Leg, Ankle & Foot Committee

Mission

Contribute to the overall education activities of ISAKOS as required and requested.

Body of Work: This committee will focus on leg, ankle and foot basic and clinical science, as well as pathology, diagnosis and treatment of sports related injuries to these areas.

Composition

Chair, Deputy Chair(s), up to 15 members, staff liaison

MaCalus V. Hogan, MD, MBA
Chair, 2023-2025
UNITED STATES

Nasef Mohamed N. Abdellatif, MD, PhD.
Deputy Chair, 2023-2025
EGYPT

Masato Takao, MD, PhD
Deputy Chair, 2023-2025
JAPAN

St├ęphane Guillo, MD FRANCE
Umile Giuseppe Longo, MD, MSc, PhD, Prof. ITALY
Mihkel Mardna, MD ESTONIA
Yasunari Oniki, MD, PhD JAPAN
Cristian ALEJANDRO Ortiz, MD CHILE
Bruno S. Pereira, MD, PhD, Prof. PORTUGAL
Silvampatti Ramasamy Sundararajan, MS(Orth) INDIA
Yasuhito Tanaka, Prof. JAPAN
Megan R. Wolf, MD UNITED STATES
Gian Luigi Canata, MD ITALY

Charges

The following charges are the 2023 - 2025 committee term.

  • Congress
    • Collaborate with Program Chair and Deputy Chair on innovations and new technologies that can be implemented for the Congress
    • Develop symposium and ICL proposals for the Biennial ISAKOS Congress related to Leg, Ankle and Foot.
    • Review and grade abstracts for the Biennial ISAKOS Congress related to Leg, Ankle and Foot.
  • Global Link
    • Assist in the management, review and organization of ISAKOS Global Link content related to Leg, Ankle and Foot.
  • Journal of ISAKOS
    • Collaborate with JISAKOS Editor on development of a Theme Issue. Theme Issues to consist of 3-5 articles focused on one specific topic. Article types to include, but not limited to: State of the Art, Systematic Review, Current Concept,
    • Provide at least two articles for Journal of ISAKOS annually. Content to be determined in collaboration with JISAKOS Editor
    • Serve as article reviewers on an as needed basis for Journal of ISAKOS.
  • Projects
    • Propose a new potential Committee project for Board consideration such as: Multimedia, Publications, Research & Education, Webinar
  • Publications
    • Prepare and Submit at least two articles for the ISAKOS Newsletter, each calendar year.
  • Strategic Plan
    • Advance the fulfillment / achievement of the ISAKOS Strategic Plan. Consider with all Committee initiatives, how projects will assist in the accomplishment of the ISAKOS Strategic Plan.