Congratulations to Dr. Stephanie Hook, see her accomplishments below. Important deadline date for the CAQ application is coming up... don't be left out! We have a new version of the ABPM App, download it today. The 2019 ABPM "On the Go" meetings for 2019 have been posted. Stop by our booth with any questions or just to say hello. Wishing all our members a very Happy Thanksgiving!
As always, please continue to send in your most recent accomplishments and appointments to admin@ABPMed.org.
David H. George, DPM
Dr. Stephanie Hook elected to the New York State Podiatric Medical Association Board of Trustees
"I have always had a heart for moving our profession forward. Being elected to the
NY State Podiatric Medical Association Board of Trustees is a huge honor and opportunity," said the newly elected Board of Trustees member, Stephanie Hook, DPM.
As a member of the Board, Dr. Hook will help their mission of supporting excellence in the practice of podiatric medicine and surgery by creating awareness of the profession's role and value. This includes supporting lobbying efforts for podiatric related bills, particularly those striving for parity in the medical community, and ongoing work to promote public understanding of podiatry, the level of training required, and specific expertise podiatrists can provide in overall health.
Note: For those submitting cases (see C below), deadline is Tuesday, November 20, 2018.
ABPM diplomates must be able to demonstrate at least one of the following:
provide certificate confirming completion of a CPME-approved fellowship in amputation prevention and wound care or similar designation, or
submit documentation in the form of a letter regarding expertise in a wound care or hospital setting (minimum of 1,000 documented hours verified by the program's Hospital CMO, Fellowship Director, or Department Chairperson/Chief of Service), or
pass a case documentation process proving expertise in amputation prevention and wound care