Medical Student Resources


AOFAS offers a variety of educational programs and resources to help you expand your medical training, gain valuable experience, and learn about orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery.


Medical Student Program at AOFAS Annual Meeting

AOFAS is offering a special program for medical students at the AOFAS Annual Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky! Join us on Thursday, September 21, to participate in a hands-on bioskills lab and explore the foot and ankle orthopaedic specialty. This program is free for medical students!

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9:30 – 10:00 am

10:00 – 10:30 am
Introduction and Overview of Foot and Ankle Orthopaedic Surgery Careers

10:45 am – 12:15 pm
Hands-On Bioskills Lab

12:30 – 2:00 pm
Lunch (provided) and Visit to the Exhibit Hall/Research Posters

Following the Medical Student Program, attendees may join the afternoon portion of the Annual Meeting Scientific Program.

Support for this program is provided by Stryker.


AOFAS/Nth Dimensions Bioskills Workshops

In collaboration with Nth Dimensions, AOFAS holds half-day skills workshops to introduce under-represented minorities (URM) in medical school to orthopaedic surgery, specifically foot and ankle surgery.

Upcoming Events

  • August 26: University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) - Register Now!

  • October 28: Morehouse University (Atlanta, GA)

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See our Instagram page for highlights from past workshops!

Support for this program is provided by Stryker.


Join AOFAS as a Student Affiliate!

Medical students and allied health students with an interest in orthopaedic surgery or research may join AOFAS as Student Affiliates. Get involved with AOFAS and access valuable foot and ankle education with no annual dues. Students must be enrolled in an accredited medical school to become an MD or DO or enrolled in an accredited allied health program.

Student Affiliates get free access to the AOFAS OnDemand Education Center (ONE) and AOFAS webinars for up to four (4) years, ending at the completion of medical school.

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Please note that Student Affiliates are not AOFAS members, do not receive Foot & Ankle International, and are not eligible to vote or serve on committees.