Seattle Lower Extremity Surgical Symposium (SLESS)

March 16-19, 2022
Cedarbrook Lodge
St. Anne’s Hospital
Up to 18 CECH-- Lectures (3/17-18)
Up to 8 CECH—Labs (3/19)

Join us for the 5th Annual Seattle Lower Extremity Surgery Symposium—SLESS offers continuing medical education on surgical techniques for lower extremity trauma and reconstruction. SLESS is a 3-day course, featuring two days of didactic lectures held at the Cedarbrook Lodge, 5 minutes from Seatac airport and one day of cadaveric skills sessions held at nearby St Anne’s Hospital 5 minutes’ drive from the hotel . Learn from a faculty of leading (MD and DPM) lower extremity surgeons.

This very popular course provides surgical exposure and hands-on training in external fixation (including hexapod), total ankle replacement techniques, Charcot Reconstruction, muscle flap techniques and revisional nerve surgery.

At the conclusion of the course, participants will have an understanding of:

  • Total ankle replacement, revision, and fusion
  • Deformity correction using hexapod
  • Charcot reconstruction with beaming rods, plating and external fixation
  • TC/TTC fusion techniques with intramedullary nails
  • Muscle flap techniques for soleus, gastrocnemius, peroneus brevis flaps and others
  • Muscle flap stabilization with external fixation
  • General nerve revision techniques for the lower extremity

At-the-Door Rates

DPM, MD, DO/Lectures + Labs: $1,510
DPM, MD, DO/Lectures Only: $510
Fellow/Lectures + Labs (w/ Letter from Director): $1,410
Fellow/Lectures Only (w/ Letter from Director): $410
Current Surgical Resident/Lectures Only (w/ Letter from Director): $250

Course Fees

Tuition fees Before 2/17/22 After 2/16/22
DPM, MD, DO/Lectures + Labs SOLD OUT $1,410 $1,460
DPM, MD, DO/Lectures Only $410 $460
Fellow/Lectures + Labs (w/ Letter from Director) SOLD OUT $1,310 $1,360
Fellow/Lectures Only (w/ Letter from Director) $310 $360
Current Surgical Resident/Lectures Only (w/ Letter from Director) $150 $200

Seattle Lower Extremity Surgery Symposium


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**Register for two seminars in 2022 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

All 2022 IFAF seminars and courses are designed to be held live on-site at the specific venues listed (with the exception of the IFA Conference in August, which will be a virtual-only program). We hope to be able to offer you the highest level of CME with leading scientific educators at beautiful resort locations around the world. Check back often as we update our website regularly.

We want to be able hold the safest gatherings possible and follow all city, state and national Covid guidelines. We are asking all attendees at our programs to provide evidence of being fully vaccinated or have a recent negative Covid test (taken within 72 hours of travel). We also ask that participants wear masks while indoors. As state and country Covid guidelines change, we will be sure to include the most current updates with your final confirmation and travel information.