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

—John T., NE

Due to COVID-19, the Sonoma Seminar will now be online.

4th Sonoma ONLINE Seminar

May 15-16, 2020

Up to 20.0 CECH

Due to COVID-19 we have moved the Sonoma Seminar ONLINE. Join us online for the same great meeting you've come to expect from IFAF, with a stellar faculty of leading podiatric physicians and surgeons! We will be covering the following treatment and surgery protocols:

  • Management of midfoot deformities and surgical fusions.
  • Recognition and treatment of iatrogenic forefoot complications
  • Understanding the challenges of infections in foot and ankle practice and the role of vitamin D deficiency.
  • Management of non-unions and foot & ankle fractures.
  • Understanding ankle arthritis techniques for improved outcomes in transmetatarsal amputations.
  • Treating fusions of the first ray with current evidence based medicine regarding treatments of infections.
  • Reveiw of calcaneal osteotomies and practical approaches to OCD lesions of the talus.
  • Understanding the Opioid Crisis and the practice of Medicine Ethics today.
  • Understanding plastic surgery techniques for wound closure.
  • Comparison of current bunionectomy procedures and hallux valgus complications.
  • Knowledge of specialized areas of podiatric medicine and surgery, dermatology and diagnostic imaging.
  • Understanding lower extremity biomechanics and learn about the many silver linings that emerged from the current pandemic.

Faculty

Thomas J. Chang, DPM:

A Closer Look at Midfoot Fusions
Latrogenic Forefoot Deformities

Jeffrey C. Christensen, DPM:

Challenges of Obesity in Foot & Ankle Practice
Understanding Ankle Arthritis
Biomechanics of Calcaneal Osteotomies

Mary E. Crawford, DPM:

The Opioid Crisis
Medical Ethics
Plastic Surgery Techniques for Wound Closure

Alan Discont, DPM:

Integrative Organic Considerations for Venous Disease
Integrative Organic Considerations for Osteopenia/Osteoporosis

Dock Dockery, DPM:

Pediatric Dermatology

Edward S. Glaser, DPM:

Postural Foot Biomechanics: Improving Function

Daniel J. Hatch, DPM:

Complications of Foot & Ankle Surgery: Non-unions
HAV Complications
Vitamin D Deficiency

Rem Jackson, BA:

Silver Linings Playbook

Guido LaPorta, DPM:

Talectomy with Tibial-Calcaneal Fusion
Case Presentations: Some Good – Some Bad!

Stephen Mariash, DPM:

Scarf Bunionectomy: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Transmetatarsal Amputations
Postoperative Nausea & Vomiting-Update

Stephen Schroeder, DPM:

Stress Fractures of Foot & Ankle
Posterior Impingement Syndrome: Diagnosis & Treatment
Peroneal Tendon Pathology

John M. Schuberth, DPM:

How Far Can You Push a Distal Osteotomy for HAV?
The Spectrum of Posterior Heel Pathology
Practical Approach to OCD Lesions of the Talus

Christopher Segler, DPM:

How the Standard of Care Leaves Athletes Behind
Potential Complications of Returning Athletes Back to Activity

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED. SPACE IS STILL AVAILABLE FOR OUR ONLINE SEATTLE AND SCOTLAND PROGRAMS.

*Verification of status required
**Include a letter from program director confirming proof of status
*** Completely retired from practice and have reached the age of 65

Meetings Scheduled

Friday & Saturday, 5/15-16:
8:00am-7:00pm PDT

CME

Scientific Seminars

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Scotland 2020 ONLINE

August 7-9, 2020

26th Annual Las Vegas Seminar

September 10-12, 2020

39th Annual Maui/Hawaii Seminar

October 17-24, 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