The International Foot & Ankle Foundation for Education and Research (IFAF) has continually grown, changed, and expanded. The IFAF now supports 12 residents in the NW Podiatric Surgical Residency Consortium; offers more high-quality local, regional, and international educational programs; provides an online scientific journal; and helps support the Yucatan Children’s Project twice a year.

Mission Statement

The International Foot & Ankle Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1979 and is dedicated to providing the highest level of continuing medical education on the foot and ankle through scientific meetings, conferences, workshops, and advanced postgraduate courses. IFAF supports the following pursuits:

  • Medical and Surgical Education
  • Journal of International Foot and Ankle Foundation
  • Resident & Fellow Support
  • Philanthropic Endeavors
  • Foot & Ankle Research

Revenues help support these entities.

Vision Statement

To be the premier organization offering quality education to foot and ankle surgeons, residents and fellows around the world with an emphasis on collegiality and improving patients’ lives.

Exciting New Seminars

The IFAF is proud to present an exciting schedule of scientific seminars. Bring your family for a fabulous vacation, plus attend a high quality CPME approved program.

IFAF has been approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

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36th Annual Lake Tahoe Seminar Completed

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2023 Seattle Lower Extremity Surgery Symposium (SLESS) Completed

6th Annual Sonoma Seminar Completed

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45th Annual Seattle Seminar Completed

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2023 Alaska Cruise Seminar Completed

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