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What is AOE?

The Assembly on Education Symposium (AOE) is AHIMA’s annual symposium on education. On July 26-28, 2021, our health information educator community will come together for a live virtual experience to learn, network, and uncover opportunities to impact health. AOE21 features: 

  • Engaging sessions addressing health information trends and innovative approaches to education
  • Inspiring keynote address and general sessions that bring our community together
  • On-demand access to all AOE sessions after the live event to get the most out of your professional development experience 


AOE is an immersive, digital experience uniting health information leaders and educators and featuring its quality educational content, networking opportunities and forward-thinking sessions. 

Health Information Experts

350+ Attendees

Attendees specialize in health information education and teach topics such as:

  • Medical Coding and Billing
  • Health Data Analytics
  • Health Informatics
  • Healthcare Legal Issues
  • Quality and Performance in Healthcare
  • Fundamentals of Health Information Management/Health Information Technology
  • Information Governance

Leaders in Education

41% Program Directors

Other titles include:

  • Consultant
  • Department Chair
  • Professor
  • Adjunct Professor

Nominate an Educator for the 2021 Making Dreams Come True Award

In recognition of excellence in education, the AHIMA Council for Excellence in Education (CEE) Making Dreams Come True award is a national award designed to recognize an HIM educator who has made a difference in students' lives. An awardee will be selected and receive the award at the virtual AOE 21 Symposium. The recipient of the award will also receive complimentary registration. Submit a nomination by May 31.


Experience sessions designed to strengthen your expertise and to effectively navigate your professional development journey. When you register for AOE, you’ll have the opportunity to earn more continuing education units by watching presentations from all learning tracks. 

Event Highlights

Earn additional CEUs with On-demand education

Pre-conference Learning Sessions

Access to on-demand, pre-conference learning sessions will be provided in advance of the virtual event and available for 45 days following the live event.

Connect Live with the AOE community

General Sessions

Hear the inspiring keynote presentation, learn about important education updates and the future of learning, and celebrate an outstanding educator.

Customize your learning experience

Breakout Sessions

Get the most from your AOE21 experience with sessions about health information trends, leadership development, workforce development, and professional practice experience.

Foundational Knowledge for New Educators

New Faculty Orientation Sessions

Learn about resources available to support the start of your journey as a health information educator.


AOE registration includes full access to all sessions, including pre-learning sessions to maximize the value you get when you sign up to join us at AOE21.

All Access

AHIMA Member


All Access

AHIMA Premier Member


All Access



Partner with Us

We connect educators and organizations at AOE, so together, we can continue the work of empowering people to impact health. AOE is an opportunity to engage and network with academic program directors, consultants, and instructors who seek to build valuable partnerships to create exciting learning experiences.