Annual Meeting


IN-PERSON Meeting Program

 

AOFAS Annual Meeting 2022
September 14-17, 2022
Québec City Convention Centre
Québec City, Canada

AOFAS President: Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD
Program Chairs: Daniel Guss, MD, MBA, and Casey J. Humbyrd, MD, MBE
Pre-Meeting Chairs: MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA, and Kenneth J. Hunt, MD

 

The schedule below is for people attending Annual Meeting IN PERSON in Québec City. If you plan to watch Annual Meeting online, please see the Virtual Program page.


Click on the links below to explore the schedule by program or date. 

 

Wednesday, September 14


Thursday, September 15

Friday, September 16

Saturday, September 17

 

Schedule, faculty, and topics subject to change. All sessions held at the Québec City Convention Centre unless noted otherwise.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. AOFAS designates the live Pre-Meeting Course for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and the live Scientific Session for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Participants are required to submit a completed evaluation form at the end of the course in order to receive CME credit.

 

Tuesday, September 13


2:00 – 6:00 pm
Registration/Check-in

 

Pre-meeting Course
Wednesday, September 14


6:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration/Check-in


7:00 – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast


8:00 – 8:05 am 

Introduction
Kenneth J. Hunt, MD, and MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA, Pre-Meeting Chairs


8:05 – 8:30 am

Keynote: The Evolution of Arthroscopy in Foot and Ankle Surgery


8:30 – 9:45 am
 

Symposium 1: Arthroscopy in Ankle Ligament Repair

The Arthroscopic Broström

Arthroscopic Assisted Percutaneous Techniques

Scope 'em All: Ankle Arthroscopy with Open Broström

Arthroscopic Deltoid Ligament Repair

Discussion

 

9:45 – 11:00 am 

Symposium 2: Treating OLTs with the Scope

Arthroscopic BMS Technique

That Defect Needs Collagen: When and Why I Add Allograft Cartilage

Know When to Hold 'em: When to Use an Osteotomy

Biology Is the Key: The Role of BMAC and PRP

Discussion

 

11:00 am – 12:15pm 

Symposium 3: Tendoscopy and Os Trigonum

The Role of Peroneal Tendoscopy in My Practice

Endoscopic Peroneal Groove Deepening

Why Open Groove Deepening Is Better

Posterior Tibial Tendoscopy for PCFD

Os Trigonum and FHL Tenosynovitis

Arthroscopic Os Trigonum Removal

Open Os Trigonum

Discussion

 

12:20 – 1:50 pm
Industry Symposia

 

2:00 – 3:15 pm 

Symposium 4: Endoscopy for the Achilles and Plantar Fascia

Endoscopy for Insertional Achilles and Haglund's

Open Treatment of Insertional Achilles and Haglund's

Arthroscopic FHL Transfer: Technique and Indications

Non-insertional Achilles Debridement: Open vs. Endoscopic

Endoscopic Partial Plantar Fasciectomy

Open Partial Plantar Fasciectomy

Discussion

 

3:15 – 4:30 pm 

Symposium 5: Arthroscopy for Arthritis and Fractures: Indications and Techniques

The Arthroscopic Subtalar Arthrodesis and Triple Arthrodesis

Arthroscopic Ankle Arthrodesis

Gluten-free: Why I Still Do the Open Technique

Discussion

 

4:30 – 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception (Exhibit Hall)

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Resident Program
Wednesday, September 14


6:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration/Check-in


7:00 – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast

 

8:00 am – noon
Resident Program

Details to come!

 

12:20 – 1:50 pm
Fellowship Fair

Meet directors and faculty from Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Fellowship Programs in an informal setting. Following the Fellowship Fair, residents may join the afternoon Pre-Meeting Course.

 

4:30 – 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception
(Exhibit Hall)

 

7:30 – 9:00 pm
Resident Scholars/Mentors Event (by invitation only)

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Allied Health Practitioner Program
Wednesday, September 14


6:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration/Check-in


7:00 – 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast

 

8:00 am – noon
Allied Health Practitioner Program

Details to come!

Following the program, attendees may join the Industry Symposia and afternoon Pre-Meeting Course.

 


4:30 – 6:30 pm
Welcome Reception
(Exhibit Hall)

 

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Scientific Session

Thursday, September 15


6:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration/Check-in


6:30 – 7:30 am
Continental Breakfast


6:00 – 7:30 am
Industry Symposia


7:30 – 7:35 am
Welcome and Introduction
Casey J. Humbyrd, MD, MBE, and Daniel Guss, MD, MBA, Program Chair

 

7:35 – 8:35 am
Symposium 1: Ankle Arthritis: It's Complicated

Patient-centered Care: What's Your Speech, TAR vs. Fusion?

Working Up the Painful Total Ankle

Osteolysis After TAR

Are We Ready for the Tsunami of Revision TAR?

