ACFAS Virtual Journal Club

As part of ACFAS' live educational events designed to help teach the A to Zs of research, please join us monthly for the ACFAS Virtual Journal Club series. Each 60-minute session is hosted by Andrew Crisologo, DPM, AACFAS and/or Elizabeth Ansert, DPM, MBA, MA and presented by various ACFAS research experts. The ACFAS Virtual Journal Club is open to all students and residents and will review noteworthy articles on pertinent topics of research.

April 15 Meeting
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Host: Hinsdale Orthopaedic (IBJI) Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Joliet, IL

Topic: Fibular Nailing
Fellowship Director: Brian Burgess, DPM, FACFAS
Presenter: Curt Martini, DPM

Articles for Review:

White et. al., A prospective randomised controlled trial of the fibular nail versus standard open reduction and internal fixation for fixation of ankle fractures in elderly patients; Bone Joint Journal: Sep 2016;98-B(9):1248-52.

Backer et. al., Fibular Nail Fixation: Topical Review Foot Ankle International: Nov 2019; 40(11):1331-1337

Rajeev et. al., Functional Outcomes after Fibula Locking Nail for Fragility Fractures of the Ankle Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery: Sep-Oct 2011;50(5):547-50 

Schedule for 2021

  • May 2021
    Silicon Valley Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship – Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Mountain View, CA; Dr. Meagan Jennings, Fellowship Director

  • June 2021
    Kentucky Indiana Foot &Ankle Specialists Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery Fellowship KYINFAS,  Louisville, KY; Dr. Paul Klutts, Fellowship Director 

  • July 2021
    MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Foot and Ankle Research Fellowship,  Washington DC; Dr. John Steinberg, Fellowship Director 

  • August 2021
    North Jersey Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Northwest Illinois Foot & Ankle Fellowship,  Lyndhurst, NJ; Dr. Mike Subik, Fellowship Director & Sycamore, IL; Dr. Douglas Pacaccio, Fellowship Director 

  • September 2021
    Foot & Ankle Institute Fellowship, Indianapolis, IN; Dr. Sandra Raynor, Fellowship Director 

  • October 2021
    South Central Pennsylvania Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship, Lancaster, PA; Dr. Michael Younes, Fellowship Director 

    Visit Archived Journal Club Sessions to access recordings of previous Journal Club sessions.

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