APMA's mission is to defend our members' ability to practice to the full extent of their education and training to best serve the public health. In fulfilling that mission, APMA depends on board certification through the two CPME-recognized boards, the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) and the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM). APMA has concerns about the announcement by ABPM of a new Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Podiatric Surgery.Read More
CPME is aware of the recent announcements by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine to offer a Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in podiatric surgery. CPME does not recognize or approve any CAQs within its current policies and procedures for board recognition. CAQs are not equivalent to certification, and they cannot lead to certification in any specific content area.Read More
Last week, APMA submitted its proposal to the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health’s (OASH) request for Comprehensive Diabetic Lower Extremity Exam (CDLEE) service, which would help with prevention of diabetes-related lower extremity complications.Read More
APMA is pleased to announce the opening of the APMA/TDI Public Health Fellowship application process for the 2023–2024 academic year. Applications will be accepted through September 23.Read More
September 15, 2022 | 8:00 p.m. EDT
On September 15, 2022 (this webinar will be rescheduled at a later date), APMA will host the seventh installment of its Coding Basics Webinar Series, "CCI Edits." Sarah Abshier, DPM, and Alex Dellinger, DPM, will present.
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