20+ CMEs Anticipated, plus a Comedy Show, Awards Luncheon and other fun activities for the whole family!

Registration is now closed 

Online Registration for the 112th Annual Convention is now closed.
In-Person registration will be available starting Friday, June 2nd at 7:00am at the Samoset Resort in the Schooner Room.

Convention Hours & Events*:

View the Convention Program
Full Agenda including Session Objectives
Access to the Virtual Platform for Registrants

*Access the online platform with the email used to register*

Friday, June 2nd: 7+ CMEs, Lobster Dinner
  • 9:00AM-5:30PM CME Sessions including 2.0 Opioid Prescribing CMEs
    • SCHEDULE CHANGE: To accommodate speaker travel changes, the first two sessions on Friday will be updated accordingly:
      • 09:00 AM (EDT) - 11:00 AM (EDT) Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits
        Annette Caron, DO

      • 11:00 AM (EDT) - 12:00PM (EDT) "No one listens to me” Approaching Personality Disorders in Primary Care
        Kristen Mazoki, DO

    • These changes are reflected in the virtual platform, will not affect CME credits and the rest of the agenda remains unchanged.
  • 6:30PM Lobster Dinner offsite at The Landings Restaurant in Rockland-- Tickets available $75 lobster, $55 non lobster, Transportation provided to and from.
    • Buffet style dinner includes hors d'oeuvres, salad, bread, corn, potatoes, mussels, steamed Maine lobster or chicken entrée, or pasta entrée (vegetarian), with blueberry bread pudding dessert.

Saturday, June 3rd: 5+ CMEs, Business Meeting, Awards, Presidential Reception, Kids Camp, Comedy Show

  • 7:00AM- 5:00PM CME Sessions 
  • 8:30AM KEYNOTE: Sound as Medicine: Connecting the Dots in Music and Health, Presented by Lee Bartel, PhD
  • 10:00-11:30AM MOA Business Meeting
  • 12:00-1:00PM MOA Awards Luncheon & Presidential Oath of Office
  • 1:30-5:00PM CME Sessions
  • 5:30PM Presidential Reception Honoring Incoming MOA President Jodie Hermann, DO
  • 5:30-8:00PM Camp MOA -- supervised fun for kids aged 3+
  • 6:15-7:30PM Comedy Show, sponsored by UNE COM
    • Opener: Sarah Shepherd, DO (Stage Name Mimi Shep) a DO you know turned up and coming Maine comedian
    • Headliner: Karen Morgan, former trial attorney turned professional comedian based in Maine.

Sunday, June 4th - Activities & Virtual CME (7 hrs anticipated virtually)

  • Virtual CME Sessions
  • Activities: 5k Fun Run, MOEF Putting Tournament, Yoga
* Agenda, topics & presenter subject to change


Content will be presented in a hybrid format, with opportunity to watch sessions live in person, or online with access to content for 30 days post-event.


Draft schedule of topics & presenters will be available soon. For now, here's a list of expected topics-- 

 Opioid Prescribing (2.0 hrs), Hospice Care, Hands on OMM, Psychiatry lecture, Sleep apnea, managing infections in unique patient populations,  Pulmonary hypertension update, billing/coding update & more TBA!


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Osteopathic Association and Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA). The American Osteopathic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA CME: The American Osteopathic Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOA CME Accreditation: The Maine Osteopathic Association is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. The Maine Osteopathic Association designates this program for 21.25 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extend of the physician’s participation in this activity.

AAFP Accreditation: The AAFP has reviewed 112th MOA Annual Convention and deemed it acceptable for up to 10.25 Live AAFP Prescribed credits. Term of Approval is from 06/02/2023 to 06/03/2023. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note that the following sessions do not carry AAFP credit.

  • MOA Business Meeting
  • Sound as Medicine: Neuroscience of Music Therapy

Prescribing CME: Designated sessions qualify for 3.0 Opioid Prescribing CME credit pursuant to licensing requirements for the Board of Licensure in Medicine in Maine and the Maine Osteopathic Board of Licensure. These sessions qualify for this credit:

  • PMP Features to Enhance Safety (1.0 CME)
  • Pain Management and Opioids: Balancing Risks and Benefits (2.0 CMEs)

DISCLOSURE AND CONFLICT OF INTEREST RESOLUTIONAll conflicts of interest of any individual(s) in a position to control the content of this CME activity will be identified and resolved prior to this educational activity being provided. Disclosure about provider and faculty relationships, or the lack thereof, will be provided to learners.

Registration Fees:

Regular Registration Rates April 6th - May 24th:
MOA Member $470
MOA Retired, Honorary Life, 1st or 2nd Year in Practice Members $395
Non Member $670
Students, Residents, Interns etc. in training --Complimentary 
Late or Walk-in Registrations after May 24th will incur an additional $50 admin fee.

Cancellation/Refunds: If you must cancel, please notify the MOA in writing. A $50 cancellation fee applies if canceling on or after May 12, 2023. No refunds will be provided after this date.
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Venue Details

MOA Room Block is EXPIRED, however, there may still be some rooms available. Contact the MOA at 207-623-1101.

We would like to recommend a number of great options nearby:

Rockland Harbor Hotel
(207) 594-2131
Rooms starting at $199/night + fees (6 min drive)

Other options:
The Ledges By the Bay
Rooms starting at $109/night + fees, 4 min drive to Samoset


The Claddagh Motel
Rooms from $129/night + fees, 3 min drive to Samoset


You will still be able to access the great amenities at The Samoset as a conference attendee!

Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

Exhibit Hall Schedule:

Friday, June 2nd:Exhibit Hall Hours 10AM - 2PM
(8:00am Booth Setup)
12:00-12:30pm Lunch Break in the Exhibit Hall

6:30pm Optional Lobster Dinner @ The Landings -- Tickets required. $75/pp for lobster, $55/pp non lobster

Saturday, June 3rd: Exhibit Hall Hours 8AM - 4PM
9:30- 10:00 am Exhibit Hall Break/Stretch & Refresh
1:00-1:30pm Exhibit Hall Break/Stretch & Refresh
5:30-6:00pm Happy Hour Reception in Exhibit Hall
6:00pm Optional Comedy Show Featuring Karen Morgan (no extra fee, cash bar)

Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration Link