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Welcome APMA’s Newest Affiliate!
During the 2011 House of Delegates meeting, the delegates voted to approve affiliate status for the Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons (AENS). AENS was founded in 2006 by physicians from multiple medical specialties dedicated to peripheral nerve pathology and treatment. The AENS mission is to promote the collaborative study and development of medical research regarding the treatment of extremity nerve disease. Membership includes MDs, DOs, DPMs, PhDs, and students interested in furthering the dissemination of current knowledge and development of basic medical research in peripheral nerve disease. AAPSM Fellow Amol Saxena, DPM, of Palo Alto, CA, has been selected to receive the 2011 Richard Schuster, DPM Biomechanics Award. The Schuster Award is presented to an AAPSM member for outstanding research, education, and leadership in podiatric sports medicine. Both awards will be presented during the AAPSM Annual Membership Meeting, Friday, July 29 at 6 p.m. in Boston. Congratulations to both winners!
Terence B. Albright, DPM, Wins APMSA 2011 Kenison Award
The American Podiatric Medical Students’ Association (APMSA) has selected APMA Past President Terence Albright, DPM, to receive its most distinguished honor: the APMSA Kenison Award. The APMSA Kenison Award, named for Nehemiah Kenison, a visionary and leader in the profession of chiropody in the mid1800s, recognizes individuals who have Terence B. Albright, DPM made outstanding efforts for and contributions to podiatric medical students and the profession. Since graduating from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1975, Dr. Albright has made a substantial impact on the profession and significant contributions to its advancements. Dr. Albright has been a private practice physician and a podiatric medical educator. He taught at the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine before serving as executive vice president of Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine (now the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science). He eventually served as president of the college. There is no question that Dr. Albright has positively affected the education of podiatric medical students. In addition to his educational experience, Dr. Albright is a former member of the APMA Board of Trustees, served on many APMA committees, and was APMA president from 1998–1999. “His hard work and dedication as a practitioner, educator, and leader prove his commitment, loyalty, and belief in the profession of podiatric medicine,” said APMSA President Adam Siegel. “It is Dr. Albright’s faith in the profession, and especially the students of podiatric medicine, that helps to advance [podiatric medical] education … across the nation. Dr. Albright’s success, motivation, and perseverance demonstrate the prominent impact he has made on the field. It is with great honor that the APMSA House of Delegates recognizes such an outstanding individual.” n
Nerve treatment can be a great area for specialization in a foot and ankle practice. There are literally hundreds of thousands of patients who suffer from peripheral nerve problems but go untreated.
With statistical and clinical research into nerve treatment and diagnosis, advancements can be made in treating chronic pain, neuropathy, and other symptoms that may be corrected by nerve treatment. AENS has developed several peripheral nerve courses to expand the knowledge base in this area. Nerve treatment can be a great area for specialization in a foot and ankle practice. There are literally hundreds of thousands of patients who suffer from peripheral nerve problems but go untreated. For more information, visit www.aens.us or call 888-708-9575.
Congratulations to AAPSM Fellows: Timothy Dutra, DPM, and Amol Saxena, DPM
The American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine (AAPSM) nominating committee is pleased to announce that it has selected AAPSM Fellow Timothy Dutra, DPM, of San Leandro, CA, as the recipient of the 2011 Robert M. Barnes, DPM Distinguished Service Award. The Barnes Award is presented to an AAPSM member for his or her many years of dedication to AAPSM in promoting the importance of podiatric sports medicine.
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of APMA News - May 2011
APMA News - May 2011
APMA Educational Foundation Annual Giving Campaign
91st House of Delegates: Focused on the Future
Roth: To Convert or Not to Convert?
Surgical Workshops at The National Offer Hands-on Instruction
Annual Scientific Meeting Preliminary Program
Annual Scientific Meeting Registration Form
Annual Scientific Meeting Sponsors
PICA and Podiatric Medicine: Family Ties Run Deep
Attaining Parity in California
Affordable Care Act, One Year Later: Part One
Members Who Know Media
Small Business 101
APMA Out and About
Worthy of Note
New and Deceased Members
2011 Call for Awards Nominations
Dates to Remember
APMA News - May 2011