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#1 Outpatient Surgery Conference

Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, 2022 | Orlando, FL


Same Top-Rated Conference, New Lower Inflation-busting Price!

Ranked the #1 event for OR team members and leaders from hospital and ambulatory surgery settings. The 14th annual event returns in person with even more practical advice, education, and networking. Collaborate with outpatient peers in a friendly, interactive, and intimate environment. Return to your facility refreshed and ready to tackle challenges head on. Learn how you can win a three-night hotel stay with our Early-bird Giveaway if you register by Aug. 24.

We’re committed to your safety. Learn about our COVID-19 safety precautions.

Featured Speakers

Earn up to 16 CHs and AEU.

Dennis Snow

Dennis Snow

Former Disney Executive and Organization Consultant

Snow helps organizations achieve goals related to customer service, employee development and leadership.

Dennis Snow Bio

Sheri Prentiss

Dr. Sheri Prentiss

Physician Leader and Public Health Visionary

Sheri Prentiss, MD, MPH, CPS/A, CPE, FACPE, brings a unique perspective to her impassioned work in

Dr. Prentiss Bio

Jinlei Li

Dr. Jinlei Li

Program Director of Regional Anesthesia, Yale Medicine

Jinlei Li, MD, PhD, is instrumental in advancing Yale’s outpatient total joints program.

Dr. Li Bio

Lee Rubin

Dr. Lee Rubin

Associate Professor and Chief, Yale Medicine

Lee Rubin, MD, FAAOS, FAAHKS, FAOA, performs more than 300 hip and knee replacements annually.

Dr. Rubin Bio

Jane Lodato

Jane Lodato

Chief of Wellness, Dept. of Surgery, Mount Sinai Health System NYC

Jane Lodato uses firsthand insights into the resilience required to manage fast-paced, high-stress environments.

Jane Lodato Bio

Kathy Beydler

Kathy Beydler

Principal Consultant, Whitman Partners

Kathy Beydler, RN, MBA, CNOR, CASC, shares practical insights to thrive in management roles.

Kathy Beydler Bio

Dr. David Shapiro

Dr. David Shapiro

Anesthesiologist with Extensive Experience in Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Management

David Shapiro, MD, CASC provides an industry insider’s view of the market forces impacting ambulatory surgery.

Dr. Shapiro Bio

RaDonda Vaught

RaDonda Vaught

Former Nurse and Healthcare Worker Advocate

RaDonda Vaught will share her work on creating a culture of safety built on transparency and support.

RaDonda Vaught Bio


Innovations & Exhibits

Exhibit Hall ORX 

Discover cutting-edge surgical products and services in a fun, efficient and relaxed environment.

The Venue

Hyatt Pool 

Relax poolside at the centrally located resort just minutes from popular attractions, shopping and dining. Save when you book through the conference hotel block.

What People are Saying

"To me, OR Excellence is a cut above all the other conferences. The topics are current and focused on improving nursing care, staff relationships and safety. OR Excellence recognizes the value of RNs and the impact we have on the future of healthcare."

OR Excellence Early-bird Giveaway

Individuals who register for the conference by August 24, 2022 at 11:59pm CDT will be automatically entered to win a three-night stay at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Hotel in Orlando, FL. Drawing will be held on Aug 29, 2022. Hotel stay is not transferable and must be used on the dates provided by AORN. Five winners will be drawn and notified by email. Prizes not claimed within 7 days will be forfeited. Program rules and incentives are subject to change by AORN. No purchases necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Cash value of this prize may be taxable income to the winner.

OR Excellence 2022 registration is not required to enter to win the Prize Drawing. Individuals may also enter to win by submitting a mail-in entry. Please print your first and last name, street address, city, state, zip code, phone number with area code, and e-mail address. Mail your completed entry to AORN – Attn: Marketing OR Excellence Early Bird Giveaway, 2170 South Parker Road, Suite 400, Denver, CO 80231. All mail-in entries must be post-marked by Aug 22, 2022. One mail-in entry per person. Entries that are late, lost, illegible, incomplete, postage due, or otherwise not in compliance with these Contest Rules will be disqualified.

Thank You to Our Corporate Sponsors

Logos of the 32 sponsors of the OR Excellence conference for 2023.