2017 Seminars

23rd Annual Las Vegas Seminar
September 28-30, 2017

36th Annual Hawaii/Maui Seminar
October 14-21, 2017

2018 Seminars

2018 Puerto Rico/Caribbean Cruise
Jan 13-21, 2018

31st Annual Lake Tahoe Seminar
Feb 1-3, 2018

2nd Annual SLESS
March 2-3, 2018

2018 Sonoma Wine Seminar and Tour
May 17-20, 2018

40th Seattle Summer Seminar
June 28-30, 2018

2018 Reykjavik, Iceland
July 28-August 4, 2018

24th Las Vegas Seminar
Sept 20-22, 2018

37th Hawaii/Big Island Seminar
October 13-20, 2018

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23rd Annual Las Vegas Seminar

Co-Sponsored by Nevada Podiatric Medical Association
The WYNN Las Vegas
September 28-30, 2017
Up to 25 CECH

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS SEMINAR AT THE DOOR.

It’s our 23rd meeting in Las Vegas and we’re back at our favorite hotel-- the incredible WYNN Las Vegas Resort and Casino! Join us at the longest-running-national podiatric seminar in Vegas. Earn up to 25 credits and learn cutting-edge medical techniques with hands-on workshops from the best of IFAF faculty and other nationally recognized faculty.

Don’t wait to book ... We have the best rate anywhere for this hotel! Rooms typically sell out by June 15th.so book early to guarantee your reservation!

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.

Meetings Scheduled:
Thursday, September 28, 1pm-10pm
Friday-Saturday, September 29-30, 7am-5pm

Invited Faculty:

Barbara Bellione
Bradley Bakotic, DO, DPM
Mary Crawford, DPM
Tina Del Buono
Edward Glaser, DPM
Daniel Hatch, DPM
Brandon Hawkins, DPM
J Syd James, DPM
Rem Jackson
Stephen Mariash, DPM
Bryan Markinson, DPM
Hooman Mir, DPM
Stephen Schroeder, DPM
John Schuberth,DPM
Christopher Segler, DPM
Richard Silverstein, DPM
and Others...

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PICA policyholders can earn up to a 10% premium discount by attending the PICA-approved risk management lecture. You must register for the conference and complete and return the attendance card at the PICA risk management lecture to receive your discount.

Tuition feesBefore 8/29/17After 8/28/17
DPM, MD, DO$540$590
Nevada DPM’s$440$490
Past WA State Surgical Residents$440$490
Active Military†$340$390
PhD, RN, PT$340$390
Retired DPM's/APMA Life Members$340$390
Assistants/Spouse$195$245
Residents/Students**$150$200

For discounted IFAF group travel/hotel rates, click here
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"This was my 1st IFAF meeting. It seems like a really good organization that gives back to residents & the community.... The lectures were great and the location amazing!"
– Dr. Anita R., OR

36th Annual Hawaii/Maui Seminar

Co-Sponsored by Hawaii Podiatric Medical Association
Hyatt Regency Maui
October 14-21, 2017
Up to 30 CECH

Discover the ultimate Kaanapali Beach Hotel! Join us for our 36th annual event at the spectacular-newly renovated Hyatt Regency Maui!

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.

Meetings Scheduled:
Monday-Friday, October 16-20, 7am-1pm

Don't delay booking your travel! We have a great rate at this 4-Star property and rooms will sell-out fast! (Our block typically sells-out by July 15th.)

Invited Faculty:

Charles Chu, DPM
Mary Crawford, DPM
G Dock Dockery, DPM
Edward Glaser, DPM
Adam Landsman, DPM
Gary LaBianco, DPM
Wenjay Sung, DPM
Katie Swanstrom, DPM
and Many Others...

Tuition feesBefore 9/15/17After 9/14/17
DPM, MD, DO$550$600
Hawaii DPM$450$500
Past WA State Surgical Residents$450$500
Active Military†$350$400
PhD, RN, PT$350$400
Assistants/Spouse$195$245
Residents/Students**$150$200

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For seminar schedule, click here

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“I really like the January seminar and plan on coming back. I really enjoy that the IFAF speakers are approachable and not as ego-bound as some meeting speakers.”
–Kevin S., PA

2018 Winter Land and Sea Getaway

Caribe Hilton--San Juan, PR and
RCCL Jewel of the Seas Ship
January 13-21, 2018
Up to 20 CECH

Come and explore the emerald blue waters and charm of the Southern Caribbean! We will be starting our journey in Old San Juan, PR with a 2-night stay and 1 ½ days of meetings in the iconic Caribe Hilton, home of the first Pina Colada! We will then board the newly renovated RCCL Jewel of the Seas ship, where we have a jam-packed itinerary, stopping in St. Thomas, St. Kitts, Antigua, St. Lucia and Barbados. We will return to San Juan on Sunday, January 21st.

We are now taking reservations! A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton and the Jewel, where this spectacular adventure is filling up fast! Book before September 15, 2017 to ensure the best possible rate.