When to Revise, When to Fuse

Discussion

 

8:35 – 9:35 am
Symposium 2: Trauma

Blast Injuries in Foot and Ankle

Jones Fractures: Heal Without Steal?

Diagnosing and Treating the Syndesmosis: Not Everyone Has a WBCT or O-arm

Calcaneus Fractures in the 21st Century

Lisfranc: Who Shouldn't You Fuse?

Discussion

 

9:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Exhibit Hall Open

 

9:35 – 10:05 am
Keynote Speaker: Ken Read
Why I Hate Combustion Engines


Ken Read is one of the world’s most accomplished and celebrated sailors. He is a two-time America's Cup skipper and holds 51 World, North American, and National Championships. In addition, he is the president of the North Sails Group and a global spokesperson for competitive sailing.

 

10:05 – 10:50 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall/Poster Presentations

 

10:50 – 11:50 am

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS

 

11:50 am – 12:50 pm

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS

 

12:55 – 2:25 pm
Lunch and Industry Symposia

 

2:25 – 3:25 pm
Symposium 3: Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity

When to Fuse a Flexible Deformity?

Should We Abandon Lateral Column Lengthening?

I've Got a Mallet, Screwdriver, and Saw: What Do New Technologies Teach Us About Treating PCFD?

The Talonavicular Joint Is Fine, but the Foot Is Still Flat (The "Other" Joints)

Driving a Wedge Between Us: Structural Allograft, Trabecular Metal, Structural Autograft?

Discussion

 

3:25 – 4:25 pm
Symposium 4: What Does the Science Say (or Fail to Say) About Caring for Female Patients? (Women's Leadership Forum)

 

4:30 – 5:30 pm

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS

 

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Foundation Reception (by invitation only)

 

6:30 – 7:30 pm
Women's Leadership Reception

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Friday, September 16


6:00 – 7:30 am

Industry Symposia


6:30 am – 5:00 pm

Registration/Check-in


6:30 – 7:30 am

Breakfast

 

7:30 – 8:30 am
Symposium 5: Sports Foot and Ankle

I No Longer Use Malleolar Osteotomies for Talar OCDs

Achilles: She Was Managed Non-op and Now She’s Weak…

Lateral Ankle Instability: Native, Allograft, Synthetic?

The Symptomatic Sesamoids: Convince Me Why I Shouldn’t Hate Them

Shoulder Lesions of the Talus: Drill, Plug, Bone Graft and Cartilage, or #@#$?

Discussion

 

8:30 – 10:00 am
Symposium 6: Kenneth Johnson Symposium on Controversies in Foot and Ankle Surgery

Kenneth Johnson International Speaker: James D.F. Calder, MD, PhD

James Calder is a founding member of the United Kingdom-based Fortius Clinic, the largest group of private sports physicians in Europe. He has built a reputation for treating foot and ankle injuries in top international athletes, including soccer players from the English Premier League and European clubs, professional rugby players, and the British Olympic team.

 

10:00 – 10:30 am
Research Speaker: TBD

 

10:30 – 11:15 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall/Poster Presentations

 

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS

 

12:15 – 12:30 pm
Business Meeting (AOFAS Active Members only)


12:30 – 2:00 pm
Lunch and Industry Symposia

 

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Fellowship Program Director Meeting (by invitation only)

 

2:05 – 3:05 pm

CONCURRENT FORUMS

Research Forum

Coding and Practice Management Forum

 

3:10 – 3:50 pm
Foundation Update and Awards

 

3:50 – 4:40 pm
Presidential Remarks and Award Presentations

 

4:40 – 5:40 pm
Symposium 7: Unequal Treatments, Unequal Outcomes: What Comes After "Admitting There's a Problem?" (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Forum)

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Speaker: Tara Houska

Tara Houska is a citizen of Couchiching First Nation, tribal attorney, land defender, and environmental and Indigenous rights advocate. She is the founder of the Giniw Collective, an Indigenous women, two-spirit-led frontline resistance to defend the sacred and live in balance, and co-founder of Not Your Mascots, a non-profit committed to promoting positive representation of Native Americans in the public sphere.

 

Support for this symposium is provided by Stryker.

 

5:45 – 6:45 pm
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Reception 

Support for this event is provided by Stryker.


6:45 – 8:00 pm
Celebrate Québec City

 

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Saturday, September 17


6:30 – 10:00 am
Registration/Check-in


6:00 – 7:00 am
Breakfast

 

7:00 – 8:00 am
Symposium 8: MIS: It's Not Just About Bunions

When Small Incisions Actually Matter: MIS for Charcot

Achilles Tendinopathy

Fusions and Joint Preparation

Moving Past the Hallux: Talk to Me About the Lesser Toes

Discussion

 

8:00 – 9:00 am
Symposium 9: Burnout and What AOFAS Can Do to Help

 

9:15 – 10:15 am

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS

 

10:15 – 11:15 am

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS

 

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

CONCURRENT PAPER SESSIONS

 

12:15 pm
Adjourn

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