The Bylaws of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education mandate that publications produced by the Council are to be reviewed by an Ad Hoc Advisory Committee six years following the adoption of revisions resulting from the previous Ad Hoc Advisory Committee review.
CMS released the CY 2019 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (MPFS) proposed rule last week, which also includes provisions related to the third year of the Quality Payment Program (QPP).
APMA is pleased to announce the opening of the APMA/TDI Public Health Fellowship application process for the 2019–20 academic year. The deadline for applications is September 28. Applications must be submitted by email to Carolyn G. Anderson, scientific program assistant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
APMA is pleased to announce the winners of the APMA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Competition.
There is a new Podiatry School Student Quiz Bowl champion. Brandon Rogers from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine won the top prize in a raucous, energetic competition. Trent R. Brookshier (Western University of Health Sciences Collee of Podiatric Medicine) placed second and Dong Yu (Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine) claimed third.
The competitive spirit at The National will be strong Saturday afternoon. After cheering the contestant from your alma mater at the Podiatry School Student Quiz Bowl, join APMA for the ever-popular Controversy Debates, this year pitting newer podiatrists against more established practitioners.
Health-care providers need to stay current on a variety of public heath issues, and a Friday session presented timely updates on three perennial, but hot, topics—medical marijuana, implicit bias, and physician burnout.
The surgical blitz returns today with presentations on 11 procedures, as well as on how to code for each diagnosis. “I will look at the surgical techniques speakers will be discussing and tailor my presentation around them so it is an all-encompassing session,” said Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM. “We will cover clinical and surgical aspects, but attendees also need to be able to code for the services they are performing. We hope to cover everything they need to know, from beginning to end.”
The clinical management of wounds in patients with diabetes is a priority for podiatrists, but they also must prioritize record management, especially if treatment leads to amputation. Saturday’s Breakfast Symposium will examine the medical and legal implications of diabetic ulcers and other wounds to a podiatric practice.
During a reception Thursday evening, Podiatry Management installed Daniel F. Vickers, executive director of the Podiatry Institute, and Rep. Brad Wenstrup, DPM (R-OH), into its Hall of Fame.
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 Patients & the Public section.
Please reach out to the media contact at right for questions or interview requests.
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) applauds the approval of critically important legislation to support America’s veterans. S 2372, the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018, or VA MISSION Act, passed the Senate today and will now to go President Donald J. Trump for his signature.
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) applauds the approval of critically important legislation to support America’s veterans. S 2372, the John S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018, or VA MISSION Act, passed the House of Representatives May 16 and will head to the Senate for consideration next week.
Association advocates these principles in any legislation to reform America’s health-care system
For people with diabetes, a daily foot exam can make a difference in preventing amputation
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