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APMA Registry Now Available 

This Registry will allow APMA members to complete attestations for the advancing care information (ACI) and clinical practice improvement activities (CPIA) components of MIPS for the 2017 performance year. Click on Headline to read all about it!

 

PMAP's Move to PICA The Podiatric Medical Assurance of Pennsylvania (PMAP) Professional Liability Insurance program NOW utilizes Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA) as its underwriting insurer and will continue all policy serving with The John Yurconic Agency. For more information on joining the state's top podiatric insurance program, please call 877-261-7622 and ask for John Yurconic Jr., ext. 104, or Jennifer Richardson, ext. 119. 

 

PPMA Scholarship & Guild 45/OPEIU Scholarships Every year PPMA offers a $1,000 academic scholarship to a family member of an active member of PPMA whose professional liability insurance is supplied through the PMAP program. It shall be used by the family member to offset costs incurred to attend an accredited four-year college, an accredited two-year college, or an accredited trade school. Click on the Headline for Application. 

            Go to the link provided by clicking the Guild45/OPEIU headline above that takes you directly to website for information and applying for these scholarships offered through OPEIU:

  1.             Howard Coughlin Memorial Scholarship Fund
  2.             John Kelly Labor Studies Scholarship Fund
  3.             Romeo Corbeil/Gilles Beauregard Scholarship Fund "Summer Camp"

Guild 45 & OPEIU's Efforts to Develop Healthcare Plan to Offer PPMA Member Practices This is in full swing and underway. More information forthcoming. 

 

Goldfarb Foundation Advances with Student Parts 1 & 2 APMLE Board Review Apps

The Foundation is constantly looking for ways to help podiatrists achieve their highest educational goals.This latest endeavor offers over 1,000 practice questions each to help prepare you for the APMLE Parts I & II  board exams! For more information or to purchase, click on the headline above. 

 

Goldfarb's New Conquer the Boards has been tailored to the exam candidate who has a grasp of the ABFAS exam material and wants a focused review to prepare for their fall, 2017 examination or re-examination. Click "Conquer the Boards" for more information or to purchase. 

 

The Foundation has kept up with technology and has been offering the Online Recert Prep Coursewhichisdesigned to allow those recertifying for ABFAS, ABPM, or ABMSP in 2018 to prepare at their own pace by watching recorded lectures and review the Foundation's Study Guide, along with utilizing testing materials designed for those recertifying. Click on "Online Recert Prep Course," for more information or to purchase. Registration Opens September 1, 2017. 

 

Also in addition to the Board Review Course offered in a Classroom setting, it too is availabe online. This year's Review is January 24-27, 2018, 28 CE Contact Hours. Registration doesn't open until October 19, 2017. Click on "Board Review Course" and "online" for more information.

 

 

 

Drs. Pontious and LaFata say "Don't Wait"

How often or when should you see a podiatrist?

The answer ideally is “Often”; as for when, the answer is “No time like the present.” As you will hear from two of PPMA’s Board Members below, don’t wait for your feet to become intolerably painful or for that ulcer to grow acute. Especially if you are diabetic or suspect you’re diabetic. READ ARTICLE


PPMA Membership

The PA Podiatric Medical Association's (PPMA) 875+ members help sustain podiatric medicine as the main source of foot and ankle care in Pennsylvania. Read Benefits of Belonging

 

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