An independent organization—formed to collaborate with APMA
in representing the surgical interests of APMA members. ASPS will
advance the knowledge and skills of podiatrists in the area of surgery
of the foot, ankle, and governing and related structures. ASPS also
will provide valued expertise and information in advocating for
ASPS VISION AND PURPOSE
ASPS ensures that all APMA members and other physicians who are
interested in gaining increased knowledge and skill in the area of foot
and ankle surgery shall have access to ASPS. ASPS is the surgical voice
for APMA and serves to promote and support the initiatives of APMA and
its goals associated with Vision 2015.
As is the case with all specialty societies and colleges, ASPS is not a
credentialing organization and does not conduct licensing or
certification processes. The principal purpose of ASPS is to facilitate
education and research activities in the area of podiatric surgery.
These activities are viewed to reinforce and support licensing and
Engage podiatric leadership in advancing the interests of podiatric surgeons.
Be the industry leader in online services, including CME, video library, and social networking.
Offer high quality continuing podiatric medical education programs related to surgery.
Work closely with the American Board of Podiatric Surgery to support and promote certification in podiatric surgery.
Represent podiatric surgeons on key APMA committees that influence the practice of podiatric physicians and surgeons.