2015 Seminars

Australia/New Zealand Bucket-List Cruise
January 27-February 8, 2015

Lake Tahoe Ski Seminar
March 5-7, 2015

11th Annual Seattle Summer Seminar
June 25-27, 2015

Alaska Summer Seminar at Sea
July 3-10, 2015

21st Annual Las Vegas Seminar
September 24-26, 2015

34th Annual Hawaii/Big Island Seminar
October 17-24, 2015

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**Register for two seminars in 2015 and receive $100 off the second seminar's tuition.
PLEASE CONTACT IFAF BEFORE REGISTERING FOR THE SECOND SEMINAR TO RECEIVE YOUR DISCOUNT. Does NOT apply to Residents, Retired/APMA Life Members or Military.

Australia/New Zealand Bucket-List Cruise

Celebrity Cruises, Solstice Ship
January 27- February 8, 2015
Up to 30 CECH

Check one off your Bucket List and join IFAF for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure down under. We will board the Celebrity Solstice Ship in Sydney on January 27; sailing for a 12-night cruise through the South Pacific with stops in Tasmania, Dunedin, Akaroa, Wellington, Tauranga, and Bay of Islands, NZ, ending in Auckland on February 8, 2015.

Scientific Objectives of this program:

  1. To improve diagnostic skills in skin diseases.
  2. To better understand medical conditions affecting the lower extremity.
  3. To review up-to-date alternatives for surgical treatment of forefoot conditions.
  4. To learn differential diagnoses of medical conditions of the foot and ankle.

Meetings Scheduled:
Not to conflict with Port Calls

We are now taking reservations! A block of cabins have been reserved and this spectacular cruise adventure is filling up fast! Optional pre and post-cruise packages are also available. Book by September 20, 2014 to ensure the best possible rate.

Tuition fees Before 12/30/14 After 12/29/14
DPM, MD, DO $525 $575
IFAF Medical Advisor $475 $525
Past Seattle Residents $425 $475
Active Military Members $325 $375
Assistant/Spouse $175 $225
Residents** $150 $200

**Include a letter from program director confirming proof of status.

For discounted IFAF group travel/hotel rates, click here For Sponsor/Exhibitor Application, Click Here
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"This was an excellent program and my family really liked this venue."
– Don S., IL
"As usual you guys did a great job and I picked up many pearls."
– Tim G., WA

Lake Tahoe Ski Seminar

South Lake Tahoe, California
The Lake Tahoe Resort,
March 5-7, 2015
Up to 18 CECH

Hit the Slopes with IFAF! Join us at the Lake Tahoe Resort (formerly Embassy Suites), the perfect location; just 45 minutes from Reno International Airport and steps away from the Heavenly Valley Gondola and Nevada Casinos.

Scientific Objectives of this program:

  1. To review diagnostic techniques and reconstructive surgical approaches employed in lower extremity surgery.
  2. To review the classical surgical approaches to forefoot deformities.
  3. To increase understanding of pigmented lesions and proper pathological diagnosis.
  4. To better understand and manage such conditions as lower extremity trauma, dislocations and injuries.

Meetings scheduled to provide plenty of time for outdoor fun:

Don't delay booking your travel! Hotel booking is not guaranteed after January 29, 2015.

Tuition fees Before 2/12/15 After 2/11/15
DPM, MD, DO $420 $470
Current IFAF Medical Advisors $370 $420
Past Seattle Residents $320 $370
Active Military Members $220 $270
Assistant/Spouse $175 $225
Residents** $100 $150

**Include a letter from program director confirming proof of status.

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"I appreciate the complex conditions addressed & the various lecturers… insightful, entertaining and thought-provoking; enjoyed the new location & vendors."
– Kristin B., WA

11th Annual Seattle Summer Seminar

Swedish Medical Center-Cherry Hill Campus
500 - 17th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
June 25-27, 2015
Up to 20 CECH

It doesn’t always rain in Seattle! Join us for some summer fun and one of the best scientific programs on the west coast. Now in its 11th year, we will feature IFAF’s finest faculty and guest lecturers PLUS our popular practical-skills workshops!

Scientific Objectives of this program:

  1. To review the latest information on forefoot reconstruction
  2. To better understand lower extremity musculoskeletal conditions
  3. To be able to describe and treat common skin problems
  4. To understand the most common complications of foot surgery

Please arrange Travel/Hotel On Your Own
Go to www.seattlesupersaver.com for hotel options.

