About Us


Mission, Values & Priorities

 

Mission

Improving lives through exceptional orthopaedic foot and ankle care

Vision

To be the world leader for foot and ankle education, research, innovation, and advocacy

Core Values

  • Commitment to patients

  • Excellence

  • Innovation

  • Inclusivity

  • Collaboration

  • Integrity


Strategic Priorities

Education

Education
Strengthening our educational offerings for foot and ankle orthopaedic specialists

Research

Research
Improving high-quality scientific inquiry and investigation

Patient Care

Patient Care
Increasing public awareness of and access to AOFAS members and increasing member use of quality measures

Advocacy

Advocacy
Increasing society and member participation and effectiveness in political processes and organized medicine

Mentorship

Mentorship
Cultivating future leaders and increasing interest in and exposure to the specialty

Outreach

Outreach
Increasing our size and impact through collaboration with international and allied health organizations