Introducing CME for LEAD
August 21, 2023
ABFAS Diplomates can now earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits for each completed quarter of the LEAD Continuous Certification Program. To earn LEAD CME credit, Diplomates must complete all 30 questions in a quarter.
Words of Wisdom for Graduating Residents
June 28, 2023
Members of the ABFAS Board of Directors have words of wisdom and support for graduating residents as they begin the next phase of their careers.
Announcing the 2023 ABFAS Election Results
May 2, 2023
Please join us in congratulating newly-elected board members Timothy J. Mineo, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS, and Vito Speciale, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS, and returning board member Katie M. Swanstrom, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS.
An Appeal to the Profession
April 26, 2023
Over the last few weeks, activity on various podiatry social media platforms has surged, including personal attacks against those in leadership positions within podiatry. We join our fellow organizations in urging the podiatric medical community to stop this destructive behavior.
ABFAS Statement on APMA Board Certification Summit
March 20, 2023
We welcome discussion and effort to collectively ensure a strong future for our profession. This APMA Board Certification Summit, however, does not properly support such an important endeavor.
ABFAS Recognizes Exceptional Podiatric Medical Students
March 15, 2023
On February 9, ABFAS President Jeffery L. Giesking, DPM, D.ABFAS, presented the 2023 Michael L. Stone, DPM, Outstanding Professional Conduct Awards to nine exceptional individuals.
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.
The Pathway to Certification
July 12, 2023Recently-certified Diplomates Jacqueline Donovan, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS, and Roberto Brandão, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS, share their journey through the certification process with ABFAS Board Member Dustin Kruse, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS.
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.