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, brought to you by the ACFAS Research Committee.

Each 60-minute session is hosted and presented by research experts from fellowship programs with ACFAS status. The ACFAS Virtual Journal Club is open to all students and residents and will review noteworthy articles on pertinent topics of research.

Upcoming Virtual Journal Club Sessions

Triple Arthrodesis (Medial Double vs Traditional Triple Arthrodesis) 
Thursday, June 22 | 7:00 pm CT
Host: South Central Pennsylvania Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Fellowship 
Fellowship Director: Michael Younes, DPM, FACFAS 
Presenters: Neha Atyam, DPM, AACFAS and Zachery Weyandt, DPM, AACFAS
Moderator: Nicole Cates, DPM, AACFAS

The following articles will be presented:

Double versus triple arthrodesis for adult‑acquired flatfoot deformity due to stage III posterior tibial tendon insufficiency: a prospective comparative study of two cohorts

Double Versus Triple Arthrodesis Fusion Rates: A Systematic Review

Radiographic Analysis and Clinical Efficacy of Hindfoot Arthrodesis With Versus Without Cotton Osteotomy in Stage III Adult Acquired Flatfoot Deformity


Thursday, July 20 | 7:00 pm CT
Topic: Drop Foot
Host: Foot and Ankle Physicians of Ohio Fellowship 
Fellowship Director: Elizabeth Hewitt, DPM, FACFAS 
Presenter: Ryan De Leon, DPM, AACFAS
Moderator:  Deepali Darji, DPM, AACFAS


Thursday, September 21 | 7:00 pm CT
Topic: Podoplastic Gait Preservation in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Host: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Foot and Ankle Research Fellowship 
Fellowship Director: Jayson Atves, DPM, FACFAS   
Presenters: Jayson Atves, DPM, FACFAS and Tiffanie Liu, DPM
Moderator: Anthony J. Schwab, DPM


Archived Journal Club Sessions