2020 Annual Meeting

Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort
Bonita Springs, Florida
April 22-26, 2020

Click here to view a poster presented at the MAOA 2019 Annual Meeting highlighting the favorable resident publication rate of papers presented at MAOA annual meetings.


All individuals are invited to submit abstracts for the MAOA 2020 Annual Meeting.

The abstract submission deadline is July 1, 2019.

You will need the following items available prior to completing the abstract submission.  INCOMPLETE submissions will NOT be saved by the system.

  1. Blinded Word or PDF document (abstract title and abstract text only).  NO CO-AUTHOR OR INSTITUTION INFORMATION SHOULD BE INCLUDED ON THIS DOCUMENT (400 words or less; tables and figure captions count toward the 400 maximum word count).
  2. Co-author information and e-mail addresses for senior co-authors


  • Limit of 6 abstracts submitted per individual
  • You are only allowed one podium presentation and up to four poster presentations; please consider this when submitting abstracts. If more than one of your abstracts is accepted for podium presentation, you will need to name a co-author to present the additional talk(s).
  • RESIDENTS AND MEDICAL STUDENTS: The MAOA Board of Directors requests that the staff consultant who co-authors your paper be present at the annual meeting to respond to any questions that arise during discussion. Please notify your staff consultant of this prior to submission of your abstract.
  • Additional abstract submission information available here
  • All speakers are required to pay the meeting registration fee and are responsible for their expenses in attending the annual meeting. Please discuss this with your program chair before submitting your abstract.


Online meeting registration will open in November 2019.