AOFAS Winter Meeting


February 17-20, 2022
Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs
Phoenix, Arizona

Program Chairs:
Daniel Guss, MD, MBA, and Casey J. Humbyrd, MD


Registration is now open! The in-person Winter Meeting will be held February 17-20, 2022, at Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs in Phoenix, Arizona. Like the AOFAS meetings of the past, the Winter Meeting combines stimulating foot and ankle education and ample time for networking in a family-friendly location.

Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort


Apply now for a Resident Scholarship to attend the Winter Meeting for free! Scholarships are open to orthopaedic residents who are PGY-1 or PGY-2, or PGY-3 with no foot and ankle rotation at their program. Submit your application by October 31.

Registration Fees

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


Registration includes:

  • Scientific Sessions & Evening Fireside Chats

  • Welcome Reception on Thursday evening

  • Breakfast on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

  • Lunch on Friday and Saturday

Tickets may be purchased for guests to join the Welcome Reception on Thursday evening and the Closing Breakfast on Sunday morning.


 Through January 20After January 20

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



AOFAS International Member



AOFAS Allied Health/Associate Member



Orthopaedic Resident or Fellow (Member and Nonmember)*



Medical Student



Nonmember Physician



Nonmember International Physician



Nonmember Allied Health









Guest (includes Opening Reception and Closing Breakfast)



Guest Under 21



* 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.
Register Now

Registration Check-in

You will be able to pick up your badge and any other materials at the Registration Desk during the hours listed below.

  • Thursday, February 17: 5:00 – 7:30 pm

  • Friday, February 18: 6:00 am – 12:30 pm

  • Saturday, February 19: 6:00 am – 12:30 pm


Book through the meeting block to receive the discounted rate for attendees:


Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs
11111 North 7th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85020 USA

Room Rate: $259/night (plus tax and resort fee)

Deadline: January 20, 2022, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first

Reservations: Book your room online or call the hotel at 1-800-947-9784 and ask for the AOFAS Winter Meeting room block.

Preliminary Program


Thursday, February 17   |  Friday, February 18   |  Saturday, February 19   |  Sunday, February 20

Schedule, faculty, and topics subject to change.



5:00 – 6:30 pm
Registration/Badge Pickup

6:30 – 8:30 pm
Networking Reception



6:00 – 7:00 am

7:00 – 8:00 am
MIS vs Open

Overcoming the Learning Curve

What I'm Still Going to Do Open

MIS Fusions

Hallux Valgus with Chevron

Hallux Valgus with Transverse

Are We Using Ultrasonic Technology and Spine?

8:00 – 9:00 am
Articles that Changed My Life

9:00 – 10:00 am
Deformity: How Do I Make Crooked Straight?

Skew Foot

Forefoot Adductus

Tibial Deformity


Progressive Collapsing Foot Deformity

10:00 – 10:30 am

10:30 – 11:30 am
Research Paper Sessions

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Research Paper Sessions

12:30 – 2:30 pm
Optional Industry Sessions

12:30 – 1:30 pm

1:30 – 5:30 pm

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Albatross Award



6:00 – 7:00 am

7:00 – 8:00 am
Sports: Problems I Hate (Ahem, Strongly Dislike)


Turf Toe: Just Cast 'em and Other Non-op Pearls

Turf Toe: Fix 'em

Plafond OCDs

Plantar Plate

8:00 – 9:00 am
Degenerative: It's All Worn Out

Dealing with Adjacent Joint Arthritis

Freiberg's and MPT Arthritis

The Naviculocuneiform Joints

Coalitions in Adults

9:00 – 10:00 am

Planning for the Future Arthritis: Incisions and Approaches

Diversity and Lisfranc: It's Not Just the 2nd TMT

Knowing When to Walk Away: I Don't Operate on This Anymore

The Fifth Metatarsal

10:00 – 10:30 am

10:30 – 11:30 am
Research Paper Sessions

11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Research Paper Sessions

12:30 – 5:00 pm

5:00 – 8:00 pm
Family-friendly Social Events and Fireside Chats



8:30 – 10:00 am
Farewell Breakfast


Future Winter Meetings

Winter Meeting 2023
January 26-29, 2023
Big Sky Resort
Big Sky, Montana