Please Join Us!
Massachusetts Foot and Ankle Society will be holding a spring educational meeting, town hall and installation of our new board on Saturday, May 4th at the Boston Newton Marriott Hotel in Newton, MA. The program will have a sports medicine theme and feature presentations from our Residency Programs.
This meeting offers 4 credits.
Register by April 20th to take advantage of early bird discounted registration pricing
Sponsorship options are also available.
| 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
|8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
||Registration, Continental Breakfast, Visit Exhibits
|9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
|11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
|11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
||Lecture 1 - Sara Shirazi (St Elizabeths Medical Center)
||“Acute and Chronic Tendon Injuries”
-Controversy of acute non-insertional – conservative vs surgical
-Surgical – acute vs neglected, acute – open vs mini open/percutaneous, neglected – recession end to end, VY, turndown, allograft
-Insertional – conservative review, surgical detachment/reattachment techniques
|Lecture 2 - Gina Nalbandian ( St Elizabeths Medical Center)
-1st metatarsal, central metatarsal, 5th metatarsal
|Lecture 3 - John Martucci (Beth Israel Deaconess)
-Conservative – PT, orthotic, steroid injections, biologics (PRP, BMA, Placental Stem Cell)
-Surgical – Tenex, Topaz, Fasciotomy
|12:30 PM - 1:15 PM
|1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
||Lecture 4 - Garrett Melick (Cambridge Health Alliance)
-Osteochondrosis, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, fractures, Freibergs
|Lecture 5 - Amish Dudeja (Beth Israel)
-Talar OCD injuries- Microfracture, OATS, allograft cartilage
|Lecture 6 - Jordan Crafton (Mt. Auburn)
||“Lateral Ankle Instability”
-Conservative vs. Surgical
-Brostrom gould, arthroscopy, hindfoot varus
|2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
| 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
||Exhibitor Breakdown (exhibitors may also breakdown after lunch)
|2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
||Lecture 7 - Samantha Miner (Mt. Auburn)
- Tendinopathy, tear, subluxation syndrome
Surgical techniques – tubularization, tendon transfer, allograft, open, tendoscopy
|Lecture 8 - Dave Negron (BMC)
|| "Lesser MTPJ instability - 1stMTPJ Turf Toe"
|Lecture 9 - Ethan Knowlton (St. Vincent Hospital)
|"Female Athletic Triad"
| 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
|4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Attendee Early-Bird Pricing
DPM Members: $99
Associate Members: $69
Resident Members: Free
Exhibitors & Sponsors
Exhibitors are invited to showcase their products and services at the 2019 Spring Meeting! Click the register button above and select an individual exhibit, or become an annual sponsor. E-mail MFAS's Executive Director, Pam McKenna, CAE for more information.
Price: $750.00 2019 Spring Meeting - Exhibitor Registration
Price: $1,250.00 Bronze Sponsor (Year Long)
Price: $3,000.00 Silver Sponsor (Year Long)
Price: $4,500.00 Gold Sponsor (Year Long)
Price: $10,000.00 Platinum Sponsor (Year Long)
Details on the sponsorship options are available when you go through the registration process.
An invitation letter may be found here.
A copy of our W-9 may be found here.
Refund/cancellation requests received in writing prior to April 20th will be refunded in full less a $50 processing fee. Sorry, no refunds after April 20th.
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