Education


Foot & Ankle Focus (Webinars)

 

Foot & Ankle Focus is a series of live, online events that offer a deep dive into a single clinical or practice management topic. Events are free to AOFAS members and orthopaedic residents and fellows! All other nonmembers may participate for $59.

 

Upcoming Events

 

AOFAS/BOFAS Joint Webinars

AOFAS and the British Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society are collaborating on a new series of interactive webinars that seek to challenge the status quo around complex or topical issues in foot and ankle surgery. All webinars will be broadcast twice — register for the time of your choice!

 

Complex Pilon Fractures

Thursday, January 13, 2022
20:00 - 21:00 GMT OR 8:00 - 9:00 pm CST

Moderators: Chris Blundell, MD; Brian M. Weatherford, MD
Faculty: John P. Ketz, MD; Lyndon W. Mason, MRCS

This collaborative webinars focuses on one of the most complex injuries faced by the foot and ankle surgeon. Pilon fractures continue to challenge both decision-making and surgical technique, despite many advances in our understanding over recent years. Experts from both sides of the Atlantic will share their perspectives, review current knowledge of this injury, and debate best practice, illustrated by real-life case discussions.

 

At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand modern theories of the soft tissue and bony injury patterns in Pilon fractures

  • Develop tools for treatment planning and surgical decision-making

  • Learn technical and practical tips in Pilon fracture surgery

 

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  1.0 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.


Revision Hallux Valgus Surgery

Thursday, February 10, 2022
20:00 - 21:00 GMT OR 8:00 - 9:00 pm CST

Moderators: Hiro Tanaka, MD; Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MS, MPH
Faculty: Fred Robinson, MD; Paul G. Talusan, MD

In this discussion, faculty will debate the complexities and challenges surrounding revision hallux valgus surgery. Why do some hallux valgus procedures fail? Which revision procedure should we choose in which situation? What do we tell our patients to expect after revision surgery? Our expert panel of speakers and moderators from both sides of the Atlantic, will debate these and other questions, illustrated with real-life case discussions.

 

At the conclusion of this webinar, you will be able to:

  • Understand the modes of failure in hallux valgus surgery

  • Develop tools for decision making and procedure selection in revision hallux valgus surgery

  • Appreciate the evidence base and outcomes in revision hallux valgus procedures

 


Registration

Registration for all AOFAS webinars is FREE for AOFAS members and all orthopaedic residents and fellows. All other nonmembers may participate for $59. Nonmember residents and fellows must fax program verification to 847-692-3315 prior to registering.


Note:
If you have previously registered for any AOFAS events or webinars, you already have an AOFAS online login. Please do not create a new account to register. Contact registration@aofas.org or call 847-698-4654 if you need assistance registering or accessing your account.
Webinar login details will be sent via email prior to live broadcast. CME credits will be provided upon completion and submission of online evaluation following full viewing.


Tech Support

AOFAS uses Zoom as the host for all Education webinars.

Before joining the webinar, be sure to check your system requirements to avoid any connection issues. To ensure your system has the correct capabilities, please visit the Zoom Help Center.