ASPS Now at SAM 2019 ! 


We are excited to announce our participation at the Science and Management Symposium (SAM) 2019 in Orlando, Florida.

Join ASPS members Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Young Practitioners Session (Track III):

7:00 am – 9:45 am | Residents Case Presentations*

11:00 am – 12:15 pm | Back-to-Basic Workup for Surgical Procedures
Moderator: Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, MAPWCA, FASPS, CPC

11:00 am | A Review of Total Ankle Replacement Surgery – Peter B. Walimire, DPM, FACFAS
11:25 am | You've Graduated Residency and Have Your First Bunion Patient: What Next? –
Alec Hochstein, DPM, FASPS
11:50 am | Surgical Case Studies and Panel Discussion

Panelists: Alec Hochstein, DPM, FASPS; Andrew Belis, DPM, FASPS, Peter B. Walimire, DPM, FACFAS

3:00 pm | Poster Abstract Awards**

* Residents Case Presentations
FPMA is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Resident's Forum, which will take place during SAM2019 on Saturday, January 12 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. The Resident forum is sponsored by the Southeast Region of ACFAS and the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons (ASPS). Up to $1,500 in prize money will be distributed among winners. To view FPMA's guidelines for submission, please see click here. Deadline for submission is Friday, December 28, 2018.

** Poster Abstract Competition
FPMA will also host the Second Annual Poster Competition at SAM2019. Poster Abstracts must be submitted by Friday, December 21, 2018 to sam2019submissions@fpma.org. Posters must then be setup during the conference in the exhibit hall between the following dates/times: Thursday, January 10, 2019 8:45 am to Friday, January 11, 2019 1:00 pm. The competition is sponsored by the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons (ASPS). Up to $500 in prize money will be distributed among winners. To view FPMA's guidelines for submission, click here.

Additional member lectures to look for:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Track I (Lectures)
1:00 p.m. | The Importance of Total Contact Casting (S) Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM
1:30 p.m. | Insurance Questions and Answers: Some Present Challenges (PM) - Mark Block, DPM

Thursday, January 10, 2019 Track I (Lectures)
8:15 a.m. | Biopsies: A Patient Safety Perspective (S) - Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM
Track III (Workshops)
10:30 a.m. | Are You Getting the Most Out of Your DME License? Tools, Tips, and Strategies for Success! (S) Alec Hochstein, DPM

Friday, January 11, 2019 Track I (Lectures)
9:00 p.m. | Active Vs. Resting Compression (S) -Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM
2:00 p.m. | MIPS: What Happened Last Year and What To Do in 2019 (PM) - Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM

Saturday, January 12, 2019 Track II (Lectures)
7:00 a.m. | Panel Discussion: Case Complications, What Would You Do? (S) - Brad Lamm, DPM, Mark Lambert, DPM, & Andrew Belis, DPM
8:45 a.m. | The Elusive 2nd Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint: Update on Diagnostic and Treatment Options (S) - Andrew Belis, DPM
1:30 p.m. | APMA Coding Lecture (PM) - Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM


Mark Your Calendar!

Join Us August 2-3, 2019 in Chicago, IL for the ASPS Annual Surgical Conference

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