2024 ACOS-MSS SPRING Conference
The 2024 ACOS-MSS Spring Conference will be hosted by NSU in Davie, FL from April 5-7.


Hotel Information
Hotel Distance    Deadline  Price
Renaissance Ft. Lauderdale West  8 min (2.8 mi)  March 5  $179/night
Staybridge Suites  10 min (3 mi)    $169/night
Hyatt Place  10 min (3.6 mi)    $159/night
Courtyard Ft. Lauderdale Plantation  16 min (3.8 mi)  March 5  $189/night

Roommate Request form - If you are interested in sharing a room you may use this spreadsheet to coordinate pairings.

2025 ACOS-MSS SPRING Conference

Apply for your ACOS-MSS Chapter to host the 2025 Spring National ACOS-MSS conference! This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in ACOS-MSS, demonstrate leadership, and highlight your school. A board member of the hosting chapter will be invited to participate in the National Conventions Committee which includes involvement in the Fall Annual Clinical Assembly (ACA) Conference. Submit your applications here.


2023 ACOS-MSS FALL Conference Recap

The 2023 ACOS-MSS Fall Conference was held September 22-23 in conjunction with the Annual Clinical Assembly  (ACA) at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois.
Students from across the country gathered for lectures, skills labs, research presentations, and networking events.

Research Poster Winners
First Place: Sara Soliman (Rowan)
A Comparison of Functional Outcomes Between BMAC and BMAC with PRP for Rotator Cuff Repairs: A Systematic Review and Pooled Analysis

Second Place: Kianna Pairez Ruble (Midwestern-CCOM)
Preliminary Analysis of Variation in Gonadal Artery Observed in Cadaveric Specimens

Third Place: Corey Mumaw (LECOM-Bradenton)
Ulnar-Sided Wrist Injuries in Baseball Players

Research Podium Winners
First Place: Zachary Wong (UNTHSC-TCOM)
Functional Acetabular Component Positioning During Direct Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty Using a Novel 3D Mesh with Fluoroscopy 

Second Place: Kassidy Webber (LECOM-Bradenton)

Representation Matters: A Higher Percentage of Female Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Faculty Correlates to Increased Female Resident Presence 

Third Place: Gina Qualter (NYITCOM-AR)

Development of Mortality and Functional Outcomes Prediction Models in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injuries in a Level II Trauma Center

ACOS Student Membership

ACOS Student Members may register for ACOS-MSS meetings at the reduced member rate. To apply for membership, submit an online membership application  with your $30 payment. Students enrolled in AOA-accredited colleges of osteopathic medicine who have an interest in the pursuit of surgical training may apply for ACOS Medical Student Section membership. Student membership offers medical students an opportunity to become more familiar with the surgical specialties and the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS). Student membership expires upon graduation from an AOA-accredited college of osteopathic medicine.