Beyond a center for excellence, the Andrews Research & Education Foundation, brings together the highest level of sports medicine education from doctors, researchers, and rehabilitation professionals. This collaboration delivers opportunities on many levels. We partner with industry leaders to research cutting edge solutions that impact the future of sports medicine. We offer  fellowship programs, equipping the next generation of physicians and surgeons with real world experience and mentoring. We deliver educational solutions through videos, seminars, and documentation.

We work in the areas of injuries, physical and surgical repair, rehabilitation, and return to performance. We have become the definitive destination for up-to-date modalities and protocols that address sports medicine issues. We serve both the sports medicine and athletic performance markets, including: Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Orthopedic Surgeons, Coaches, and businesses involved in the athletic industry.

We deliver our evidence based content on many levels including; webinars, seminars, white papers, and on-site training.  We welcome opportunities to partner with industry leaders to bring new and groundbreaking solutions to sports medicine.

Recent News

We are pleased to announce that former mayor of Pensacola, Ashton Hayward, will be joining our team January 7, 2019 as president of Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF). Ashton’s leadership and experience will be a great asset to AREF as we continue to advance the science of orthopaedics. ... See MoreSee Less

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Register today! The symposium has been approved to offer continuing education credits for physical therapists in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi! To see more accreditation updates visit the website ... See MoreSee Less

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Do you need CEU's? Register today at to recieve 15 CEU's and learn from the leading experts at Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. ... See MoreSee Less

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In light of Hurricane Michael, Andrews Research & Education Foundation as well as Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine will be closed on Wednesday, October 10th.

To stay updated on current weather conditions, please follow Escambia County Emergency Management or Santa Rosa County Emergency Management for official updates.
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Press Release

Hayward Named Andrews Research & Education Foundation President
GULF BREEZE, Fla. (December 11, 2018)– Ashton J. Hayward, III begins serving as president of the Andrews Research & Education
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Andrews Research & Education Foundation Offers Online Continuing Education for Athletic Trainers
November 13, 2018 Gulf Breeze, FL – The Andrews Research & Education Foundation (AREF) is continuing to expanding their education
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Dr. Brandon Winchester Receives Award for Lead Investigator in a Cutting Edge Research Trial
October 2, 2018 Gulf Breeze, FL – Brandon Winchester, MD is a renowned anesthesiologist known for his expertise in the
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