Education


Webinars

 

2020 Classic Webinar Series 
AOFAS webinars are free to AOFAS members and orthopaedic residents and fellows! All other nonmembers may participate for $59.

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Upcoming AOFAS Webinars

 

Physician Wellness Series: Peer Support

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Jothi Murali-Larson, MD
Faculty: Kiran Gupta, MD; Ray Shaheen, MD; Casey J. Humbyrd, MD


This webinar will discuss using and implementing peer support programs, how peer support works, ethical dilemmas and adverse events, and the case for peer support.

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The Physician Wellness Webinar Series is presented in collaboration with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society and supported by Wright Medical Group N.V.

 

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. The 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 education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

 


Deformity: Cases, Training, and Patient Management

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
8:00 - 9:30 pm CT

Moderator: Paul T. Fortin, MD
Faculty: Douglas N. Beaman, MD; Justin D. Orr, MD


This webinar will provide practical instruction on the basics of multiplanar external fixation for various lower extremity problems. Participants will learn how to efficiently incorporate a seemingly complicated technology into any practice.


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

  • Identify the various clinical uses of external fixation

  • Understand the basic instrumentation needed in the OR and office

  • Understand basic surgical techniques for osteotomy and external fixator placement

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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. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 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 education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

 


Adding Arthroscopy to Your Foot and Ankle Practice

Wednesday, December 2, 2020
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Phinit Phisitkul, MD
Faculty: Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD; Eric I. Ferkel, MD; Jordi Vega, MD; Kevin D. Martin, DO; Kyle R. Duchman, MD


This webinar will energize foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons to incorporate arthroscopy in their practices. It will introduce the use of arthroscopy, endoscopy, and tendoscopy to cover new ground for various foot and ankle conditions. Our renowned faculty will cover indications, techniques, pitfalls, and tips and tricks.


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

  • Identify new techniques and treatments using an arthroscope in the foot and ankle

  • Understand small joint arthroscopy use and techniques

  • Understand the extension of arthroscopy for more advanced ankle and subtalar conditions

  • Understand the use of tendoscopy and endoscopy in foot and ankle practice

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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. The 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 education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

 


Physician Wellness Series: Physician Suicide

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Marlene DeMaio, MD, FAAOS
Faculty: Edward McDevitt, MD, FAAOS; Loice Swisher, MD, FAAEM


This webinar will present information on suicide demographics, identification of physicians at risk and signs of suicidal intent, and strategies for understanding and addressing this problem. Faculty will discuss personal and collective journeys dealing with suicide for increased awareness, empathy, and support to prevent suicide.


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

  • Identify the signs of suicide and the factors that may lead to it

  • Understand the possible causes for the increase in the numbers of physician suicides

  • Have a plan for yourself and others expressing suicidal ideation

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The Physician Wellness Webinar Series is presented in collaboration with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society and supported by Wright Medical Group N.V.

 

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. The 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 education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

 


Physician Wellness Series: Second Victim Syndrome

Wednesday, December 16, 2020
8:00 - 9:00 pm CT

Moderator: Julie Balch Samora, MD, PhD
Faculty: MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA; Mary K. Mulcahey, MD


Second victims are healthcare providers who are involved in an unanticipated adverse patient event, medical error, and/or a patient-related injury and become victimized in the sense that the provider is traumatized by the event. Involvement in medical/surgical errors can have a lasting impact on healthcare providers, including lack of concentration, burnout, depression, poor memory, decreased clinical confidence, and impaired work performance. This webinar will discuss second victim syndrome and how to cope with difficult complications and unhappy patients.


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

  • Define Second Victim Syndrome

  • Develop coping mechanisms to address negative patient outcomes and unhappy patients/families

  • Understand the importance of wellness for safe and high-quality care

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The Physician Wellness Webinar Series is presented in collaboration with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society and supported by Wright Medical Group N.V.

 

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. The 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 education policies, visit the Program Overview page.

 

Did you miss a webinar? View archived webinars dating back to 2013 on the AOFAS Physician Resource Center.

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.


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