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APMA Affiliates Add Big Value with Small Group Discussions at The National

February 18, 2015

Affiliates add big value with small group discussions.

The APMA 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting (The National), July 23–26 in Orlando, FL, will be this year’s premier foot and ankle conference. One quality of The National that sets it apart is its sheer scope and diversity of content. The educational program offers multiple specialty tracks as well as content specifically for young physicians, assistants, and experienced members. Simply put, The National offers something for everyone.

To enhance the already robust selection of tracks available through the educational program, this year attendees will be able to receive additional focused knowledge through small group discussions hosted by APMA affiliates on Friday, July 24, from 1:30–5:30 p.m. The group discussions are designed for more intimate learning than general lectures and explore topics of specific interest to the affiliate host.

Each two-hour panel discussion offers two CECH; attend a session in each time slot to earn an additional four CECH at no extra cost! This supplement to the educational program means attendees can receive 29 CECH without paying any fees in addition to the normal cost of registration.

  • The American Society of Podiatric Medicine (ASPM)
    ASPM will present “The Podiatric Response to Seropositive Connective Tissue Disorders” from 1:30–3:30 p.m. The session will be moderated by ASPM President Elliot Udell, DPM, and include panelists Albert Armstrong Jr., DPM; Molly Judge, DPM; and Robert Marcus, DPM.
  • The American Society of Podiatric Dermatology (ASPD)
    ASPD will present “Dermoscopy for both Melanocytic Skin Cancer and Nonmalignant Skin Cancer” from 1:30–3:30 p.m. The faculty for this session will be determined.
  • The American College of Foot and Ankle Pediatrics (ACFAP)
    ACFAP will present “Comprehensive Equinus Treatment of the Podopediatric Patient (Surgical and Non-Surgical)” from 1:30–3:30 p.m. The session will be moderated by ACFAP President Louis DeCaro, DPM, and include panelists Patrick Agnew, DPM; Patrick DeHeer, DPM; and Michael Graham, DPM.
  • The American Association for Women Podiatrists (AAWP)
    AAWP will present “Achieving Better Outcomes: The Unique Anatomical, Biomechanical, and Hormonal Issues in Female Patients” from 3:30–5:30 p.m. The session will be moderated by Karen Langone, DPM, and include panelists Elizabeth Bass, DPM; Alison Garten, DPM; Erika Schwartz, DPM; and Jennifer Spector, DPM; as well as AAWP President Aparna Duggirala, DPM.
  • The Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons (AENS)
    AENS will present “Improving Outcomes with Peripheral Nerve Concepts” from 3:30–5:30 p.m. The session will be moderated by AENS President Stephen Barrett, DPM, and include panelists James Anderson, DPM; Robert Parker, DPM; and James Wilton, DPM.

Are you interested in even more educational opportunities from APMA affiliates at The National? The American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine (ACFAOM) will host its Annual Clinical Conference at The National on Wednesday, July 22. Participation in this day of learning will earn attendees an additional eight CECH. The cost to attend the Clinical Conference is $99 for APMA members; complimentary registration is available to ACFAOM and FPMA members.

No other foot and ankle conference brings together world-renowned speakers and a broad array of topics like The National! Register for The National by March 29 and pay the low early-bird rate of $345 for APMA members; students and residents receive complimentary registration. Act today!

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