The AOCA Annual Convention - Vital Anesthesia Practice Optimization Review provides educational activities for physician anesthesiologists, fellows, residents, non-physician allied health professionals, and medical students who are interested in anesthesiology. AOCA supports a multi-disciplinary and inter-professional approach to continuing medical education and patient care.

AOCA welcomes you to join us for the Annual Convention & Conclave/VAPOR, September 17-20, 2022, at this desert oasis in Phoenix at the Arizona Grand Resort. Preview the program and learn more below.

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The American Osteopathic College of Anesthesiologists (AOCA) is a national membership organization that promotes the interests of osteopathic anesthesiologists. 

AOCA provides you with programs, products, and services for every step of your career:

Find quality CME you need when you want it, and how you want it. Choose from a variety of convenient formats that work best for you, including in-person, podcasts, and virtual options.

Access key leaders, experts, and ideas within the AOCA family. Participate in personal conversations with speakers following sessions and gain valuable insights, engage with your peers at frequent member touchpoints, and share strategies in our social media platforms.

Support for whatever your current need or challenge - whether professional recognition, practice optimization services, mentoring, or leadership development – AOCA is here to help. 

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At all times in your osteopathic anesthesia career, AOCA is there to help you:

Maintain your medical licensure, certification and manage your practices

Access leadership and participate in networking opportunities to advance your careers

Support the high standards set by the osteopathic medical profession

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