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Spring Meeting, Town Hall & Installation Reception
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When: Saturday, May 4th
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: Boston Marriott Newton Hotel
2345 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, Massachusetts  02466
United States
Contact: Pam McKenna, CAE

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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 Exhibitor Setup
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast, Visit Exhibits
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Town Hall
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Visit Exhibits
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
-Jones fractures

Lecture 3 - John Martucci (Beth Israel Deaconess)

“Plantar Fasciitis”
 -Conservative – PT, orthotic, steroid injections, biologics (PRP, BMA, Placental Stem Cell)
-Surgical – Tenex, Topaz, Fasciotomy

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM Networking Lunch
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Lecture 4 - Garrett Melick (Cambridge Health Alliance) “Limping Child”
-Osteochondrosis, Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis, fractures, Freibergs
Lecture 5 - Amish Dudeja (Beth Israel) “Osteochondral Lesions”
-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  Break
 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) “Peroneal Tendons”
- Tendinopathy, tear, subluxation syndrome
Surgical techniques – tubularization, tendon transfer, allograft, open, tendoscopy
-Hindfoot varus
Lecture 8 - Daniel Reubens (BMC)  "Lesser MTPJ instability - 1stMTPJ Turf Toe"
Lecture 9 - Ethan Knowlton (St. Vincent Hospital)
"Female Athletic Triad"
 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Installation Ceremony
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Reception


Attendee Early-Bird Pricing

DPM Members: $99

Associate Members: $69

Resident Members: Free

Nonmembers: $250

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.

Exhibitor pricing:

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.

Cancellation Policy

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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Consent to Use of Photographic Images:  Registration and attendance at, or participation in, MFAS meetings constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and  audiotapes of such event.