2019 ACOG Annual Meeting


Accessing the Spectrum of Quality of Health Care

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists invites you to Nashville, TN, May 3-6, 2019, to help us access the spectrum of quality health care. 

This annual gathering of leading women’s health care experts in Music City USA will deliver the latest scientific information to benefit your patients and provide leadership in our changing industry. 

About Nashville

Stump the Professors


Registration for the 2019 Annual Meeting opens December 2018. Be sure to register early to take advantage of advance registration pricing and book your sessions. Many sessions sell out early!


See what's in store for 2019 - Accessing the Spectrum of Quality of Health Care



2019 Annual Meeting features the breadth and depth of the specialty each day:

  • Benign Gynecologic Disease
  • Business of Medicine
  • Cancer Screening
  • Family Planning
  • Genetics
  • Global Health
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Innovation/Technology
  • Menopause
  • Labor and Delivery
  • Obesity
  • Pain Management
  • Patient safety
  • Reproductive Health/Fertility
  • Sexual Health
  • Surgery/Surgical care
  • Unltrasound
  • Wellness
  • Women’s Well-Being
  • More


ACOG has a rich tradition of inviting top-notch speakers who will challenge the way you think.

  • Atul Gawande, MD: will share insights on issues of maternal care and outcomes. In the US, despite spending more on maternity care than any other developed country, our outcomes are the worst.

  • Neel Shah, MD will appear with one of his patients to advocate to inform providers, patients, and the “system” about the trauma women experience when faced with severe maternal morbidity, and particularly the PTSD-like effects.

  • Garth Davis, MD will talk about the frustrations of being unable to lose weight.

  • Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist who regularly works for The New York Times, National Geographic, and Time Magazine.She will use photos to talk about women’s health and maternal mortality.


Come for these keynote lectures that are held throughout each day of the scientific program. Many of the sessions feature debates covering current and controversial topics. Sessions are open to all meeting registrants.

Debate: Tubes Out Forever! Should Everyone Have a Salpingectomy at the Time of Tubal Ligation?
Illana Cass, MD
Barry Schwarz, MD

Debate: Is There a Role for Estrogen in Primary Prevention?
Sandra Carson, MD
Marcel Cedars, MD

Debate: The US and UK Maternity Services – Learning From our Differences
Edward Morris, MD
Julian Robinson, MD

Obstetric Care Redesign – “One Size Does Not Fit All”
Nathaniel DeNicola, MD
Steven Calvin, MD
Amy Crockett, MD

Proteinaholic:  How Our Obsession with One Macronutrient is Killing Us
Garth Davis, MD

When Clinical Conditions Collide – Mental Health, Suicide and Substance Use Disorder in Women
Kimberly Yonkers, MD

Global Solutions to Maternal Mortality
Mary-Ann Etibet, MD

US Solutions for Maternal Mortality
Rebekah Gee, MD

Women’s Health and Maternal Mortality
Lynsey Addario

Abortion: Ethics, Law, Politics and Practice in Changing Times
Katie Watson, JD

Payment Reform for Ob-Gyns
Holly Puritz, MD

Stories from the Front Line
Neel Shah, MD
Timoria McQueen Saba
Charles Johnson 



Connect with Top Women’s Health Care Professionals

Held at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, the 2019 Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting is your opportunity to excite, motivate and market at the largest exhibition in the country for obstetricians and gynecologists and related health care professionals. Join the more than 275 pharmaceutical companies, equipment manufacturers, medical suppliers, book publishers, healthcare providers, and other organizations, including ACOG.

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Download the final program from the 2018 Annual Meeting to get a feel for content that may be presented at the 2019 meeting




The ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting is held over 4 days in the spring of each year and is dedicated to keeping you on the cutting edge of scientific information and clinical best practice in obstetrics and gynecology.  This is accomplished by providing critical programming in a variety of formats and topic areas to help you and your patients succeed. The Annual Meeting provides the largest selection of ob-gyn educational opportunities through conference programing and our exhibitor showcase. 

2018 Annual Meeting Website


  • Patient Care
    Latest research and breaking science benefits your patients

  • Practice Management
    Operate at peak efficiency with tips and best practices

  • Leading Education
    Earn College Cognate and AMA PRA Category 1 credits

  • Exam Preparation
    Learning opportunities are mapped to ABOG topics

  • Hands-on Skills Development
    Step-by-step simulations on core and cutting-edge topics

  • Networking and Collaboration
    Structured opportunities to interact with colleagues and leaders

  • Postgraduate Courses
    Learn from the experts in concentrated, selected topic areas

  • Job Opportunities
    Explore possibilities at top-notch ob-gyn Career Fair 

  • Special Events
    Celebrate the profession with receptions, convocation and events geared to junior fellows and medical students

  • Industry Innovation
    Get familiar with advances, latest tools and more at the exhibition showcase


ACOG TV asks conference-goers about what they learned at the Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting.



ACOG TV asks ACOG 2018 attendees why it’s important for them to travel to attend ACOG’s biggest meeting of the year.


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