OFAR

Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research Network
Stepping forward into the future with patient-reported outcomes


OFAR is ...
  • Establishing a nationwide member network and database
  • Collecting patient-reported outcomes (PRO) data to improve foot and ankle patient care
  • Expanding the infrastructure for future comparative patient outcomes research
OFAR Long-term Goals
  • Continued growth of the nationwide, multi-site OFAR network
  • Extensive AOFAS member participation and data sharing
  • Eventual registry status
  • Support for AOFAS members in meeting requirements for ABOS Maintenance of Certification, Part IV MOC Performance in Practice
  • Coordinate data collection with EMR systems
  • Collaborate with industry for patient safety and post-market device surveillance
  • Collaborate with international data collection and registry networks

Donations to The Foundation have funded initial OFAR pilot phases, infrastructure development, and positioning for growth. 

Individual giving to The Foundation and support from industry will ensure the continuing growth of OFAR toward future goals. Make a gift today.


For further information please contact Katie Wochos, MA, AOFAS Director of Quality Initiatives/OFAR, kwochos@aofas.org​​
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 The Foundation

 

2017 OFAR funding is provided by the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, supported in part by grants from Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Zimmer Biomet, and Integra.

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 Support The Foundation

 
Ongoing research is vital to the future of medicine, and orthopaedic surgery is no exception. Just think of the impact more research could have on the future of foot and ankle orthopaedics.