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 on Jan 13th, 14th and 20th and will not conflict with port calls.

Tuition feesBefore 12/16/17After 12/15/17
DPM, MD, DO$510$560
Current IFAF Medical Advisors$460$510
Past WA State Surgical Residents$410$460
Active Military†$310$360
PhD, RN, PT$310$360
Assistants/Spouse$175$225
Residents (w/letter from program)$150$200
Puerto Rico DPMs Land Only$240$290
Puerto Rico DPMs 20 CECH$400$450
For discounted IFAF group travel/hotel rates, click here
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“Love this program and venue. I always take home something of clinical usefulness...” –Matt M., CA

30th Annual Lake Tahoe Ski Seminar

Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
South Lake Tahoe, CA
February 1-3, 2018
Up to 18 CECH

Hit the Slopes with IFAF this February! Join us at the Lake Tahoe Resort, 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.

*Don't delay booking your travel! Hotel availability and/or discounted rates are not guaranteed after January 1, 2018.

Meetings scheduled:
Thursday, 2/1 2-7:30pm
Friday, 2/2 6:30-9am and 3-7:30pm
Saturday, 2/3 6:30-9am and 4-8pm

Tuition feesBefore 1/4/18After 1/3/18
DPM, MD, DO$450$500
Current IFAF Medical Advisors$400$450
Past WA State Surgical Residents$350$400
Active Military†$250$300
PhD, RN, PT$250$300
Assistants/Spouse$175$225
Residents (w/letter from program)$100$150
For discounted IFAF group travel/hotel rates, click here
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“Thoroughly enjoyed every minute! Will be back to IFAF in future… refreshing subject matter and delivery.”
–Greg C., MA

Sonoma Wine Country Seminar

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn and Spa
May 17-20, 2018
Up to 20 CECH

Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn is the ultimate Wine Country destination! Join IFAF for an unforgettable weekend in the heart of Sonoma Valley. Sonoma is blessed by natural mineral hot springs, an idyllic, world famous wine growing region, championship golf, renowned spa and adorable small-town charm. Join our IFAF Faculty and invited guest speakers for this educational meeting and wine-tasting extravaganza!

The closest international airports to Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn are: Sacramento (SMF), Oakland (OAK) and San Francisco (SFO)

*Don't delay booking your travel! Reservations after April 17th are subject to availability and may be at a higher rate.

Tuition feesBefore 4/20/18After 4/19/18
DPM, MD, DO$510$560
Current IFAF Medical Advisors$460$510
Past WA State Surgical Residents$410$460
Active Military†$310$360
PhD, RN, PT$310$360
Assistants/Spouse$175$225
Residents (w/letter from program)$150$200
For discounted IFAF group travel/hotel rates, click here
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“I appreciate the complex conditions addressed and the various lecturers. Insightful, entertaining and thought provoking...”
–Kristin B., WA

40th Seattle Summer Seminar

Swedish Medical Center--Cherry Hill Campus
June 28-30, 2018
Up to 20 CECH

There is so much to see and do in Seattle! Join us for some summer fun and one of the best scientific programs on the west coast! We will feature many of the 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

Meetings scheduled:
Thursday, 6/28 1pm-9pm
Friday, 6/29 7am-5:30pm
Saturday, 6/30 7am-4pm

Tuition feesBefore 5/29/18After 5/28/18
DPM, MD, DO$480$530
Current IFAF Medical Advisors$430$480
Past WA State Surgical Residents$380$430
Active Military†$380$430
PhD, RN, PT$280$330
Residents/Students**$50$100

Travel and Hotel Accommodations are on your own.

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

Iceland

Hilton Reykjavik Nordica
July 28-Aug 4, 2018
Up to 25 CECH

Check one off your bucket list as you join IFAF faculty and invited guest speakers on an adventure of a lifetime to the Nordic nation of Iceland… an island where fire and ice melt from erupting volcanoes. See magnificent glaciers, geysers, vigorous waterfalls, hot springs with medicinal properties and colorful fishing villages. If you are looking for an unforgettable experience, this country has it all, from whale watching in Reykjavik, to a visit to the geysers and Thingvellir National Park and a geothermal bath in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon.

We will be staying and meeting at the stylish Reykjavik Nordica Hilton, a great base from which to discover the city and travel further afield and explore Iceland’s unspoiled natural landscapes.

*Don't delay booking your travel. This meeting promises to sell out QUICK! Our block will be closed on June 23, 2018 or whenever our block is full, whichever comes first.

Meetings will be scheduled to not conflict with any group tours.

Tuition feesBefore 6/29/18After 6/28/18
DPM, MD, DO$510$560
Current IFAF Medical Advisors$460$510
Past WA State Surgical Residents$410$460
Active Military†$310$360
PhD, RN, PT$310$360
Assistants/Spouse$175$225
Residents (w/letter from program)$150$200

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