Tuition fees Before 6/4/15 After 6/3/15
DPM, MD, DO $450 $500
Current IFAF Medical Advisors $400 $450
ACFAS Div. 2 Members* $350 $400
Past WA State Surgical Residents $350 $400
Military/Retired/APMA Life Member $250 $300
Current Surgical Residents/Students** $50 $150

*ACFAS Div. 2: WA, OR, ID, MT, WY, AK, BC
**Include a letter from program director confirming proof of status

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"Excellent conference. Great location. I really liked the relaxed atmosphere. I will definitely be back."
– Jennifer L., TX

Summer Seminar at Sea

Alaska Cruise Seminar
July 3-10, 2015
RCCL, Jewel of the Seas
Up to 20 CECH

The IFAF tradition continues… The 11th Alaska Seminar at Sea is to be held on board the spectacular RCCL, Jewel of the Seas ship. Few places are as breathtaking in their inherent and rugged beauty as Alaska!

  • Ship sails to and from Seattle,
  • Cruise the inside passage and the Tracy Arm Fjord
  • Port Calls in Juneau, Skagway, and Victoria, BC.

Scientific Objectives of this program:

  1. To review current medical and surgical treatment of primary and secondary lower extremity infections.
  2. To provide practicing podiatric physicians with a broad range of program topics offered in an intensive learning setting.
  3. To present leading lecturers from academic and clinical centers to practicing podiatric physicians.
  4. To be knowledgeable in most of the procedures utilized to address most common foot problems.

Meetings scheduled not to conflict with port calls.

Don’t delay booking your travel! A block of cabins have been reserved and this unforgettable cruise adventure will fill up fast! Book before March 1, 2015 to ensure the best possible rate.

Tuition fees Before 6/13/15 After 6/12/15
DPM, MD, DO $510 $560
International Region 7/APMA Members (WA, OR, ID, WY, AK, BC, AB) $380 $430
Special Combo Seattle/AK Cruise $660 $710
Current IFAF Medical Advisors $460 $510
Past Seattle Residents $410 $460
Active Military Members $310 $360
Assistant/Spouse $175 $225
Residents** $150 $200

**Include a letter from program director confirming proof of status.

For discounted IFAF group travel/hotel rates, click here For Sponsor/Exhibitor Application, Click Here

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"This was the best seminar I have been to in 40 years! There was something for everyone and a variety of speakers, topics and workshops!"
– Chris V., IL

21st Annual Las Vegas Seminar

The WYNN LV
September 24-26, 2015
Up to 25 CECH

The 21st Annual Las Vegas Seminar is being held again at our favorite hotel on the Strip, The WYNN Las Vegas Resort and Casino!

Don’t wait to book …Our group rates at this hotel cannot be beat and this meeting always sells out! Hotel reservations after August 20 are on a space-available basis and may be at a higher rate.

Scientific Objectives of this program:

  1. To present leading lecturers from academic and clinical centers to practicing podiatric physicians.
  2. To improve the practitioner’s understanding of pediatric and adult lower extremity skin conditions.
  3. To be able to effectively evaluate patients with the most commonly encountered injuries to the foot and ankle.
  4. To review the classical surgical approaches to forefoot deformities.
Tuition fees Before 8/24/15 After 8/23/15
DPM, MD, DO $510 $560
Nevada DPM $410 $460
ACFAS Div 4 Member* $410 $460
Past WA State Surgical Resident $410 $460
Active Military Member $310 $360
Retired/APMA Life Member $310 $360
Assistant/Spouse $175 $225
Current Resident** $150 $200

* ACFAS DIV 4: UT, NV, CO, AZ, NM
**Include a letter from program director confirming proof of status

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For Sponsor/Exhibitor Application, Click Here

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"I am very grateful for the opportunity I was given to attend this conference. Great lectures! I feel motivated to go back home and read more, try new things, do more research... Hawaii is a beautiful place! I look forward to future IFAF conferences!"
– Andreea A., UK

34th Annual Hawaii/Big Island Seminar

Hilton Waikoloa Village
October 17-24, 2015
Up to 30 CECH

Join IFAF on the Big Island of Hawaii! There’s everything to see there, from fertile rain forests, to lava rock deserts! Stay with us on the Kohala Coast at the famed Hilton Waikoloa Village, a destination in itself!

Scientific Objectives of this program:

  1. To be knowledgeable in most of the procedures utilized to address most common foot problems.
  2. To establish understanding of developing concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of foot and ankle conditions.
  3. To review current trends and treatment protocols for nerve, vascular and musculoskeletal conditions affecting the lower extremities.
  4. To be able to describe and demonstrate ways to perfect and refine surgical techniques in foot surgery.

Don't delay booking your travel! Our group rates are incredible for this 4-star property. Hotel availability and/or discounted rates are not guaranteed after September 15, 2015.

Tuition fees Before 9/17/15 After 9/16/15
DPM, MD, DO $525 $575
IFAF Current Medical Advisor $475 $525
Past WA State Surgical Resident $425 $475
Active Military Member $325 $375
Assistant/Spouse $175 $225
Current Surgical Resident/Student** $150 $200

**Include a letter from program director confirming proof of status

For discounted IFAF group travel/hotel rates, click here
For Sponsor/Exhibitor Application, Click Here

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