American Osteopathic Association

Advancing the distinctive philosophy and practice of osteopathic medicine

Annual Business Meeting of the AOA

The 96th Annual Business Meeting of the AOA will take place July 17-24, 2016, in Chicago at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, located at 540 N. Michigan Ave.

 *Check this page frequently for meeting related materials and updates*


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​New for 2016: Registration required

New this year, the AOA requests that all attendees, including state and divisional society staff and guests, register online for the 2016 Annual Business Meeting. This allows the AOA to better serve you by providing appropriate space, guaranteed meals and accommodation of dietary restrictions. 


Please note that delegates and alternates are being asked to complete the meeting registration form in addition to credentialing. The meeting registration form does not take the place of credentialing. All attendees and alternates will need to show credentials to be seated at the meeting.


 2016 BOT & HOD Resources


 How to Submit Resolutions


Resolution Template for Annual Business Meeting
The deadline for submitting resolutions for action by the 2016 House of Delegates was Monday, June 20, 2016. Resolutions may still be submitted, but must include an explanation of good cause for the delay. Please submit all resolutions to


 Lodging & Transportation


The AOA ​group rate block at the ​Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel is now closed. You may contact the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel for room availability; however, the AOA group rate may not be extended. Contact the hotel by dialing toll-free (877) 303-0104 or direct (312) 836-0100.

Overflow Lodging

The AOA has secured "overflow" lodging with the Omni Hotel on Michigan Ave. This all-suites hotel is located at 676 N. Michigan Ave. and is a four minute walk from the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile Hotel. The AOA rate is $239 plus 16.4% tax per night. Click this link to book your reservation online. You may also make your reservation over the telephone by dialing (312) 944-6664. The AOA overflow group rate is now closed. 

Discount Airfare

United Airlines offers discounts off published fares of 2-10% based on the booking class of service. Save an additional 3% by booking your reservations through (without a service charge). Valid travel dates are from July 14-July 27, 2016. When booking through, access the AOA meeting discount by entering ZWRF255289 in the "Offer Code" box. You also have the option to contact your travel professional or United at (800) 426-1122 for reservations. When doing so, refer to Z Code ZWRF255289.


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