Top AOFAS Specialty Day Program
ROSEMONT, IL, February 7 – The foot and ankle challenges in every surgeons practice is the focus of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society's (AOFAS) Specialty Day program on Saturday, February 11 from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm at the Moscone Convention Center, Moscone West, Room 2005 in San Francisco.
Leading national and international orthopaedic surgeons specializing in foot and ankle surgery will participate in the program which consists of invited talks with a complications theme along with original research presentations, spotlights on surgical techniques, current concepts and journal club discussions. Program Chair, Gregory C. Berlet, MD of Columbus, Ohio will preside over the program.
Specialty Day program highlights include lectures on:
- Motor Sports Injuries: Understanding the Mechanism and Picking up the Pieces
Invited Speaker: D. Kevin Scheid, MD, Indianapolis, Indiana
- Definition of a Complication: Is it in the Eye of the Beholder?
Invited Speaker: Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
- Reconstructing Soft Tissue Defects of the Foot and Ankle: The Ortho Plastic Approach
Invited Speaker: L. Scott Levin, MD, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Patients as Partners: Opportunities for Self-Management
Invited Speaker: David C. Ring, MD, PhD, Boston, Massachusetts
The program also features focused symposia on: Articular Complications of Ankle Fractures; Syndesmosis; Calcaneal Fractures; Sports; Ankle Fusion; Ankle Arthroplasty; Bunions; Hammertoes; Flatfoot as well as corresponding original research papers.
Press badges are required to cover the program. Media may register in the AAOS Press Office located in Room 224 of the Moscone Convention Center. For additional information please contact Peggy Reilly, Outreach Programs Manager, 847-384-4379 prior to February 9 or onsite at 847-894-1388.