Member eNews Update
September 2019
Editor's Note
Please be so kind as to complete our short survey for a chance to win a $100 American Express gift card, we want your valuable feedback!  ABPM has been on the go and was present at the ACP International Medicine conference. Dr. Shikoff provides some very positive opportunities and connections from this event.  Please note the CAQ application deadline at the end of this year.  Congratulation to all our  women diplomates during Women in Medicine  month!

Lastly, continue to send in your most recent accomplishments and appointments to  

Thank you,
David H. George, DPM

The ABPM Semi-Annual Member Newsletter is distributed to keep members apprised of our activities as it relates to our mission of board certification in the practice of podiatric medicine and orthopedics.

Please complete this  SHORT survey at your earliest convenience. Your responses are critical in helping us shape our ongoing strategic plan. We look forward to your feedback! 

Note: ALL responses will be entered in a drawing for $100 American Express gift card. 
The survey will close on Tuesday, Oct 1st .
In April of this year, Drs. Marc Benard and Mitchell Shikoff had the opportunity to exhibit at the American College of Physicians (ACP) Internal Medicine Conference in Philadelphia, PA. The ACP Internal Medicine Conference is the largest medical seminar in the country with over 11.000 physicians yearly representing countries from around the globe. 

This was part of our outreach to medical specialties to showcase the ABPM and the benefits of incorporating ABPM Diplomates into treatment plans for their patients with lower extremity pathologies.
Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ)
in Amputation Prevention and Wound Care 
ABPM Diplomates interested in taking the CAQ Exam  must be able to demonstrate at least  one of the following:

1. provide certificate confirming completion of a CPME-approved fellowship in amputation prevention and wound care or similar designation,  or 

2. 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

3. pass a case documentation process proving expertise in amputation prevention and wound care
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - Online application available
Saturday, December 21, 2019 - Application deadline
Friday, March 6, 2020 - Administration of the CAQ Examination
September is WOMEN IN MEDICINE Month!

Each September, the American Medical Association (AMA) Women Physicians Section (WPS) honors physicians who have offered their time, wisdom and support to advance women with careers in medicine.

Want to get involved in Women in Medicine Month? Find out how   here!
On the Move - Upcoming Events in 2019

The ABPM attends multiple conferences throughout the year. Please check our calendar periodically to see if we will be in your area. Below are the next few upcoming events:

October 24-26 | PRESENT West - Superbones/Superwounds | Henderson, NV
November 9-10 | Goldfarb Clinical Conference | King of Prussia, PA
December 4-7, 2019 | Desert Foot Conference | Phoenix, AZ