Membership


Traveling Fellowship Program

 

Congratulations to the 2019 award recipients! Applications for the 2020 program will open this fall.

The Traveling Fellowship Program offers a special opportunity for early-career AOFAS members to attend the AOFAS Annual Meeting and visit leading foot and ankle research and educational institutions. The program is open to AOFAS Active, Candidate, and International Members who are 45 years old or younger at the time of application.

At host sites, Traveling Fellows will observe operating rooms, learn new surgical techniques alongside accomplished surgeons, and present their own research and clinical experiences. The program aims to promote professional relationships, exchange ideas, and encourage new thinking on research and clinical care topics.

Questions? Contact the AOFAS Executive Office at membership@aofas.org or 800-235-4855 or +1-847-698-4654 (outside US).


Congratulations to the 2019 Traveling Fellows!

Selected by the Awards & Scholarships Committee, the six recipients of the 2019 Traveling Fellowship Awards were announced at AOFAS Specialty Day on March 16, 2019.

 

Mohamed Abd-Ella, MD

Mohamed M. Abd-Ella, MD
Egypt

Daniel S. Baumfeld, MD

Daniel S. Baumfeld, MD
Brazil

 

Jun Young Choi, MD

Jun Young Choi, MD
South Korea

 

Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD

Constantine A. Demetracopoulos, MD
United States

Daniel Guss, MD, MBA

Daniel Guss, MD, MBA
United States

 

Hui Zhang, MD, PhD

Hui Zhang, MD, PhD 
China

 

In addition to attending AOFAS Annual Meeting 2019, the Traveling Fellows will visit Loyola University Health System and University of Chicago Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Medical Center in Rochester, New York, and Twin Cities Orthopedics in Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Past Traveling Fellowship Award Recipients

2018

  • Jinsong Hong, MD, China

  • Kaan S. Irgit, MD, Turkey

  • Charles R.J. Jowett, MBBS, MRCS, United Kingdom

  • Dong-Oh Lee, MD, South Korea

  • Pradeep Moonot, MBBS, MS(Orth)

  • Satoshi Yamaguchi, MD, PhD, Japan

2017

  • Chayanin Angthong, MD, PhD, Thailand 

  • Amgad M. Haleem, MD, PhD, United States

  • Gillian E. Jackson, MBChB, United Kingdom

  • Kevin D. Martin, DO, United States 

  • Sjoerd Stufkens, MD, PhD, Netherlands 

2016

  • Young-uk Park, MD, PhD, South Korea 

  • Sudheer Reddy, MD, United States 

  • Chamnanni Rungprai, MD, Thailand 

  • Martin Wiewiorski, MD, Switzerland 

  • Yuan Zhu, MD, China

2015

  • Wesley Bevan, MBChB, FRACS, New Zealand 

  • Adam Groth, MD, US Military, Germany 

  • Umile Giuseppe Longo, MD, Italy

  • Sampat Dumbre Patil, MBBS, India 

  • Yunfeng Yang, MD, China

2014

  • Jinsu Kim, MD, South Korea

  • D. Joshua Mayich, MD, Canada 

  • Phinit Phisitkul, MD, United States 

  • Balvinder Rana, MS(Orth), India 

  • Weidong Song, MD, PhD, China 

  • Federico G. Usuelli, MD, Italy 

2013

  • Samuel B. Adams, MD, United States

  • Peter Bock, MD, Austria

  • Jose C. Cohen, MD, Brazil 

  • Kenneth J. Hunt, MD, United States 

  • Bom Soo Kim, MD, South Korea 

  • Kevin L. Kirk, DO, United States 

2012

  • Arno Frigg, MD, Switzerland

  • Hyong Nyun Kim, MD, PhD, South Korea

  • Tahir Ögüt, MD, Turkey

  • Christopher Jon Pearce, MBChB, FRCS(Tr&Orth), Singapore

  • Xu Wang, MD, China

2011

  • Umur Aydogan, MD, Turkey

  • Felipe Oliveira Delocco, MD, Brazil

  • Ravindra Kamath, MS(Orth), FRCS(Tr&Orth), United Kingdom 

  • Xin Ma, MD, China

  • Selim Mugrabi, MD, Turkey 

2010

  • Woo Jin Choi, MD, PhD, South Korea

  • Andrew J.L. Jowett, MBBS, FRCS(Tr&Orth), United Kingdom

  • Wesley J. Milazzo, MD, Brazil 

  • Panagiotis Symeonidis, MD, PhD, Greece 

  • Geoffrey M. Tymms, MBBS, Australia 

2009

  • Roberto Bevoni, MD, Italy 

  • Scott J. Ellis, MD, United States

  • Daniel C. Farber, MD, United States

  • Fabian Krause, MD, Switzerland

  • Zhongmin Shi, MD, China 

2008

  • Markus Knupp, MD, Switzerland 

  • Ian L.D. Le, MD, FRCSC, Canada

  • Nicholas Savva, FRCS(Tr&Orth), United Kingdom

  • Eloisa Patricia Parra Téllez, MD, Mexico

  • José Elías Vergara, MD, Panama

2007

  • Malhar H. Dave, MS(Ortho), India

  • Palanisamy Ramesh, MS, MCh, United Kingdom

  • Yousef R. Salameh, MD, Israel 

  • Jose A.V. Sanhudo, MD, Brazil 

  • Francesca Vannini, MD, Italy 

2006

  • Francisco Javier Garcia Bermudez, MD, Colombia 

  • James D.F. Calder, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), United Kingdom

  • Mark A. Glazebrook, MD, MSc, PhD, Canada 

  • Peter Stavrou, MD, FRACS, Australia 

  • Alicia Lasalle Vignolo, MD, Uruguay 

2005

  • Su-Young Bae, MD, PhD, South Korea

  • Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD, United States

  • Hong-Geun Jung, MD, PhD, South Korea

  • Rhys H. Thomas, MBBS, United Kingdom

  • Markus Walther, MD, PhD, Germany