Annual Conference > Accreditation

Annual Conference Accreditation

ASPS is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. ASPS has approved this activity for a maximum of 20 continuing education contact hours (CECH).



The educational mission of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons is to purposefully advance the understanding of technology, techniques, and procedures related to podiatric surgery with a goal to improve provider knowledge and patient outcomes by offering the highest quality of didactic and clinical learning experiences for members and non-members and shall include a variety of instructional methods to improve patient care, treatment protocols, and practice efficiency. Educational programs may include interactive adult learning methods and principles utilizing didactic presentations, panel discussions, debates, case studies, question and answer, round table discussions, videos, hands-on workshops, and cadaver labs to achieve a well-rounded portfolio of educational opportunities



The intended audience of the Annual ASPS Surgical Conference is Podiatrists, Podiatric Residents, and Podiatric Students, and health professionals with an interest in advancing their knowledge of foot and ankle surgery.



  • Utilize and explain the benefits of surgical application in everyday practice.
  • Assess ethical and proper use of foot and ankle surgery as a means of patient improvement.
  • Discuss the history of surgical intervention and review training and techniques for daily practice.



  • Didactic Lectures
  • Hands-On Workshops
  • Panel Discussions
  • Case Studies/Case-Based Presentations
  • Point/Counterpoint Discussions