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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Foot and Ankle Resident Review

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
8:00 - 9:30 pm CT

Moderator: Amgad Haleem Amin, MD, PhD
Faculty: Mostafa Abousayed, MBChB, MSc; Sara H. Galli, MD; Justin Tsai, MD


Free for orthopaedic residents, this annual webinar features a comprehensive overview of key foot and ankle concepts to help orthopaedic residents prepare for exams. Topics include Hallux Valgus and Hallux Rigidus, Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction and Foot Muscle Forces/Deformities, and Achilles Tendon and Lisfranc Injuries. The webinar includes questions from the Orthopaedic In-Training Examination (copyright by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, used with permission).

For the first time, this webinar also will present a brief session on pursuing a career in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery, highlighting the full scope of a foot and ankle practice, fellowship training positions available through the national match process, as well as job opportunities.


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

  • Know the high-yield foot and ankle topics for the OITE exam

  • Understand the basic OITE testable concepts on foot and ankle topics

  • Proficiently answer complex foot and ankle OITE questions

  • Have a global understanding of the scope of an orthopaedic foot and ankle practice

  • Establish a comprehensive perspective of the foot and ankle national match process and positions available

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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.

Practice Management: Choosing the Right Practice, Understanding Employment Contracts, and Cost Containment in an ASC

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
8:00 - 9:30 pm CT

Moderator: John A. DiPreta, MD
Faculty: David I. Pedowitz, MD; Jorge I. Acevedo, MD; Douglas Free, Esq.


This webinar will provide information for physicians seeking employment for the first time or considering changing employment. Faculty will discuss employment contracts and how to avoid possible pitfalls. For physicians who own an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) or are considering building one, there will be a discussion on cost containment.


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

  • Understand the factors to consider when choosing employment or changing employment

  • Understand the variables in employment contracts and how to avoid pitfalls

  • Understand the steps and process of cost containment in physician-owned ASCs

     

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

     

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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