LEAD System End-Of-Year Maintenance
January 6, 2023
The LEAD system is currently undergoing end-of-year maintenance. As a result, your LEAD history and participation may not show at this time.
ABFAS 2022 “Surgeons of Tomorrow” Contest Winners
November 16, 2022
ABFAS announces 2022 “Surgeons of Tomorrow” Student Conference Scholarship Contest winners.
ABFAS Partners with Podiatry Students
October 18, 2022
Recognizing the vital role the student pipeline plays in ensuring the future of podiatry, ABFAS has partnered with the American Podiatric Medical Students Association (APMSA) to help ensure the future of the profession.
Newly Board Qualified and Board Certified DPMs
October 17, 2022
We welcome all newly ABFAS Board Qualified DPMs and congratulate new Diplomates. We admire your dedication to the field of foot and ankle surgery. This list includes candidates and Diplomates newly Board Qualified or Certified between Sept. 1, 2021 and Sept. 22, 2022.
ABFAS 2022 Highlights
October 17, 2022
A productive year for the ABFAS Board, Diplomates, and staff has included strengthening the ABFAS candidate experience, protecting the profession, and welcoming new officers, Directors, and committee members.
A Message from ABFAS President Jeffery L. Giesking, DPM, D.ABFAS
October 15, 2022
Working together, I am confident we can continue to grow our community and deliver on our important mission, ensuring patients, providers, and physicians know ABFAS is truly the professional gold standard and a credential they can trust.
Profile in Excellence: Nilin Rao, DPM, D.ABFAS
September 26, 2022
It’s a rare twentysomething who is focused on one day becoming Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS). Nilin Rao, DPM, D.ABFAS, is a rare individual.
ABFAS Statement on Opening of ABPM’s 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.
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 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.
Introduction to the LEAD Continuous Certification Program
March 29, 2022In 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.
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.