your school at this popular 5th annual opportunity to network and catch up. There is no additional fee to attend, but registration is required for the Saturday, April 28, event. Learn more.

ACOG Career Connection Live!

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

Run/Walk for Women’s Health

Taking place Saturday, April 28th ACOG’s Run/Walk for Women’s Health highlights the excellent work of the Healthy Futures Texas program, which is devoted to reducing teen and unplanned pregnancy.  This program was founded by Dr. Janet Realini, who will be honored at our 2018 Annual Meeting.  Please join your ACOG colleagues to support women’s health and help reduce teen and unplanned pregnancy! Learn more.

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