At ACFAS 2022, we know it’s not all about education. It’s also about the opportunity to share ideas, make new connections, and catch up with old colleagues. Below are just some of the many ways you can do that at ACFAS 2022!


Wednesday, February 23

  • Residency Directors Forum (co-hosted by Council of Teaching Hospitals) 1:00-5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Austin (4 Continuing Education Contact Hours)


Thursday, February 24

  • Poster Grand Rounds—Meet Scientific Poster Authors 12:30–2:00 p.m.
    • Don’t miss the profession’s largest scientific poster display with award-winning research studies from around the world. Authors are encouraged to be at their display to answer questions.
    • *New this year! Scientific Committee Choice Award
      Scientific poster presenters are invited to present their posters to the Annual Scientific Committee and vie for the Scientific Committee Choice Award to be announced during the awards ceremony.
  • Student/Resident Reception (invitation-only) 5:15-6:15 p.m. at the Hilton Austin
    Sponsored in part by ABFAS 
    • Just for invited residents and students. You’ll meet with ACFAS and ABFAS Board members and also meet your new professional peers. Don’t miss the great food, beverages, and prize drawings.

  • Welcome Reception 6:15-7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Austin
    Sponsored in part by In2Bones

    • Relax and reconnect with your colleagues before heading out to dinner. Meet and greet classmates, colleagues, and new friends, while enjoying an assortment of great food, beverages, and music.

Friday, February 25

  • ACFAS Honors and Awards Ceremony Noon-1 p.m. 
    • Congratulate your colleagues who win Manuscript, Poster, Honor, and Merit Awards. The year’s best research that offers award-winning solutions will be recognized. In addition, new Fellows will be presented their College keys and the 2022/23 Board of Directors will be introduced.
  • Poster Grand Rounds—Meet Scientific Poster Authors 1:00-2:00 p.m.
    • Don’t miss the profession’s largest scientific poster display with award-winning research studies from around the world.  Authors are encouraged to be at their display to answer questions.


Saturday, February 26

  • Fellowship Breakfast Fair 6:30-7:30 a.m.
  • Wrap Party 7:00 p.m.
    • Join us to close out ACFAS 2022 in style at the Lustre Pearl, one of Austin’s most popular music venues. Celebrate with your fellow colleagues for one last evening in the Lone Star State.

  • Industry Satellite Events
    • From breakfast events to evening labs and social events, ACFAS 2022 will once again have a variety of non-CME, industry-led networking, and educational events for you to attend to supplement your ACFAS 2022 experience. Check back here for more information!
    • Are you a company looking to work with ACFAS to deliver a satellite event? We’d love to work with you! Contact Dan McNeill for more information.
  • ACFAS Job Fair, sponsored by PodiatryCareers.org (held in the exhibit hall during exhibit hall hours)
  • ACFAS Region Membership Meetings (during lunch breaks Feb. 24- Feb. 26)