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Make a gift to the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation​ to support the Overseas Outreach Project to Vietnam.

Celebrating 16 Years of Education and Service in Vietnam (2002-2017)

The 2017 Vietnam Project​ took place in May and June of 2017. The volunteers were: Lorenzo Gamez, MD, of East Setauket, New York; Justin M. Kane, MD, of Dallas, Texas; Kathleen A. McHale, MD, of Alexandria, Virginia; Naomi N. Shields, MD, of Wichita, Kansas; Michael B. Strauss, MD, of Long Beach, California; Altug Tanriover, MD, of Ankara, Turkey; Ruth L. Thomas, MD, of Little Rock, Arkansas; Geoffrey M. Tymms, MBBS, of Melbourne, Australia; and Isabella V. van Dalen, MD, PhD, of Almere, Netherlands.

Since the first project in 2002, AOFAS volunteers have performed surgery on almost 1,400 patients and evaluated more than 3,200 patients in clinics, all at no charge to the patients. A total of 54 AOFAS members from around the world have participated in the project.

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​​NEW! Women's Leadership Awards

The DJO Women's Leadership Award and International Women's Leadership Award offer grants for female AOFAS members to attend Annual Meeting. Apply or nominate a deserving colleague ​by Tuesday, April 10, using the forms below:

DJO Women's Leadership Award (US/Canadian Members)​

International Women's Leadership Award (outside US/Canada)​

A Message from Fou​​ndation President Bryan Den Hartog, MD​

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 Thank You to Our Corporate Donors

The AOFAS and
The Foundation gratefully acknowledge
the following companies for their generous
contributions to The Foundation

Please show your support and join our list of Corporate Donors.

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Together, we have accomplished so much. 

Imagine how much more we can do!

Thank You Campaign 50 Donors

The AOFAS and the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation thank the following individuals for their charitable contributions to Campaign 50, which support the three pillars of the Foundation's mission: research, educational outreach, and humanitarian service.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

The Honor Roll of donors below reflects Campaign 50 outright gifts and multi-year commitments made between January 1, 2014, and July 31, 2017, and donations made to the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation with a designated gift to the Foundation as of July 31, 2017

Any payments for pre-existing, multi-year pledges made prior to ​Campaign 50 that were not completed by December 31, 2013, are applied as outright gifts to Campaign 50.

 Please invest in the future of the orthopaedic foot and ankle specialty with a gift to The Foundation:
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The Foundation and AOFAS encourage members to give back by volunteering locally and globally. Select humanitarian service opportunities for members are listed below. 

If you would like your organization to be included in this list, please complete an application form​. All applications will be reviewed by the AOFAS Humanitarian Services Committee before they can be posted to the website. An AOFAS member must be involved in the organization in order for the organization to be eligible.

Health Volunteers Overseas

The AOFAS is an organizational partner with Health Volunteers Overseas​ (HVO), a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the availability and quality of healthcare in developing countries around the world. HVO's work through volunteer training and educational programs supports the mission of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation to promote education and service in the area of foot and ankle.

For information on HVO programs and volunteer opportunities, visit the HVO Web site at