Mission and Membership

AENS OFFICERS:

PRESIDENT
Maria Buitrago, DPM, FAENS
Houston, TX

VICE PRESIDENT
Tracy Basso, DPM, FAENS
Davis, CA

TREASURER
Mark Woolley, DPM, FAENS
South Ogden, UT

SECRETARY
Julie Abboud, DPM, FAENS
Greenville, WI

HISTORIAN
William Jay Ericson, MD, FAENS
Mountainlake Terrace, WA

IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Peyman Elison, DPM, FAENS
Surprise, AZ

Andrew Rader, DPM, FAENS
Jasper, IN


MEMBERS-AT-LARGE:

Sequioa DuCasse, DPM, FAENS (term thru 2022)
Marietta, GA

Gabriel Halperin, DPM, FAENS (term thru 2021)
Los Angeles, CA

Aaron Ruter, DPM, FAENS (term thru 2021)
Chesteron, IN

Greg Still, DPM, FAENS (term thru 2022)
Wheat Ridge, CO

Craig Thomajan, DPM, FAENS (term thru 2021)
Austin, TX


APPOINTMENTS:

YOUNG MEMBER LIAISON*  (2021)
Nathan Larson, DPM

PUBLIC MEMBER LIAISON (2021)
Sonny Yamasaki, PhD

PUBLICATION & ANATOMIST LIAISON (2021)
Mark Schuenke, PhD

DIRECTOR:

Krista Richter
AENS Office
201 Stillwater, Ste. 8, Wimberley, TX 78676
512-722-6106 (Phone)  |  888-394-1123 (Fax)
info@aens.us  |  krista.richter@yahoo.com


BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Steve Barrett, DPM, FAENS - Chairman
Jim Wilton, DPM, FAENS - Vice Chair
Andrew Rader, DPM, FAENS
James Anderson, DPM, FAENS
Damien Dauphinee, DPM, FAENS

 

EXTREMITY NERVE FOUNDATION:

Directors: James Wilton, DPM
Scott Nickerson, MD
William Ericson, MD

Research Chair: Scott Nickerson, MD

Missions: James Wilton, DPM



 

AENS MISSION STATEMENT

The AENS was founded as a society to promote the collaborative study and development of medical research regarding the treatment of extremity nerve disease. Membership is inclusive of MD, DPM, DO, PHD and medical student individuals interested in furthering the dissemination of current knowledge and development of basic medical research in peripheral nerve disease.

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JOIN AENS TODAY!

The AENS provides a range of benefits that can aid you in your
professional role and career.

As a Member you will:
• Have access to our library resources
• Access medical databases and ejournals

Click here to join AENS and pay by credit card online.

Click here to download an application form (if paying dues by check please download this form)

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AENS relies on member input.

AENS Committees and projects allow for every member to be involved.

For information on committees, contact info@ aens.us.

Current AENS Committees include:

• Annual Conferences
• Public Relations
• Advanced Surgical Training
• Research
• Bylaws
• Nominations
• Missions
• Nerve Textbook

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FELLOW APPLICATION

If you qualify as a Fellow member, a general membership form must be filled out and returned/submitted and all criteria on the Fellow application must be met - including completion of approved intensive nerve course and 200 procedures. For Fellow criteria, download this form.

Contact AENS at info@aens.us with any questions

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PERIPHERAL NERVE/ FOOT & ANKLE FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE- GEORGIA & CALIFORNIA

Members of the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons offer endorsed specialty fellowships. See below for general information and contacts to submit applications.

1) The Sacramento Regional Fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery including Peripheral Nerve Training (Sacramento, CA) –

Description: We are accepting applications for a two-year lower extremity surgical fellowship starting July 1, 2022 (pending timeline for applicant's California license). The scope of work will include reconstructive surgery and limb salvage techniques; comprehensive wound care; lower extremity peripheral nerve surgery and training in vascular medicine. The fellowship will include cost to attend 3 cadaveric courses on nerve including the AENS Fundamental and Advanced peripheral nerve surgery cadaver courses, and the Microsurgical techniques course at the Mayo Clinic. Completion of the fellowship and these courses will also meet qualification for fellowship status in the Association for Extremity Nerve Surgeons.

Requirements & Contact: Applicants will need a California license. And have completed a CPME accredited three year residency. Send CV, and two letters of recommendation and a cover letter to Dr. Tracy Basso at drtbasso@vincsacramento.com.

2) US Neuropathy Centers Fellowship (Atlanta, GA) –

Description: The goal of this Fellowship Program is to produce independent practitioners who are ultimately trained in the global care of the patient with lower extremity chronic pain and peripheral nerve pathology and will be capable of performing peripheral nerve surgical procedures with expert tissue handling and exposure to research. This will include pathophysiology, vascular, diagnostics and medical and surgical treatment options for best peripheral nerve outcomes. Fellowship includes cost to attend 3 peripheral nerve cadaveric courses including the AENS Fundamental, Advanced and Microsurgical Courses. Completion of the fellowship and courses will also meet the qualifications for Fellowship Status in the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons.

Requirements & Contact: 2022 Full. Submit for 2023. For core competencies and details, contact Dr. Stephen Barrett at slbarrettpod@me.com. Fellows are chosen through an interview process and must be graduates of a Rearfoot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgical training program accredited by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). In addition applicants must have three excellent letters of recommendation and be ABPS qualified or certified. All fellows will be required to obtain an applicable medical license to participate in the fellowship and license application should be submitted no later than Feb. 1 prior to start.

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PAST PRESIDENTS

2018-19 - Peyman Elison, DPM, FAENS 
2016-18 - Andrew Rader, DPM, FAENS
2014-15 - Stephen Barrett, DPM, FAENS
2013 - Robert G. Parker, DPM, FAENS
2011-12 - Peter Bregman, DPM, FAENS
2010 - Richard Jacoby, DPM, FAENS 
2009 - Damien Dauphinee, DPM, FAENS
2008 - Kent DiNucci, DPM, FAENS
2007 - Jim Anderson, DPM, FAENS
2006 - Jim Wilton, DPM, FAENS
2005 - Michael Wood, DPM, FAENS
2004 - William Wood, DPM, FAENS
2002-03 - Vito Rizzo, DPM, FAENS