The 104th Annual Ohio Foot & Ankle Scientific Seminar

May 14-16, 2020

Registration will open February 2020


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The seminar is held in Columbus, Ohio at the Hilton Easton, located within Easton Town Center.

For reservations, please contact the Hilton Easton in Columbus, Ohio - Hilton Hotel - call (614) 414-5000, or you may book online with the Hilton Columbus at Easton and use the group code FOA or click here

Mission Statement of The Annual Ohio Foot & Ankle Scientific Seminar:

The Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Foundation’s educational mission is to purposefully advance the art and science of podiatric medicine by providing the highest quality of didactic and clinical learning experiences to OFAMFmembers, non-members, and their medical assistants, and shall include a variety of instructional sessions aimed at significantly enhancing patient care, treatment protocols and practice efficiency.  The program may include interactive educational adult learning methods and principles utilizing lectures, panel discussions, point-counterpoint, excuse the interruption forums, case studies, question and answer, handouts, audio visual materials (including media or narrations), hands-on workshops and roundtable discussions with moderators to achieve a well-rounded venue of postgraduate instruction. (adopted April, 2011)

Staff Contact

Luci Ridolfo, CAE
OFAMF Executive Director
Phone: (614) 457-6269
Email: lridolfo@ohfama.org

OFAMF maintains responsibility for the programming selection.


Upon conclusion of the Annual Seminar, podiatric physicians will be able to:

  • be knowledgeably informed or remember information regarding podiatric conditions, maladies or circumstances relating to the practice of medicine and podiatry
  • extrapolate by comprehension, understanding or perception the insight gained via lecture and discussion relating to the practice of medicine and podiatry
  • formulate or infer by application case relevance relating to the practice of medicine and podiatry
  • distinguish by analysis the appropriate modalities in the treatment, care and protocols of current trends, application and practices of medicine in podiatry
  • generalize, synthesize, or deduce by classification ways to develop treatment protocols based on current literature and evidenced based medicine
  • compare, contrast and evaluate judgment values for those ideas presented between medical and surgical applications


Each speaker is required to disclose the existence of any financial and/or other relationships (i.e., employee, consultant, speaker’s bureau, grant recipient, research support) she or he might have with (a) manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) to be discussed during his/her presentation and/or (b) the commercial contributor(s) of the activity. Any such conflict will be announced by the individual introducing the speaker or by the speaker immediately preceding the lecture.

The Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

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Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition and

Resident Poster Competition


"Dr. Gerard Yu’s life was a living testament to embody the highest standards and principles of both professional and personal conduct, while achieving nationally the highest standards of medical and surgical proficiency with an ongoing and continual dedication to excellence.”

From Dr. Bruce Blank, Past President of OHFAMA and a former student of Dr. Yu. The Gerard V. Yu, DPM Scientific Paper Competition and 2019 Resident Poster Competition will be held on Thursday May 16, 2019 at 1:00pm during the 103rd Annual Ohio Foot and Ankle Scientific Seminar.  This is an opportunity for active resident members of the Ohio Foot and Ankle Medical Association to showcase their talent and hard work in the presentation of their research.