20+ CMEs Anticipated, plus special events like Traditional Maine Lobster Dinner, Entertainment, Awards Luncheon, Kids Camp, 5K and other fun activities for the whole family!

MOA 113th Annual Convention: June 14th-16th 2024

The Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME

A Hybrid Event

AOA 1A CME Credits: 21.0 | 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ | 17.25 Live AAFP Prescribed credit(s).

The MOA’s Annual Convention is a celebration of Maine’s rich osteopathic profession. Offering 20+ CME credits, it is one of the largest medical education events for physicians in New England and attendees represent a range of specialties from all over the state and country. The Convention also includes the opportunity for national leadership to convene with our Maine leaders, presentation of the MOA’s Annual Awards and special traditions like our lobster dinner, entertainment show, MOA Kids Camp, etc.

Offering a mix of In Person & Virtual Sessions with flexible viewing options!
Access to ALL content will be available for 30 days post-event for CME credit for all attendees.

Registered Attendees: Click to Access the Virtual Event Platform

Late Registration Still Open

Final Program Agenda


Saturday, June 15th @ 8:30AM Live & Livestreamed

Convention Theme


Tickets Now Available for our Lobster Dinner! 

Saturday, June 15th, 2024 -- 6-8pm

The Landings Restaurant - 1 Commercial St, Rockland, ME

Shuttle to and from Samoset provided
Menu: Steamed Maine Lobster, Mussels or clams, Corn on the cob, Potatoes, Salad, Pasta primavera and chicken for non-lobster eaters, plus blueberry bread pudding for dessert
Full Cash bar available
Tickets: $85/pp lobster, $65/pp non-lobster
Purchase your tickets here
Anticipated Convention Hours & Events*:

Full Draft Agenda

Friday, June 14th: 8.5 CMEs Live & Livestreamed, Exhibit Hall, Opening Reception

  • 8:00AM-5:30PM CME Sessions Including: Primary Care for New Immigrant Families, Diagnosis and treatment of hyperthyroidism, Youth Suicide Prevention & Screening, Panel Discussion-- The Incarceration System, A Public Health Crisis, Exploring Unintended Pregnancy Among People with OUD, Heart Failure Eval/ Management
  • 6-8PM Opening Reception @ Cellardoor Winery, Sponsored by UNE COM -- Join us for a guided wine tasting experience, live music, oysters & apps, Plus Anticipated Camp MOA Corner for the little ones at the venue (supervised fun for 3+)

Saturday, June 15th: 5.25 CMEs Live & Livestreamed, Exhibit Hall, Business Meeting, Awards luncheon & Traditional lobster dinner

  • 7:00AM Breakfast Session --  

    Breakfast Session: Connecting the Dots: Optimizing Patient Care Coordination for a Timely and Accurate Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease, presented by Bogdan Nedelescu, MD & Belinda Savage-Edwards, MD, BS, Sponsored by Eli Lilly (No CME)

  • 8:30AM Keynote: The Medical Model of Sports Medicine in the NCAA

  • 10:00-11:30AM MOA Business Meeting
  • 12:00-1:00PM MOA Awards Luncheon 
  • 1:30-5:00PM CME Sessions Including: Osteopathic International Practice,  Integrative Approach to Improving Digestion, OMM Round Robin
  • 6:00-8:00PM MOA Traditional Lobster Dinner at The Landings, shuttle provided. Tickets now available $85/00 lobster, $65/pp non-lobster

Sunday, June 16th - 3.75 Live CMEs In Person Only including hands on workshops, 5k Fun Run, Access to On Demand Virtual Content (3-5 hrs anticipated)

  • 7:00AM 5k Fun Run
  • 7:30AM Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00AM-12:00PM CME Sessions Including: Stomatognathism: the relationship between the mandible and posture control, FDM Part II, Forensic Medical Evaluations for asylum seekers
  • Plus access 3-4 Virtual on Demand CME Sessions
  • Other Potential Wellness Activities: Golf, Yoga, Pickleball/tennis, Ultimate backyard lawn games
* 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.



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 (AOA) and the Maine Osteopathic Association (MOA). The AOA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The American Osteopathic Association designates this blended activity for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 up to 21.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extend of the physician’s participation in this activity. 

The AAFP has reviewed 113th MOA Annual Convention and deemed it acceptable for up to 17.25 Live AAFP Prescribed credit(s). Term of Approval is from 06/14/2024 to 06/16/2024. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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:

Early Registration Rates March 25th - April 15th:
MOA Member $520
Non Member $720
Students, Residents, Interns etc. in training --Complimentary 
Regular Registration Rates April 16th- June 5th:
MOA Member $570
Non Member $770
Students, Residents, Interns etc. in training --Complimentary 
Late or Walk-in Registrations after June 5th 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 17, 2024. No refunds will be provided after this date.
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Venue Details

The Samoset Resort -- 220 Warrenton Street, Rockport,  ME 04856

Perched on 230 waterfront acres overlooking Penobscot Bay, the Samoset Resort is a Maine vacation resort with a rich history that dates back to 1889.

Resort Website

Parking: There is ample free self-parking at the resort. Valet service is also available.

Room Rates starting from $249/night plus tax
Reservations must be made by Thursday, May 23rd to guarantee group rates.

Resort fee is waived for convention attendees when booking rooms in our dedicated room block

Call 800-341-1650 or use the booking link below to reserve your room! 

Rooms in our block at the resort are limited. We ask that attendees book no more than 2 rooms per family so as to keep options open for all attendees. If you are not seeing a room type or option that is workable for you, please contact MOA so that we can assist you.


Resort Extras

Samoset Golf Course -- book your tee time! A Maine legend, the Samoset Resort’s championship 18 hole golf course winds through seaside woods and gardens while showcasing some of the most challenging holes in New England. 

Book your Spa Treatment --  Call the spa to inquire about special discounts on services, availability is limited -- book soon! The Spa at The Samoset is a serene seaside oasis dedicated to the art of well-being.


Other lodging 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 $169/night + fees, 4 min drive to Samoset


The Claddagh Motel
Rooms from $218/night + fees, 3 min drive to Samoset


Even if you stay elsewhere, you will still be able to access the great amenities at The Samoset as a conference attendee!

Sponsor & Exhibitor Registration

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Exhibit Hall Schedule:

Friday, June 14th:Exhibit Hall Hours 8AM - 4PM

Two Dedicated exhibit hall breaks with door prize raffles conducted by exhibitor volunteers

Lunch provided

Saturday, June 15th: Exhibit Hall Hours 8AM - 4PM

Two Dedicated exhibit hall breaks with door prize raffles conducted by exhibitor volunteers

Happy Hour Reception

TWO Optional Receptions (extra fees may apply, cash bar)