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 Annual Meeting Program

Schedule and speakers subject to change. 

8:00 - 8:36 am
Symposium #5 | Hard Problems Need Hard Solutions: Revision Cases
Moderator: Caio A. Nery, MD

  Valgus Ankle OA with Deltoid Insufficiency | Steven L. Haddad, MD
  Salvage of Chronic Achilles: How We Do It in Texas | William G. McGarvey, MD
  Salvage After Failed Hindfoot | Jeremy J. McCormick, MD
  Severe Deformity: Can We Do TAA? Should We? | Timothy R. Daniels, MD, FRCSC

​8:36 - 9:06​ am
Paper Session #5 | Pain, Pain, Pain... Crisis in America
Moderators: Phinit Phistikul, MD, and Ming Lu, MD

9:06 - 9:41 am
Symposium #6 | New Novel Imaging Modalties in 2018: Cutting Edge
Moderator: MaCalus V. Hogan, MD

  Novel Ultrasound for the Ligament/Tendon | L. Daniel Latt, MD, PhD
  Tendonoscopy for Peroneal Tendons | V. James Sammarco, MD
  Cone Beam CT with Weight Bearing: Do We Need This New Technology? | Martinus Richter, MD, PhD
  SPECHT Imaging for Painful TAA: What Is Its Role? | Kevin J. Wing, MD, FRCSC

9:41 - 10:27 am
Break in the Exhibit Hall

10:27 - 11:12 am
Kenneth A. Johnson Symposium on Controversies in Foot and Ankle Surgery | Controversy of Local Bone Setter to Western Technology in China and India
Moderator: TBD

  Medical Bone Setter versus Western Technology | Baoguo Jiang, MD, Kenneth A. Johnson International Speaker
  Indian Perspectve: Local Bone Setter to Now | Rajiv S. Shah, MS(Orth)

11:12 - 11:42 am
Research Guest Speaker | Joseph A. Buckwalter IV, MD, MS

11:42 am - 12:46 pm
Presidential Remarks and Awards Presentation

  Introduction of Incoming President | Thomas H. Lee, MD
  Incoming President Remarks | J. Chris Coetzee, MD
  Presentation of the 2018 Roger A. Mann Award, 2018 J. Leonard Goldner Award,   and 2018 IFFAS Award for Excellence
  Foundation Update | Bryan D. Den Hartog, MD
  Presentation of the 2018 Traveling Fellows and Resident Scholars
  Recognition of Foundation Pillars

12:46 - 1:00 pm
AOFAS Business Meeting
(Voting limited to Active Members)

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2:40 - 4:00 pm
Research Forum | Developing a Successful Path as a Clinician-Scientist
(Runs concurrent to education program)

Moderator: Alastair S.E. Younger, ​MBChB, ChM, FRCSC​

  The Clinician-Researcher: Thriving in a Challenging Environment | Joseph A. Buckwalter IV, MD,   MS
  Introduction | Harold B. Kitaoka, MD
  Research and the Busy Clinician: Getting Started | Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD
  Maintaining a Successful, Continuously-funded Research Program | Brian Snyder, MD, PhD
  Developing Research Skills and Support Systems Through Mentorship | David B.Thordarson, MD
  Panel Discussion with AOFAS Past President Mentors | Andrea Cracchiolo III, MD, and Roger A. Mann, MD
  Research in a Non-academic Practice: It Can Be Done | Richard D. Ferkel, MD
2:40 - 3:10 pm
Symposium #7 | Perioperative Care: How a Good Operation Can Go Bad
Moderator: TBD

  Goes Running for the Shelter of a Mother’s Little Helper: Opioid Crisis | Laura K. Dawson, DO
  I Was Addicted to the Hokey Pokey but I Turned Myself Around: Prescribing Drugs for Surgery | A. Holly Johnson, MD
  How to Get Burned by Smoking | Rebecca A. Cerrato, MD
  D Minus: Bad Grade for the Bone and the Surgeon | Sarah A. Anderson, MD
  Speed “Factor” Rounds: Impact and Implications | Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MS, MPH
3:10 - 3:45 pm
Symposium #8 | Forefoot: The "Devil" Lies in the Details
Moderator: William M. Granberry, MD

  Hallux Valgus: Thinking 3D | Pablo Wagner, MD
  Clinical Correlation of Hallux Rigidus to System: How Do We Really Do? | Jeremy J. McCormick, MD
  Plantar Plate Repair: Steps to Re-establish Balance of Lesser Toes | Caio A. Nery, MD
  Plantar Plate and First MTP | Christopher P. Chiodo, MD
3:45 - 4:15 pm
Break in the Exhibit Hall
4:15 - 4:40 pm
Symposium #9 | Perspective from India: Solving Hard Problems
Moderator: Palanisamy Ramesh, MS, FRCS, MCh

  Long Term Calcaneal Malunion | Rajiv S. Shah, MD
  Neglected Trauma Reconstruction | Rajesh Simon, MBBS, MS
  Salvage Old CMT | Jitendra Mangwani, MS(Orth), MBBS, FRCS(Tr&Orth)
6:30 - 10:00 pm
Annual Gala Event (separate ticket required)
Boston's Museum of Science

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