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The National

The APMA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National) will be held July 11–14 in Salt Lake City. Mark your calendar now to spend four days with thousands of foot and ankle physicians, assistants, and related professionals while experiencing education, networking, and community-building fun. Registration will open in January. See you there!

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APMA expresses its sincere appreciation to the following companies for their generous support in making The National possible.


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The National 2018

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Host Hotel

The APMA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National) will be held at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. 

Housing information will be available soon.

HOUSING ALERT: You should only use the information provided by APMA for your hotel arrangements. Booking through any other source may result in significant personal inconvenience and financial loss.

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Call for Speakers at The National 2019

Submit your application to speak at The National 2015 today!The Call for Speakers for The National 2019 is now open!

The APMA Annual Meeting Committee is seeking innovative lectures on foot and ankle medicine for the APMA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), July 11–14 in Salt Lake City. Broad topic areas include surgery, biomechanics, dermatology, complications, wound care, and trauma; however, any topic related to foot and ankle care will be considered. If you are interested in sharing your expertise with APMA’s membership, please submit your lecture topic(s) online, through our new Call for Speakers portal by October 19, 2018. DPMs must be APMA members in good standing to be considered for the faculty.

APMA is excited to introduce a new online portal to make the application process easier for you. To apply, follow these instructions:

  1. Go to the Call for Speakers site.
  2. Select “Enter Now”, then select “Click Here” under “New to This Site?” on the left side of the screen.
  3. Enter your contact email address, create your login credentials and password, agree to the data policy, and select “Enter.”
  4. Fill out the required (and optional, if desired) speaker fields. Note: If someone else is filling out the application on your behalf, these responses should correspond to the presenting physician.
  5. Disclose any financial relationships. If you have a disclosure, enter the name of the commercial interest and the nature of the relationship, then click “Add.” Complete this step for all financial relationships.
  6. Select and upload a current CV (in PDF).
  7. You will then be directed to your Author Home page. To create a new presentation for consideration, select “Create a New Presentation” under “My Submissions.”
  8. Provide the presentation title and learning objectives, then select “Add New Presentation.” Once you click this button, you will receive a confirmation that your presentation was successfully submitted for consideration.

You can add additional presentation topics or modify a submission until the Call for Speakers deadline on October 19. Once all submissions are received, the Annual Meeting Committee will review the presentations.

Please note: The final decision on the educational program for the Annual Scientific Meeting is made by the Board of Trustees based on the recommendations of the Annual Meeting Committee.