American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis
. . . dedicated to the training of podiatric residents
in the techniques and skills of skeletal fixation
trauma and reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle


The dates for the Fall course are set for August 20-22, 2015.
Registration will open on Monday, August 15, 2014

See 2015 course information below

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Click here to view a slideshow of the April 2014 course


The American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis is a new educational organization for internal fixation. We are please to announce that we have formed an educational relationship with Smith and Nephew that will enable us to pursue our mission of teaching our profession in the field of internal fixation. We will be offering four courses in 2014, both comprehensive and advanced courses running concurrently on two different dates at the state-of-the-art facility of Smith and Nephew:

Orthopaedic Innovation Centre
7135 Goodlett Farms Parkway
Cordova, TN 38016

We had a great first run for our inaugural meeting in April. Now that we have gone through the schedule at the new facility we have been able to streamline the lectures and lab time. This has allowed us to shorten the course from four days to three. The courses will now run from Thursday through Saturday. We are working now to get an updated schedule for both the Comprehensive and Advanced courses posted on our website.

Click here to view the tentative agenda for the Comprehensive Course.

Click here to view the tentative agenda for the Advanced Course.

DATES FOR THE 2015 COURSES:
March 5 - 7 -- Comprehensive and Advanced courses are full. Email info@aafao.org to be placed on the waiting list in case there is a cancellation.
Fall Course: August 20 - 22, 2015
Registration opens August 15, 2014


Please note that before registering for the advanced course, you first must have attended
an AO Basic Course or an AAFAO Comprehensive Course.


Residents need to fax us a letter from your residency director stating that you are in good standing, the year of your residency program and that you have permission to attend the course.

Continuing Education Contact Hours
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards, requirements, and guidelines for approval of sponsors of continuing education in podiatric medicine through an affiliation of The Podiatry Institute and the American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis. The Podiatry Institute is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. The Podiatry Institute has approved this activity for a maximum of 27 continuing education contact hours.




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Decatur, GA 30033
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