Virtual Journal Club

Learn the A to Zs of research.

Brought to you by the ACFAS Research Committee, the ACFAS Virtual Journal Club is open to all ACFAS members and will review noteworthy articles on pertinent topics of research. Each 60-minute session is hosted and presented by research experts from fellowship programs with ACFAS status.


Thursday, May 16 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: Foot and Ankle Physicians of Ohio Reconstructive Surgical Fellowship
Topic:  Open vs MIS Ankle Procedures
Fellowship Director: Elizabeth Hewitt, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  Melissa Foster, DPM, AACFAS 
Moderators: Rachel H. Albright, DPM, MPH, FACFAS and Elizabeth A. Ansert, DPM, MBA, MA, AACFAS 
The following articles will be presented: 

Effectiveness of Arthroscopically Assisted Surgery for Ankle Arthrodesis

Open Versus Endoscopic Osteotomy of Posterosuperior Calcaneal Tuberosity for Haglund Syndrome

Thursday, June 20 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: Pediatric Foot & Ankle Fellowship
Topic:  TBD
Fellowship Director: Mark E. Solomon, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  TBD
Moderator: Samantha A. Miner, DPM, AACFAS 
The following articles will be presented:  TBD


Thursday, July 18 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: Phoenix Foot and Ankle Institute Fellowship
Topic:  TBD
Fellowship Director: Jeffrey McAlister, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  TBD
Moderators: Jessica Knight, DPM, FACFAS and Trevor S. Page, DPM 
The following articles will be presented:  TBD


Thursday, August 15 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: Nebraska Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
Topic:  Lateral Ankle Stabilization
Fellowship Director: David Waters, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  TBD
Moderator: Christy M. King, DPM, FACFAS 
The following articles will be presented:  TBD


Thursday, September 19 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: Orthopedic Center of Florida (OCF) Foot and Ankle Fellowship
Topic:  TBD
Fellowship Director: Andrew Belis, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  TBD
Moderators: Trevor S. Page, DPM and Rachel H. Albright, DPM, MPH, FACFAS 
The following articles will be presented:  TBD


Thursday, October 17 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Foot and Ankle Research Fellowship
Topic:  The functional implications and considerations of limb salvage surgery
Fellowship Director: Jayson Atves, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  TBD
Moderators: Elizabeth A. Ansert, DPM, MBA, MA, AACFAS and Daniel D. Lowe, DPM 
The following articles will be presented:  TBD


Thursday, November 21 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: The Foot & Ankle Salvage, Trauma, and Reconstruction (FASTR) Fellowship of Atlanta
Topic:  TBD
Fellowship Director: Allen Raphael, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  TBD
Moderator: Daniel D. Lowe, DPM 
The following articles will be presented:  TBD


Thursday, December 19 | 7:00 pm CT | Register
Host: Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgical Fellowship – NOMS Ankle & Foot Care Centers
Topic:  TBD
Fellowship Director: Lawrence A. DiDomenico, DPM, FACFAS
Presenters:  TBD
Moderator: Samantha A. Miner, DPM, AACFAS 
The following articles will be presented:  TBD


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The ACFAS Virtual Journal Club is generously supported by PICA.