Residents, Fellows & Medical Students


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, medical students, 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 Annual Meeting, explore the foot and ankle field, and network with experienced foot and ankle surgeons.

Resident Skills Courses

Open to residents in PGY-1 through PGY-4, surgical skills courses offer in-person, hands-on training in foot and ankle surgical procedures at no cost to residents.

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.

Medical Student Resources

Medical students interested in orthopaedic surgery can take advantage of AOFAS Bioskills Courses and other resources to gain experience in and explore foot and ankle orthopaedics.

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.