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American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization.

Who we are

The American College of Chiropractic Orthopedists was established in 1955 to provide postdoctoral continuing education for the chiropractic orthopedic specialty. The College is an independent, not for profit, educational organization dedicated to supporting the chiropractic orthopedist by providing an annual educational conference for all Doctors of Chiropractic interested in advancing their knowledge in chiropractic orthopedics.  The College also provides a meeting venue for the chiropractic orthopedic membership organizations to advance the growth of the specialty. Membership is open to ALL Doctors of Chiropractic.

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Vendors wanted.

The ACCO will refund $100 of your registration fee if you refer a Vendor to our annual in person event, and they become a paying exhibitor. Only one attendee per vendor. for more information, contact Dr. Vancho at (208) 773-1868.

Why seek care from a Chiropractic Orthopedist?

Board certified chiropractic orthopedists are doctors of chiropractic who have completed extensive postdoctoral education in non-surgical orthopedics, and have passed rigorous specialty Board examinations leading to Diplomate status as a chiropractic orthopedist. Less than 2% of chiropractic physicians attain this status.

To become Board certified, the chiropractic orthopedic specialist is required to demonstrate advanced proficiency in the evaluation and non-operative management of a broad range of injuries, conditions and disorders of the neuromusculoskeletal system with particular emphasis on the spine and extremities.

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A letter from our President

July 7, 2020

Dear Colleagues,

I hope that you are all doing well in these uncertain and challenging times.

Obviously, this year has thrown most people’s lives off course and the ACCO is no different. in the face of this unprecedented pandemic, we rescheduled our annual convention from April to September 17-19, 2020. We now continue to monitor the development of the outbreak throughout the country, especially in Las Vegas.

We hope to be able to go forward with the convention, and we hope you will join us. We take the health and safety of our members seriously and will have appropriate guidelines in place during the convention to maximize everyone’s safety while still producing  a valuable and successful convention.

As the date approaches, we will make a final decision if the risks outweigh the benefits and if the Tropicana is open or closed.

I want to thank you for standing by our organization during these trying times and I promise we have your best interests and safety at heart with each decision we make.

Thank you again and I hope to see you all in Vegas in September!

Mick McConnell, DC, FACO


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