Media Room

APMA welcomes inquiries from the media! The Media Room provides journalists with information on podiatric medicine, educational campaigns, and national surveys related to podiatry and foot health. More information and fact sheets can also be found in our Learn About Feet section.

Please reach out to the media contact at right for questions or interview requests.

Today’s Podiatrist in the News

Press Releases


  • APMA Announces Board of Trustees for 2015–2016
    March 23, 2015

    The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) introduces its Board of Trustees for the coming year following elections held at the 95th Annual House of Delegates meeting at the JW Marriott in Washington, DC.

  • Legislation to Modernize US Health Care Re-Introduced in Congress
    March 4, 2015

    The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is pleased to announce yesterday US Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Charles Schumer (D-NY) have re-introduced S 626, The Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-Saving Access to Podiatric Physicians (HELLPP) Act. Its companion bill, HR 1221, was also re-introduced yesterday in the House of Representatives by US Reps. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) and Diana DeGette (D-CO).


  • Expensive and Deadly: The Real Cost of Diabetes
    November 1, 2014

    For Americans, the cost of diabetes has never been greater. Not only does the disease cause detriment to the well-being of citizens, it also puts a tremendous financial burden on the country. More than 29.1 million people in the US suffer from diabetes, and diabetes costs us upwards of $245 billion per year.

  • APMA Named a Top Workplace by The Washington Post
    June 23, 2014

    The APMA today announced it has been selected as one of The Washington Post’s Top Workplaces. The Top Workplaces are determined based solely on results of an anonymous feedback survey completed by employees.

  • New Study Shows High Heels are Biggest Culprit of Female Foot Pain
    May 19, 2014

    The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) today announced the results of its Today’s Podiatrist survey, which measures the public’s attitudes toward foot health. The study revealed that nearly half of all women (49 percent) wear high heels, even though the majority of heel wearers (71 percent) complain these shoes hurt their feet.

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Brielle Day
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