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Today's podiatrist has the necessary education and training to treat all conditions of the foot and ankle and plays a key role in keeping America healthy and mobile while helping combat diabetes and other chronic diseases.
Your feet are excellent barometers for your overall health. Healthy feet keep you moving and active. They are quite literally your foundation. In this section, learn more about APMA Seal-approved and accepted products, proper foot care, common foot and ankle conditions, and how your podiatrist can help keep you and your feet healthy.
APMA is the only organization lobbying for podiatrists and their patients on Capitol Hill. As the voice of podiatric medicine to your legislators and regulators, APMA is active on a variety of critical issues affecting podiatry and the entire health-care system.
Student Recruitment: Sabrina Minhas, DPM, (PA Delegate) led a discussion of a proposal from Pennsylvania to address current recruitment needs at the nine colleges of podiatric medicine by having state components work with local undergraduate institutions to provide lectures and information on careers in podiatric medicine and surgery. There was also discussion of how individual podiatrists can best recruit new students to podiatric medicine and surgery. Members and non-members are encouraged to sign up for the DPM Mentor Network by clicking "Update Contact and Mentor Info" under My Account on apma.org.
Trustee Patrick DeHeer, DPM, presented on psychological safety in medical education.
Delegates were asked to discuss strategic planning priorities in preparation for APMA’s strategic planning session in June. The topics they raised for further consideration by the APMA board and staff during strategic planning were:
Growth of the profession (student recruitment)
Combating external threats to the profession
Recognizing internal threats to the profession
Effective use of technology to educate the public about the profession
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