• International Lounge at AAO 2017The Academy welcomes members of the international community to AAO 2019.

    Continuing Medical Education Credits

    Review Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit information for recognition agreements between the United States and Germany as well as the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS).

    EthicalMedTech Endorsement

    AAO 2019 has been fully endorsed by EthicalMedTech. Review the endorsement.

    EthicalMedTech reviews the compliance of third-party educational events, such as the Academy's annual meeting, with MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice and Mecomed Code of Business Practice to determine the appropriateness for companies which are members of MedTech Europe and Mecomed to provide financial support to meetings.

    AAO International Group Housing

    Visit AAO International Group Housing, the official AAO 2019 international group housing provider, to discover more about their all-inclusive housing packages available to international medical attendees.

    Letter of Invitation

    To travel to the United States, check your travel documents and passports to ensure that they are up-to-date for AAO 2019 in San Francisco.

    To assist with your visitor visa application, the Academy can provide a letter of invitation for AAO 2019. Enter your information into the online letter generator form and then print out the personalized letter.


    Most international attendees will require a visitor visa to enter the United States.