Education


Resident and Fellow Training

 

AOFAS is committed to providing education and guidance for the next generation of foot and ankle orthopaedic surgeons. Browse the resources below for orthopaedic residents, fellows, and training programs.

 

Resident Scholarship Program 

Open to PGY-1, PGY- 2 and PGY-3 orthopaedic residents in US and Canadian programs, AOFAS Resident Scholarships offer an incredible opportunity to attend AOFAS meetings, explore the foot and ankle field, and network with experienced foot and ankle surgeons.


Visiting Professor Program

The Visiting Professor Program brings leaders in foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery to residency programs with no or limited full-time foot and ankle faculty. Selected programs receive a full-day visit from a prominent AOFAS-member surgeon who participates in clinics, lectures, and/or grand rounds. In-person and virtual visits are available for 2022!


Resident Skills Course

Open to residents in PGY1 through PGY4, this surgical skills course offers hands-on training in foot and ankle surgical procedures. The inaugural course will be held August 13, 2022, at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Surgical Skills Lab in Columbus, Ohio.


Resident Educational Resources

Designed for residents, program directors, and educators, AOFAS lectures, podcasts, and recordings feature essential foot and ankle information developed and presented by experts in the field. Most resources are available on demand, at no cost to residents and AOFAS members.


Fellowship Match Program

The AOFAS-sponsored Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Fellowship Match is a transparent, unbiased process that matches applicants to foot and ankle fellowship programs on a competitive basis. AOFAS offers resources for applicants and programs to guide you through the Match process.