Congressional Leadership Conference, the President's Conference

Advocate on the Hill for Women's Health

ACOG’s 37th Annual Congressional Leadership Conference (CLC) - the President's Conference - provides ob-gyns like you the opportunity to build and maintain lasting relationships with your U.S. Senators and Representative, making you one of our most important assets on Capitol Hill.

This popular advocacy event includes:

  • Opportunities to meet with your elected representatives 
  • Overview of the legislative process and tips for successful lobbying
  • Breakout sessions on timely topics such as maternal mortality and the opioid crisis
  • Tips for successfully using op-eds and social media as advocacy tools
  • And much more!

Registration is Now Closed

  • Thank you for your interest in attending the 37th Annual CLC. Registration is now closed. Due to capacity restrictions, on-site registration will not be offered.


  • Our CLC Headquarter hotel is at the JW Marriott, Washington, D.C. The JW Marriott offers grand elegance and is just a stone's throw from the United States Capitol.
  • Please note: the CLC room block is sold out. There are still rooms available at the regular rate at the JW Marriott (1331 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004) and at the following alternate hotels within walking distance:


  • Make sure to arrive before the Conference kicks off at 2:00 pm on Sunday, March 10, at the JW Marriott.
  • Meetings on Capitol Hill will conclude at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, March 12, so book flights accordingly!
  • The full CLC program can be found here.

Reading Materials

Required Reading

Supplemental Reading


Copies of PowerPoint presentations from the 2019 CLC can be found here.


  • Make sure you have everything you need prior to your arrival in D.C.

Tools & Resources

  • Everything you need to have a successful day on the Hill!

Ob-GynPAC Party

  • The Ob-GynPAC Party will be held Monday, March 11 from 7-10pm at the historic Decatur house in Washington DC. Tickets will be available during the CLC at the Ob-GynPAC booth.

District Legislative Meetings & Other Events

  • Find out what's going on in your District at this year's CLC.


  • Attendees are eligible for CME credits.

Can't Attend? Take Action Now!

  • Even if you are unable to attend, you can still join your colleagues who are on the Hill and make your voice heard!



Government Affairs Staff 
Mailing Address:
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Washington, DC 20090-6920
Phone (202) 863-2509
Fax (202) 488-3985

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
409 12th Street SW, Washington, DC  20024-2188
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