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EFAS Foundation

The EFAS Research Foundation is the official Foundation of the European Foot & Ankle Society (EFAS), established on the 06th November, 2013, in Basel, Switzerland.

Its main purpose is to promote research, education, knowledge transfer, treatment quality, patient safety, innovation, and charity of EFAS and the Foot & Ankle medicine.

EFAS Research Foundation provides and facilitates: Research Grants, Research Awards, Instructional Courses, Fellowships, Certificates, Scientific Journal, Committees, international cooperation projects, and charity and humanitarian activities.

 

BOARD MEMBERS

  • Prof. Dr. Victor ValderrabanoFoundation President
  • Dr. Hans Martin Tschudi, Foundation Manager
  • Dr. Yves Tourné
  • Dr. Marco Guelfi
  • Dr. Don McBride

INVITED MEMBERS

  • Dr. Marino Delmi
  • Prof. Dr. Martinus Richter
  • Dr. Jean-Luc Besse
  • Dr. Xavier Martin

 

EFAS FOUNDATION ACTIVITIES

 

RESEARCH

Supported by the EFAS Research Committee, the EFAS Research Foundation enables research and scientific work of EFAS and Foot & Ankle area, including all sub-areas of Foot & Ankle, as basic science, biomechanics, epidemiology, clinics, surgery, outcome, radiology, and others.

Submitted grant applications are evaluated by the EFAS Research Committee on a professional scientific way: blinded peer review, evaluation of methods and significance, level of importance.

 More About the EFAS Research Grants

The EFAS Research Foundation provides further research support by giving the “EFAS Research Award - for Clinical and Basic Science” at EFAS annual conference. This award is also managed on a highly scientific manner by the EFAS Research Committee.

The EFAS Research Foundation is also active in providing means for important EFAS research projects, as scores, registers, and other research projects.


 

EDUCATION

Supported by the EFAS Education and Scientific Committee, the EFAS Research Foundation provides support for all conferences, courses, fellowships, and skill labs of EFAS.

The EFAS Research Foundation provides not only means for education of the EFAS members but also of all orthopaedic surgeons, residents, scientists, and all professions dealing with Foot & Ankle.

Further the EFAS Research Foundation does support the EFAS scientific journal: Foot and Ankle Surgery


 

HUMANITARIAN ACTIVITIES

The EFAS Research Foundation supports financially and with volunteer work of EFAS and EFAS members all kind of humanitarian activities for improvement of Foot & Ankle treatment and teaching around the globe. 

 

SUPPORTING THE FOUNDATION - DONATIONS

The EFAS Foundation is seeking industry and individual financial support in order to sustain its activities. If you wish to know more about the different options, please contact the office. 

 

CONTACT THE FOUNDATION OFFICE:


EFAS Research Foundation Office:
Dr.iur. Hans Martin Tschudi 
TSCHUDI.Rechts- & Unternehmensberatung
St. Alban-Anlage 44
Postfach
CH – 4010 Basel
0041 61 283 85 85
www.tschudi-law.ch
tschudi@tschudi-law.ch