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

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

Articles to be presented:

Transmetatarsal Amputation Results in Higher Frequency of Revision Surgery and Higher Ambulation Rates Than Below-Knee Amputation

Preserving Functional Capacity as Opposed to Tissue Preservation in the Diabetic Patient A Single Institution Experience

Salvage of the Neuropathic Foot by Using Bone Resection and Tendon Balancing: A Retrospective Review of 10 Patients


Thursday, October 19 | 7:00 pm CT
Topic: Lapidus Arthrodesis with/without Intermetatarsal Screw Fixation & Revision Lapidus Arthrodesis
Host: Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgical Fellowship – NOMS Ankle & Foot Care Centers 
Fellowship Director: Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS   
Presenters: Remi Minh Khang Le, DPM, AACFAS and Hannah Abigail, DPM
Moderator: TBD


Thursday, November 16 | 7:00 pm CT
Topic: TBD
Host: San Antonio Sports Medicine Associates Foot & Ankle Surgical Fellowship
Fellowship Director: Marque A. Allen, DPM, FACFAS   
Presenters: Ian B. VanderGulik, DPM
Moderator: TBD


Archived Journal Club Sessions