Member Positions Open on the Council

The Council on Podiatric Medical Education’s Nominating Committee is seeking applications for four at-large CPME positions and one post-secondary educator position. CPME will hold a closed-ballot election to fill the position at its October 2018 meeting. The position is for a three-year term renewable up to three consecutive terms. The council asks each of the […]

Council to Hold Spring Meeting

The council will hold its spring meeting at APMA headquarters April 26–28. Included in the council’s agenda will be the review of the annual reports submitted by each college, consideration of continuing or new approval status of approximately 65 residency programs, review of the approval status of five continuing education providers, and review of two […]

The Mountain Foot & Ankle Conference 2018

We would like to thank those of you who attended and participated in the Mountain Foot and Ankle Conference in Sun Valley. We had a great turn out and look forward to seeing many of you next year. A big thank you to our Exhibitors and Speakers for helping us make it an educational conference. […]

IPAB Repeal Passes U.S. House by Large Bipartisan Margin

Thank you to all of the organizations who helped encourage passage of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB) repeal bill (H.R. 849) in the U.S. House today. Please consider thanking those who voted in favor of repeal which were all Republicans and 76 Democrats. The final vote was 307 111. Here is the link to […]

Are You Part of the DPM Mentors Network?

Be a part of the DPM Mentors Network American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine 15850 Crabbs Branch Way Suite 320 Rockville, MD 20855 Explore your Doctor’s Bag for mentoring tools to use. Set your Availability Calendar to fit your schedule. Answer FAQs once for every student who comes to visit your practice. Become […]

CMS Extends Deadline for 2016 Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) Electronic Health Record (EHR) Submission

CMS is extending the submission deadline for 2016 Quality Reporting data submission You now have until March 13, 2017 to submit 2016 EHR data via through a registry. The original submission deadline was February 28, 2017. Providers who do not satisfactorily report 2016 quality measure data to meet the PQRS requirements will be subject to […]

Foot & Ankle Conference

Thank you for attending the Mountain Foot and Ankle Conference in Sun Valley last month. We had a great turn out and look forward to seeing many of you next year. A big thank you to our Exhibitors and Speakers for supporting the IPMA and providing an educational conference. We will be emailing out the […]

May 2016

Good evening, For those of you who don’t know me I am Jerry Peterson, Chairman Emeritus of APMAPAC and now your new liaison from the Legislative Committee of APMA.  I have the distinct  pleasure of working alongside all of you to achieve success in implementing the legislative agenda for APMA in 2016/2017.  As you all […]

1 April 2016

Good Afternoon, Foot Health Awareness Month (April 4—30) provides APMA and its members and affiliates with the opportunity to help educate the public about podiatrists’ education, training, and experience. Join us in supporting APMA’s “Today’s Podiatrist Keeps America Walking” campaign, which provides a host of new educational materials for both member and patient use, including […]

October 2015

Dear Idaho Podiatrists: Thank you for participating this summer and fall in promoting our HELLPP Act petition in your front office. We have recorded a lot of member engagement in this grassroots initiative to get your elected senators to cosponsor our signature  (HELLPP Act (HR 1221 / S 626) legislation. Now it is time to […]