Need help using APMA.org? Read these frequently asked questions. If you can't find the answer to your question, please contact us for assistance.
Q1. I can't remember my username and/or password. Can APMA send them to me?
A. Your username is usually your APMA ID. If you have forgotten your log-in information, you can reset your password using the email address we have in our system. If you are having additional trouble, please contact us for assistance.
Q2. I am not a member of APMA. Can I create an account on APMA.org?
A. Yes, non-members may create an account on the log-in page if they wish to register for events, make donations, and use certain other features of our website. Note: This account will not give you access to any member-only areas of the website. To gain access to that content, please visit the Membership section for more information on joining APMA. All APMA members have an existing account and should not create an account online. If you are a non-member podiatrist or a podiatric medical student, and are unsure if you have an account, contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to creating a new account as you are likely to already be in our database.
Q3. I think information in my account is out of date. Where can I view and update it?
A. Changes to your account, including mailing addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and more can be made in the My Account section, under My Account.
Q4. How can I access and print my continuing education contact hours (CECH) certificate from the APMA Annual Scientific Meeting (The National)?
A. CECH certificates earned at The National are available in the My Account area, under My CECH. The My CECH section only includes certificates from the APMA Annual Scientific Meeting or other APMA-sponsored continuing education activities; CECH earned through other podiatric events is not listed on APMA.org.
Q5. Does APMA provide information on creating a practice website and/or social media accounts?
A. Yes! APMA has written several articles about creating a practice website and using social media channels, which are available to members on the Getting Your Practice Online page.
Q6. Can I use content from APMA.org on my website?
A. In general, APMA requests that you contact us for permission before using any materials found on our website. As per the APMA.org User Agreement: "You acknowledge and agree that content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, design, graphics, or other material contained on this Site ('Content') is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, or other proprietary rights and laws. You may not copy, reproduce, distribute or create derivative works from this Content or otherwise use, transmit, rebroadcast, publish, or distribute in any form this Content without APMA's prior, written consent."
However, APMA develops many online materials intended to educate the general public about foot health. We encourage our members to link to and/or use these materials on their practice websites. This includes materials in the following areas:
APMA members do not need prior written permission to use the text or publications from the above pages on their websites. APMA does, however, require that users credit APMA as the original source and provide a link to www.apma.org. (Note: This policy applies to the text and publications on these pages only; prior consent is required for use of photographs, graphics, videos, and other forms of content found on these pages.)
*Members of the media, please visit the media room to contact the PR Department directly with your requests.
Q7. Can I download a copy of the logo?
APMA members can download the APMA member logo, along with many other materials, in the Multimedia Library.
Q8. My foot/heel/ankle hurts. Can you help me?
A. APMA cannot answer individual questions relating to the diagnosis or treatment of foot and ankle conditions. We encourage you to visit the Foot Health Information section for information on foot health issues. You may also use the Find a Podiatrist tool to find a doctor near you.
Q9. What are the best shoes to buy for summer/winter/sports? What features should I look for?
A. The APMA Seal of Acceptance/Seal of Approval section features lists of podiatrist-approved shoes and other products. In addition, APMA offers Tips for Healthy Feet to help you choose the best shoes for your needs. For additional advice, we recommend you contact a podiatrist.
Q10. I'm a member of the media. Where can I get information for a story?
A. Please visit the media room for press releases, surveys, and other information for the media. You may also contact the APMA Public Relations team directly with your requests.
Q11. Do you sell advertising space on APMA.org?
A. APMA does sell advertising space on APMA.org. Please see our media kit for details. We also offer many other advertising and sponsorship opportunities.
Q12. How do I place a classified ad on APMA.org?
A. Visit our Career Center to place an ad for an open position or the sale of your practice. If you would like to advertise equipment for sale or prefer to speak with a representative about placing your ad, you may contact our advertising sales representatives at The YGS Group.
Q13. How can I look up a colleague's contact information?
A. APMA provides members with the Member Directory, which is available from the My Account section. The directory is a listing of all APMA members that can be searched by name or location.
Q14. Does APMA.org meet WCAG 2.1 website accessibility standards?
A. APMA is committed to facilitating the accessibility and usability of its website, regardless of technology or ability. Please be aware that our efforts are ongoing. If, at any time, you have any specific questions, feedback, or concerns about the accessibility of any particular web page within our sites or if you experience any difficulty in accessing any part of this website, please feel free to email us at email@example.com or call us at 301-581-9200, and we will work with you to provide the information, item, or transaction you seek through an alternate communication method that is accessible for you (for example, through telephone support).
Q15. May I get APMA's IRS Tax Identification Number and completed W-9?
A. Yes. APMA's TIN is 53-0239502. This year's completed W-9 is available for download.