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A. Your username is usually your APMA ID. If you have forgotten your log-in information, you can reset your password using the e-mail address we have in our system. If you are having additional trouble, please contact us for assistance.
A. Yes, non-members may create an account if they wish to register for events, purchase brochures, make donations, and use certain other features of our website. Note: This account will not give you access to any member-only areas of the website. To gain access to that content, please visit the Membership section for more information on joining APMA. All APMA members have an existing account and should not create an account online.
A. Changes to your account, including mailing addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and more can be made in the My APMA section, under My Account.
A. CECH certificates earned at The National are available in the My APMA area, under My CECH. The My CECH section only includes certificates from the APMA Annual Scientific Meeting or other APMA-sponsored continuing education activities; CECH earned through other podiatric events is not listed on APMA.org.
A. Yes! APMA has written several articles about creating a practice website and using social media channels, which are available to members on the Getting Your Practice Online page.
A. In general, APMA requests that you contact us for permission before using any materials found on our website. As per the APMA.org User Agreement: "You acknowledge and agree that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, design, graphics, or other material contained on this Site ('Content') is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute or create derivative works from this Content or otherwise use, transmit, rebroadcast, publish, or distribute in any form this Content without APMA's prior, written consent."
However, APMA develops many online materials intended to educate the general public about foot health. We encourage our members to link to and/or use these materials on their practice websites. This includes materials in the following areas:
APMA members do not need prior written permission to use the text or publications from the above pages on their websites. APMA does, however, require that users credit APMA as the original source and provide a link to www.apma.org. (Note: This policy applies to the text and publications on these pages only; prior consent is required for use of photographs, graphics, videos, and other forms of content found on these pages.)
*Members of the media, please visit the media room to contact the PR Department directly with your requests.
APMA members can download the APMA member logo, along with many other materials, in the Multimedia Library.
A. APMA cannot answer individual questions relating to the diagnosis or treatment of foot and ankle conditions. We encourage you to visit the Foot Health Information section for information on foot health issues. You may also submit a question in Ask the Expert for an online response from one of our member podiatrists, or you may use the Find a Podiatrist tool to find a doctor near you.
A. The APMA Seal of Acceptance/Seal of Approval section features lists of podiatrist-approved shoes and other products. In addition, APMA offers Footwear Selection Tips to help you choose the best shoes for your needs. For additional advice, we recommend you contact a podiatrist.
A. Please visit the media room for press releases, surveys, and other information for the media. You may also contact the APMA Public Relations team directly with your requests.
A. APMA classified ads list practices and equipment for sale, job openings, and more. Classified ads appear both in APMA News and on APMA.org. Detailed instructions, rates, deadlines, and the submission form may be found in the Classified Ads section under Manage Your Practice.