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  • 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 cganderson@apma.org.

  • Abstract Competition Winners Announced

    APMA is pleased to announce the winners of the APMA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting Abstract Competition.

  • Podiatry School Student Quiz Bowl Crowns Winner

    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.

  • Controversy Debates Cover Heel Pain, Plantar Plate Repair, Hindfoot Reconstruction

    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.

  • Examining Hot Topics in Public Health

    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.

  • Explore Surgical Procedures from Diagnosis to Coding

    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.”

  • From the Exam Room to the Courtroom

    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.

  • Podiatry Management Hall of Fame Inducts Newest Members

    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.

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