ABFAS Media

ABFAS News

 

  • ABFAS logo ABFAS Statement on ABPM Certificate Registration September 7, 2022
    Several leading podiatric organizations have raised serious concerns about ABPM’s rush to launch the new CAQ and the potential confusion it may cause among patients and hospitals. We have been encouraged to see many comments that reflect concerns we share.
  • ABFAS logo Latest ABFAS Examination Pass Rates Show Why Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery from ABPM is Unnecessary August 17, 2022
    New ABFAS examination pass rate data illustrates why the rationale behind a new, unrecognized CAQ in Podiatric Surgery being offered by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) is unnecessary.
  • ABFAS logo ABFAS Statement on ABPM Certificate of Added Qualification in Podiatric Surgery August 5, 2022
    The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) is the only recognized certifying board for foot and ankle surgery in the United States. We are deeply concerned about the announcement by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM) that it plans to issue a new, unrecognized certification in podiatric surgery.
  • Podiatry Logging Service logo The New, Improved PLS August 4, 2022
    As part of our ongoing goal to improve the ABFAS candidate experience, we have made major upgrades to the Podiatry Logging Service (PLS). If you’re logging your cases for Case Review—or if you are planning to—it's a good idea to visit the new PLS website now to review the improvements.
  • Samuel Mendicino, DPM, D.ABFAS In Memory of Samuel S. Mendicino, DPM, D.ABFAS July 26, 2022
    ABFAS mourns the loss of Past President Samuel S. Mendicino, DPM, D.ABFAS, who passed away July 24, 2022.
  • LEAD Program Thumbnail Banner Results Direct Interview: The ABFAS LEAD Program June 29, 2022
    Results Direct, developer of the LEAD Program Requirements interactive tool, interviewed ABFAS CEO/Executive Director Katherine Kreiter about the ABFAS win of an ASAE Merit Award.
  • ABFAS logo A Joint Statement from ABFAS, ACFAS, APMA, and WSPMA June 10, 2022
    Last month, the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, the American Podiatric Medical Association, and the Washington State Podiatric Medical Association became aware of a damaging video of an orthopedic surgeon delivering a presentation on podiatric medical education and training.
  • LEAD Program Success Stories LEAD Program Success Stories June 6, 2022
    A new feature on the ABFAS website shares the success stories of ABFAS Diplomates who have participated in the LEAD program.
  • Andrew J. Meyr, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS An ABFAS Board Certification: A Conversation with Dr. Andrew J. Meyr June 3, 2022
    Andrew J. Meyr, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS, explains why he considers ABFAS Board Certification the “last universal goal" for foot and ankle surgeons. An interview by Jeneen Elagha, TUSPM Class of 2024.
  • Drs. Butterworth, Kruse, and Rogers Announcing the 2022 ABFAS Election Results May 3, 2022
    The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) is proud to announce the results of the 2022 Board of Directors election. Please join us in welcoming Dr. Michelle L. Butterworth, Dr. Dustin L. Kruse, and Dr. Diana E. Rogers.

Podcasts

 

  • LEAD Program Thumbnail Banner Introduction to the LEAD Continuous Certification Program

    March 29, 2022

    In this podcast, ABFAS President Amberly Paradoa, DPM, D.ABFAS, and Continuous Certification Committee Chair Christopher Lotufo, DPM, D.ABFAS, discuss the new ABFAS LEAD Continuous Certification program, orienting Diplomates to the program's purpose and requirements.
  • Podcast How to Prepare for ABFAS Examinations

    January 8, 2020

    “ABFAS Exam Preparation Materials” guides you through all ABFAS produced materials that you can review before taking your In-training exam or Part I Board Qualification Exams.
  • Podcast New 2020 Certification Process

    January 8, 2020

    The podcast, “The New 2020 Certification Process”, reviews the changes in the new ABFAS certification process, including In-training examination changes, the NEW CBPS exam, and the new Qualification process.
  • placeholder-thumbnail-300x150-5 Case Review Prep and PLS Logging

    January 8, 2020

    “Case Review Preparation and PLS Logging” podcast is a comprehensive overview on candidate’s preparation for case review. This will be an excellent resource when you are preparing for Part II Case Review.
  • Podcast Value of ABFAS Certification

    January 7, 2020

    Podcast “The Value of ABFAS Certification” highlights the importance of board certification.