About Educating Leaders

Welcome to Educating Leaders 2024, the AACOM Annual Conference, an extraordinary gathering of visionaries and changemakers in the world of osteopathic medical education (OME). Set in the heart of Kansas City, Missouri, this year's conference promises to be an unmissable event. We can't wait to see you from April 17 to 19, 2024!

Our Vision

Educating Leaders 2024 represents the forefront of innovation, collaboration, and excellence in osteopathic medical education (OME). We've created a dynamic platform where thought leaders, educators, healthcare professionals, students, and industry experts converge to shape the future of healthcare and medical education.

What to Expect

At Educating Leaders 2024, you'll find a robust agenda filled with enlightening sessions, engaging discussions and many opportunities to network with peers and OME leaders from across the country. Delve into the latest advancements in OME, explore cutting-edge technologies and discover transformative teaching methods. This is where you'll access actionable insights and best practices that will elevate your institution's OME programs.

Why Attend

By joining us in Kansas City, you'll have the opportunity to network with peers, share experiences and gain invaluable knowledge from a diverse community of professionals. This conference is where collaborations are forged, ideas are incubated and innovations take root, fostering the growth and advancement of OME.

Connect and Grow

Educating Leaders 2024 isn't just a conference; it's a pivotal moment in the world of OME. It's where you'll find inspiration, education and the tools to lead with vision and purpose. Whether you're an educator, a healthcare professional, a student or an industry leader, this event will empower you to become a catalyst for change in the realm of OME.

Join Us

Join us in Kansas City, Missouri, and be part of a community of leaders committed to shaping the future of healthcare. Secure your spot and embark on an unforgettable journey of learning, collaboration and innovation at Educating Leaders 2024. Together, we'll educate, innovate and lead the way toward a brighter future in osteopathic medical education.


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Conference Champions

Stacey Pierce-Talsma, DOStacey L. Pierce-Talsma, DO, MS, MEdL, FNAOME
Educating Leaders 2024 Planning Committee Chair 

Join us in thanking the Educating Leaders '24 Conference Planning Committee and Abstract Reviewers for their time and effort to make this conference the premier conference for osteopathic medical education! 

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