"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

Winter Seminar at Sea—Western Caribbean

RCCL Symphony of the Seas

January 18-25, 2020

Up to 20 CECH

Chase those winter blues away and Join IFAF on Royal Caribbean's newest and largest ship--The Symphony of the Seas, as we cruise through the fabulous Western Caribbean. We will sail in and out of Miami with stops in Roatan, Honduras, Puerto Costa Maya, MX, Cozumel and also enjoy a day at RCCL's own island resort; Perfect Day at Cococay in the Bahamas.

20 Continuing Education Contact Hours will be scheduled so as not to conflict with port calls.

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 and treatment of injuries to the foot and ankle

*Don’t delay booking your travel! Cabin availability and/or discounted rates are not guaranteed after September 25, 2019. This sailing is selling-out quickly!

Tuition feesBefore 1/1/20After 12/31/19
DPM, MD, DO$510$560
Retired DPM's/APMA Life Members$460$510
Past WA State Surgical Residents$410$460
Active Military*$310$360
Assistants/Spouse$175$225
Residents (w/letter from program)$150$200

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

"This was an excellent program and my family really liked this venue."

—Don S., IL

33rd Annual Lake Tahoe

Lower Extremity Medicine & Surgery Seminar
Lake Tahoe Resort Hotel
South Lake Tahoe, CA

February 27-29, 2020

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 27, 2020

Tuition feesBefore 1/31/20After 1/30/20
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

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

Meetings scheduled:

Thursday, 2/27: 2-7:30pm
Friday, 2/28: 6:30-9am and 3-7:30pm
Saturday, 2/29: 6:30-9am and 4-8pm

"Loved the conference location & information. Complications session was great. Need more like this. Interesting topics. Very good overall conference!"

—John T., NE

4th Sonoma Seminar

Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country Hotel

May 14-16, 2020

Up to 20 CECH

Join IFAF for an unforgettable weekend in the heart of Sonoma Valley. Savor the romance and charm of the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country Hotel, set in the heart of the quaint town of Santa Rosa! Now in our fourth year, join our renowned IFAF Faculty and invited guest speakers for this highly rated educational meeting and wine-tasting extravaganza!

The closest international airports to Hyatt are Sacramento (SMF), Oakland (OAK) and San Francisco (SFO)

*Don't delay booking your travel! Discounted rates at this hotel are guaranteed only until April 10th or until the rooms in our block are sold out. Reservations afterward are on a space-available basis and may be at a higher rate.

Tuition feesBefore 4/14/20After 4/13/20
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/Students**$150$200

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

"I appreciate the complex conditions addressed and the various lecturers. Insightful, entertaining and thought provoking…"

—Kristin B., WA

42nd Seattle Summer Seminar

Swedish Medical Center--Cherry Hill Campus

June 26-28, 2020

Up to 20 CECH

There is so much to see and do in Seattle! Join us in the beautiful Pacific Northwest for 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

Travel and Hotel Accommodations are on your own.

Tuition feesBefore 5/26/20After 5/25/20
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

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

Meetings scheduled:

Thursday, 6/26 1pm-9pm
Friday, 6/27 7am-5:30pm
Saturday, 6/28 7am-4pm

"This was my first IFAF meeting. It seems like a really good organization that gives back to residents and the community... The lectures were great and the location amazing!"

—Anita R., OR

Scotland 2020

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

August 1-8, 2020

Up to 30 CECH

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city, renowned for its heritage, culture and festivals. Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is perfectly located in the center of the city, on the famous Royal Mile, just a short stroll away from all the iconic attractions—Edinburgh Castle, Underground Ghost tour, Holyrood Distillery and the incomparable Tattoo Festival. Wednesday you will have all-day to yourself to venture out on your own to Loch Ness, Glencoe, the Highlands… or enjoy a day on-the-links at one of Scotland’s world-renowned golf courses!

Join our renowned IFAF faculty and invited guest speakers for up to 30 CECH seminar.

Discounted Group rates are available until June 25, 2020 or when our block is full. DO NOT DELAY BOOKING YOUR TRAVEL/ACCOMMODATIONS. This is a VERY POPULAR Venue and it WILL SELL-OUT QUICKLY!

Tuition feesBefore 7/1/20After 6/30/20
DPM, MD, DO$550$600
Current IFAF Medical Advisors$500$550
Past WA State Surgical Residents$450$500
Active Military*$350$400
PhD, RN, PT$350$400
Assistants/Spouse$195$245
Residents/Students**$200$250

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

"Liked the practice management and marketing from experts. IFAF does a fine job giving pertinent lectures. Will come back and do another IFAF meeting for sure!"

—John B., NJ

26th Annual Las Vegas Seminar

The ENCORE at the WYNN Las Vegas

September 10-12, 2020

Up to 25 CECH

It’s our 26th meeting in Las Vegas and we’re back for the second year—at the incredible ENCORE at the 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.

NEW THIS YEAR… Total Ankle Reconstruction Lecture Track! (Separate Course Registration)

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.
Tuition feesBefore 8/10/20After 8/9/20
DPM, MD, DO$540$590
Nevada DPM's$440$490
Past WA State Surgical Residents$440$490
Active Military*$340$390
Retired DPM's/APMA Life Members$340$390
Assistants/Spouse$195$245
Residents/Students**$150$200

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

General Meetings Scheduled:

Thursday, Sept 10: 1:00pm-9:30pm
Friday, Sept 11: 7:30 am-6:00pm
Saturday, Sept 12: 7:30-6pm

Total Ankle Lecture Course:

Friday, Sept 11: 1:00pm-5:00pm
Saturday, Sept 12: 7:30am-6:00pm

"I think IFAF puts on one of the best CME meetings I have been to. The speakers are very approachable and friendly and not afraid to show their complications and how they treat them. Kudos to all of you!"

—Catherine S., NY

39th Annual Maui/Hawaii Seminar

Co-Sponsored by Hawaii Podiatric Medical Association
Hyatt Regency Maui

October 17-24, 2020

Up to 30 CECH

Discover the ultimate Kaanapali Beach Hotel! Join us for our 39th 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.

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 early June.)

Tuition feesBefore 9/17/20After 9/16/20
DPM, MD, DO$550$600
Hawaii DPM$450$500
Past WA State Surgical Residents$450$500
Active Military*$350$400
Assistants/Spouse$195$245
Residents/Students**$150$200

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

Meetings Scheduled:

Mon-Fri, October 19-23: 7am-1pm

Scientific Seminars

2020 Seminars

2020 Winter Seminar at Sea

January 18-25, 2020

33rd Annual Lake Tahoe Seminar

February 27-29, 2020

4th Annual SLESS

March 19-21, 2020

2020 Ankle Arthroscopy Course (April)

April 17-18, 2020

4th Sonoma Seminar

May 14-16, 2020

42nd Seattle Summer Seminar

June 26-28, 2020

Scotland 2020

August 1-8, 2020

2020 Ankle Arthroscopy Course (August)

August 21-22, 2020

26th Annual Las Vegas Seminar

September 10-12, 2020

39th Annual Maui/Hawaii Seminar

October 17-24, 2020

2020 Ankle Arthroscopy Course (November)

November 13-14, 2020


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**Register for two seminars in 2020 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. Does NOT include SLESS/Arthroscopy Courses