Name of event: Suture Workshop
Date: September 26th, 2012
Description: Learning the basics of hand tying sutures

Name of event:
Suture Workshop
November 2010
ACFAS members practiced their suturing techniques on pig's feet.

Suture Workshop

Name of event: Virtual Surgery Workshop
Date: March 4, 2011
This workshop was divided into two parts: 1)  Practicing the foot's anatomy
                                                                                                       2) Learning about two procedures: Medial Malleolar Osteotomy and Hammer Toe Reduction. 
1) In the anatomy portion, we used play-dough and pipe cleaners on our foot skeleton to construct the muscles, arteries and nerves. The best foot won A Strabucks gift card!
2) In the procedures portion, We watched instructional videos that showed how to perform each of the procedures. After that, Dr. Olufunmilayo Olanipekun and Dr. Ronald Belczyk, guided us through the 'virtual surgery', in which we used different kinds of markers to draw the arteries and nerves on each other's foot and also the black marker as our scalpel....

Virtual Sergury workshop

Name of event: Club Day Extravaganza
April 6, 2011
All the clubs in the university gathered in front of the Health Science Center to sell FOOD, FOOD and more FOOD! Our club sold Thai food ( Pad Thai & Pad See ew). Well, we did not have any leftovers, so we can say that the day was a great success :)

Club Day Extravaganza

Name of event: 1st Ray Bunionectomy Review Session
Date: April 27th, Wednesday, 12-1 PM.

Description: Dr. Shapiro has kindly volunteered to review 1st ray bunionectomies with us. A video of the procedure was played followed by a review of the various types of bunionectomies, their indications, contraindications, complications, etc.

This was a great way to review for the upco
ming PMP Final (1st years) and for Boards (2nd years).

To view Dr. Shapiro's presentation click here, or see below.

Name of event: ACFAS students chapter at WesternU was performing foot screening at the 2011 American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Date: May 21st, 2011. 9 am-4 pm
we screened approximately 232 conference attendees!!! The data we received from those screening will provide the college more funding opportunities

Name of Event: ACFAS club first meeting for the academic year 2011/2012
Date: August 30, 2011, 12-1 pm
Description: We had our first meeting, which included the classes of 2014 and 2015. The meeting started by telling about the incoming year, followed by a elections for the first year delegate. We concluded the meeting with a friendly game of Jeopardy, in which the winner got a flash cards set by Thieme.

Here are the questions from Jeopardy:
Round 1:
My Jeopardy Template
Round 2:
My Jeopardy Template

Name of event: Pes planus lecture
Date: 10/26/11
Description: Dr. Koshimune narrated a video showing a Kidner Procedure. After that, she went over different surgical procedures for pes planus.