Education


Advanced Foot and Ankle Course: Go Big, Go Small, or Go Home!

May 7-9, 2020
InterContinental Hotel Magnificent Mile
Chicago, Illinois

Course Chair: Christopher P. Chiodo, MD
Course Co-chair: Peter G. Mangone, MD

 

Course Faculty Consult

Gain new strategies to tackle your toughest cases at the AOFAS Advanced Foot and Ankle Course! This comprehensive course ​addresses the most complex and challenging conditions that foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons encounter.

Through didactic lectures, case presentations, and open debates, expert faculty will present the newest advancements and emerging technologies in surgical and non-surgical treatment. Complex reconstructions as well as minimally invasive techniques will be emphasized. The smaller course size allows for in-depth discussion and one-on-one interaction with faculty.


Faculty

Christopher P. Chiodo, MD, Course Chair
Peter G. Mangone, MD, Course Co-chair
Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD
Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC
Mark E. Easley, MD
Steven L. Haddad, MD
John Y. Kwon, MD
Michael S. Pinzur, MD
Alastair S.E. Younger, MBChB, ChM, FRCSC


Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Compare and contrast approaches for treating routine and complex foot and ankle deformities and conditions

  • Understand and contrast extensile and minimally invasive surgical solutions

  • Describe patient selection and treatment strategies for revision procedures

  • Outline the ways to identify and manage complications

  • Determine and apply strategies to improve patient outcomes


The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and educational policies, visit the Program Overview page.

Registration Fees

Please review the Cancellation/Refund and Course Policies before registering.

 

 Through April 9After April 9

AOFAS Active, Candidate, International, Emeritus, or Honorary Member

$850

$950

Orthopaedic Resident or Fellow*

$750

$850

AOFAS Allied Health/Associate Member

$750

$850

Nonmember Physician

$950

$1,050

Nonmember International Physician

$850

$950

Nonmember Allied Health

$800

$900

Podiatrist

$1,050

$1,150
 
* Please Note: Nonmember Orthopaedic Residents/Fellows must be verified by AOFAS prior to registering at Resident/Fellow prices. Please fax program verification to 847-692-3315.
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Hotel

Book at the meeting hotel to receive the discounted rate for course attendees:

InterContinental Hotel
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Room Rate: $174/night (plus tax) for single or double occupancy

Deadline: April 15, 2020, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first

Reservations: Book your room online or call the hotel at 1-800-628-2112 or +1-312-944-4100 (outside US) and ask for the AOFAS Advanced Foot & Ankle Course room block.


Air Travel

The InterContinental Hotel Magnificent Mile is approximately 16 miles from O'Hare International Airport and 13 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport. Both airports offer flight options with a variety of airlines.

Course attendees are eligible for a 6% discount on American Airlines. Book through AA.com and enter promotion code 7250DA. The discount can be used May 4-12, 2020. Not valid in conjunction with any other discount.


Car Rental

Course attendees are eligible for discounted rental car rates through Avis and Budget:

Avis: Call 1-800-331-1600 or +1-918-624-4301 (outside US) and refer to AWD# B136001

Budget: Call 1-800-842-5628 or +1-918-624-4301 (outside US) and refer to BCD# U001650


Travel Assistance

Ms. Tomi Gaudio is the preferred travel account manager for AOFAS ground and air travel. If you need assistance, please contact her at 847-348-3600 ext. 6, or 844-250-8764 (toll free) and identify yourself as an AOFAS meeting attendee.