Research & Policy

AOFAS advances foot and ankle orthopaedic care by funding and promoting cutting-edge research and advocating for our members and patients. Through the Research Grants Program, the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Outcomes Research Network (OFAR), our premier scientific journals, and other research collaborations, AOFAS plays a vital role in discovering new treatments and improving patient outcomes. AOFAS also supports the interests of the profession and promotes quality care through our position statements and health policy activities.