AAOS/AOFAS Surgical Strategies on Trending Foot and Ankle Topics

June 10 - 12, 2022, Rosemont, IL

Course #2203246

AAOS has made the difficult decision to cancel this course.

If you registered for this event, your cancellation will be automatically processed, and fees will be refunded. Please contact AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726 with further questions.

Thank you for your commitment to AAOS and our field, to your patients and to your communities. We hope to see you at AAOS CME courses in the future.


Elevate your surgical skills and expand your approaches in foot and ankle surgery

This dynamic surgical skills course brings you current knowledge on timely topics in congenital, acquired, and traumatic disorders across the forefoot, midfoot, hindfoot, and ankle. Learn from renowned foot and ankle surgeons through interactive lectures, dynamic panels and hands-on practice in the lab. All with a low faculty-to-participant ratio!

Explore how treatment methods have evolved, gain experience with new equipment, and master state-of-the-art techniques to improve patient outcomes. Return to practice equipped to formulate a strategic, evidence-based management plan of surgical and non-surgical solutions and successful salvage strategies.

View the course schedule for session details

Refine your surgical techniques with direct instruction from expert faculty, with over 10 hours in the lab practicing:

  • Bunion Deformity Correction: Lapidus/Triplane Correction/Midfoot Osteotomy for Metatarsus Adductus
  • Lesser Metatarsal Osteotomies: Distal Metatarsal, Midshaft, Metatarsal Head Rotational for Freiburg’s
  • 5th Metatarsal Base Fractures: Percutaneous Screw Tips, Open Plating and Grafting
  • Lisfranc (and Variant) Injuries: Lisfranc Screw, Plating for Lisfranc, Intercuneiform Diastasis
  • Collapsing Flatfoot Reconstruction: Malerba v. Dwyer Calcaneal Osteotomy, Lateral Column Lengthening, FDL Tendon Transfer
  • Cavovarus Reconstruction: Closing Wedge With and Without Lateral Slide, Dorsiflexion Arthrodesis 1st TMT v Dorsiflexion Osteotomy 1st MT, Closing Wedge Calcaneocuboid Joint Arthrodesis
  • Hindfoot Osteoarthritic Deformity: Medial Approach Triple Arthrodesis, Joint Prep, Flat Cut Subtalar Arthrodesis, Adding Calcaneal Osteotomy to Hindfoot Fusion, Using Calcaneocuboid Fusion to Your Advantage
  • Insertion Achilles Disorders, Complete Rupture Peroneal Tendons
  • Naviculocuneiform Joint Arthrodesis, Plantar Plating as an Option, Addition of Cuboid Osteotomy
  • Chrisman Snook and Other Tendon Weave Procedures for Lateral Ligament Deficiencies
  • Ankle Arthrodesis, Simple and Complex: Joint Preparation Tips, Anterior Approach and Plating, Posterior Approach Visualization, Subtalar Preparation/Plating

Can’t make it to Rosemont? Attend Virtually!
New: Foot and Ankle Virtual Mini Series

Grab a virtual front-row seat at the sessions happening in real-time at the course! This new single-day miniseries features digestible blocks of content streamed live from the course.

Catch hot topic lectures and surgical demonstrations on Friday evening, covering:

  • 5:10 - 6:20pm CT: Midfoot and Trauma lectures
  • 6:40 - 7:50pm CT: Hindfoot Lectures
  • 7:50 - 9:00pm CT: Ankle Lectures

This is a fantastic opportunity to access a convenient refresher on the latest updates in foot and ankle surgery, in a way that fits your busy schedule. Plus, you'll earn 3.5 CME credits.

If you can't make it live, a recording of all sessions will be available for 60 days. View the schedule for session details.

Course Director

Brian M. Weatherford, MD, FAAOS
Illinois Bone and Joint Institute
Glenview, IL

Course Faculty

Craig C. Akoh, MD
Donald R. Bohay, MD, FAAOS, FACS
John T. Campbell, MD, FAAOS
Christopher P. Chiodo, MD, FAAOS
W. Hodges Davis, MD, FAAOS
Cesar De Cesar Netto, MD, PhD

James F. Flynn, MD, FAAOS
James R. Lachman, MD, FAAOS
Simon Lee, MD, FAAOS
Elizabeth A. Martin, MD, MSc, FAAOS
Brandon A. Taylor, MD

Faculty Details

Registration Fees


AAOS Member, Candidate Member, Associate Member,
International Member, Emeritus Member

  • In-person: $2,299
  • Virtual Mini Series: $119
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Resident, Post-Residency in Fellowship, U.S. Military 

  • In-person: $1,699
  • Virtual Mini Series: $59
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

PA Member

  • In-person: $899
  • Virtual Mini Series: $59
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package


Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • In-person: $2,799
  • Virtual Mini Series: $179
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Nonmember PA

  • In-person: $1,099
  • Virtual Mini Series: $79
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Add the Course Recording for Only $199!

Supplement your notes, hear it all again for improved retention, and earn 8 additonal CME! This self-directed web-based program lets you engage at your convenience across your devices.

Select the "Course Plus OnDemand Access" option during registration. Product will be available 4 - 6 weeks following the course.

The Academy would like to thank the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society for the many contributions made by its members in the presentation of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.