OneAO 2024

Performance Resilience

Strength, Fortitude, Commitment

Join us for OneAO 2024 | April 4-7, 2024

Interactive discussions, insightful sessions, abstract presentations, social events, and much more!

Register now to reserve your spot!

Hotel accommodations included for the first 200 registrants —register soon!

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Speaker Spotlights


Young Investigator Workshop

Educational Activities 

Educator of the Year Awards


We're bringing together surgeons—including residents and fellows—to experience the AO NA spirit and learn from nationally and internationally known guest speakers. Take this opportunity to learn, network, share of best practices, and experiencing the AO community through several planned social activities.

This year’s One AO takes place April 4-7, 2024, at the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass in Phoenix, AZ

You can view the full OneAO 2024 program schedule here.

Agenda Highlights

·       Young Investigator Workshop

·       Innovative abstract presentations

·       Trauma Think Tanks

·       Practical hands-on sessions and demonstrations

·       3D printing across surgical specialties

·       Women’s Symposium on communication styles and

·       approaches

·       AO NA Educator of the Year awards

·       Social and networking events



OneAO—2024 Featured Speakers

Read their bios on our Speaker Spotlights page

Wayne Sotile

Founder, Sotile Center for Resilience and the Center for Physician Resilience 

Davidson, North Carolina

Michael Tutty, PhD, MHA, FACMPE

Group Vice President,  American Medical Association (AMA)

Martha Kenney, MD

Assistant Professor, Duke University

John J. Whyte, MD, MPH

Physician/Executive/Strategist and Policy Expert

Shiv Gaglani, MBA

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, (acquired by Elsevier)

Young Investigator Workshop

Grant Writing, Scientific Storytelling and Career Navigation for the Emerging Clinician-Scientist

Resort activities

During your free time between AO NA-sponsored activities, enjoy one of the many unique outdoor and cultural activities the Wild Horse Pass resort offers for all ages:

  • Discover horseback riding at the Koli Equestrian Center with lessons, trail rides and outdoor events. 
  • 17 miles from Phoenix Zoo
  • The resort offers a sparkling pool with cascading water streams, a waterslide designed after the ancient Casa Grande Ruins and shallow wading pool perfect for our littlest guests
  • Ranked among Golf Digest’s “Best You Can Play in Arizona,” the Whirlwind Golf Club features two championship courses, adjacent to the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass. 

Visit the Sheraton Grand at Wild Horse Pass website to learn more.

Educational events

AO Trauma NA Think Tanks
Special programming – 3D printing
Hands on sessions 


A Health Educator’s Advancement and Development program

Tracks offered- Research & Innovation, Leadership, Teaching and Business of Medicine
A program specifically designed to support and facilitate the development of young emerging leaders in research, leadership, teaching, and the business of medicine.  The program will launch on Sunday, April 7th and include:

a. A core fundamentals module, to orient and start discussions related to different tracks and levels the program will offer. 
b. Keynote speakers to support the launch of the program.
c. Designed as a blended offering that includes self-study modules that participants will complete online and return to participate in the face-to-face event offered during OneAO 2025.  
d. Micro-credentialing, leading to a final certificate of accomplishment, recognizing those who complete the tiered offering.