Tips for Accessing the LEAD Diplomate Site
January 10, 2022
If you experience issues while attempting to log in to the new LEAD Continuous Certification program, review our troubleshooting instructions.
ABFAS Statement on Certificates of Added Qualifications
December 15, 2021
ABFAS statement on the American Board of Podiatric Medicine's (ABPM) Certificates of Added Qualifications (CAQs).
ABFAS 2021 Highlights
November 15, 2021
In 2021, ABFAS elected new board officers and directors, made positive changes to the certification process, and prepared for the imminent launch of the LEAD Continuous Certification program. In addition, ABFAS continued to provide service to Diplomates and candidates while taking steps to keep its volunteers and staff safe during the time of COVID-19.
Newly Board Qualified and Board Certified DPMs
November 15, 2021
As of Sept. 13, 2021. We welcome all newly ABFAS Board Qualified DPMs and congratulate new Diplomates. We admire your dedication to the field of foot and ankle surgery.
Marking the Service of a Longtime ABFAS Volunteer Albert Burns, DPM
November 4, 2021
Dr. Burns has been a valued member of the ABFAS community since 1984, when he began service on the Credentials Committee. He served on, and was chair of, both the Oral and Written Examination Committees.
ABFAS Pledges $50K for APMA Student Recruitment
November 1, 2021
ABFAS has served as a longtime partner in APMA’s student recruitment activities. This most recent contribution is in addition to ABFAS’ five-year commitment of a $25,000 annual allocation that started in 2019, and doubles ABFAS support for fiscal year 2021 to $50,000.
A Message from ABFAS President Amberly C. Paradoa, DPM
November 1, 2021
The growth of ABFAS has been propelled collectively by volunteers, and by all the Past Presidents and members of the Board of Directors.
NBPME Survey on Clinical Skills Assessment or Verification for Licensure
October 26, 2021
Since the February 2021 postponement of the Part II CSPE, the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners (NBPME) has established an investigation to review options and ensure pathways for progression and licensure for its students and residents, while maintaining the trust earned from patients, the public, licensing authorities and others that DPM graduates have the requisite skills.
Scheduled PLS Site Maintenance: Sept. 14, 2021
September 9, 2021
The Podiatry Logging Service for Surgery (PLS) website will be offline for scheduled maintenance starting at 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Tuesday, September 14.
In Memory of Carl Lawrence
August 30, 2021
ABFAS is saddened to report the passing on August 28, 2021, of longtime staffer Carl Lawrence, a beloved fixture of the ABFAS community.
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.
New 2020 Certification Process
January 8, 2020The 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.
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.
Value of ABFAS Certification
January 7, 2020Podcast “The Value of ABFAS Certification” highlights the importance of board certification.