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 for Education and Research is a nonprofit organization 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
  • 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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September 19-21, 2024
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37th Annual Lake Tahoe Ski Seminar Completed

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2024 SLESS (Seattle Lower Extremity Surgery Symposium) Completed

7th Annual Sonoma Seminar Completed

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46th Annual Seattle Summer Seminar Completed

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