Resident News to Use!
June 2017
ABPM Advocates for the Podiatric Parity and Veteran access to care in the VA
 
On May 2, American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) President Steve Goldman, DPM, testified before the VA House Committee, Subcommittee on Health about key legislation that would help to address ongoing delays in access to quality care at the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). 

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App for Apple iOS device: iTunes, or
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Practice Profile: Dr. Dyane Tower
Dr. Dyane Tower:  A profile of enthusiasm

Dr. Dyane Tower's career is shaped by her inquisitiveness and passion for learning. Because of these traits, her career has been filled with what she describes as a series of happy "twists and turns."
 
A job with an orthopedic surgeon while in college inspired her career in the podiatric profession. "I was intrigued. As I researched the profession and shadowed podiatrists in the field, I became convinced that this was the career for me. The podiatric specialty offers so many opportunities to ...
ABPM On the Move - Upcoming Events
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ABPM attends multiple conferences, receptions and presentations throughout the year. Please check our calendar periodically to see if we will be in your area. Below are upcoming events: 
A Note from the Editor - Dr. Melissa Lockwood
 
Hello and welcome to the new 1st year residents! I am so excited for you all as you begin your 'next steps' within podiatry. This month, we are featuring a young member who has made a VERY big splash nationally - Dr. Dyane Tower!  I encourage you to read more about her journey following residency and how it led her to her current position with the APMA.  Please take a moment to view ABPM President Dr. Steve Goldman's testimony before Congress (and  Rep Brad Wenstrup - a podiatrist from Ohio!) regarding parity within the VA system for podiatrists.  This advocacy is one of the the many ways ABPM is working to move our profession forward.  Happy Summer and best of luck these first few months of your 'new year'!

Until next time,
Dr. Lockwood
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Sincerely,
The American Board of Podiatric Medicine.