• ABFAS Logo Call to Action: Submit Comments on CPME 220/230 Draft Revisions July 8, 2024
    The Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) seeks input on the recently revised CPME 220, “Standards and Requirements for Recognition of a Specialty Board for Podiatric Medical Practice,” and CPME 230, “Procedures for Recognition of a Specialty Board for Podiatric Medical Practice.” This is your opportunity to weigh in on the future of board certification.
  • ABFAS Logo ABFAS Statement on AMA Article June 21, 2024
    As a certifying board that holds our Diplomates to the highest standards, we are extremely disappointed to see the recently published article, What's the difference between orthopaedic surgeons and podiatrists?, featuring numerous inaccuracies and half-truths. The AMA/author appear to be describing the podiatric profession 75 years ago, failing to recognize the evolution of our education and contributions to the medical field.
  • Dinh-Dujela-Ramdass Announcing the 2024 ABFAS Election Results May 1, 2024
    Please join us in congratulating newly-elected board member Thanh L. Dinh, DPM, FACFAS, and returning board members Michael D. Dujela, DPM, FACFAS, and Roland S. Ramdass, DPM, FACFAS.
  • APMSA Liaisons with ABFAS Board (2024) Shaping the Future of Podiatric Surgery: A Profile on Dr. Nicole Bauerly April 17, 2024
    ABFAS President Nicole A. Bauerly, DPM, FACFAS, shares her journey navigating the world of medicine as a woman, the pathways to leadership within her profession, and her aspirations for the future in this interview by Jeneen Elagha, TUSPM Class of 2024.
  • ABFAS Logo ABFAS Welcomes Scott Nelson, DPM, FACFAS, to Board of Directors February 15, 2024
    On February 2, the ABFAS Board of Directors appointed Scott Nelson, DPM, FACFAS, to fill the vacancy left by the departure of ABFAS Director Katie Swanstrom, DPM, FACFAS.
  • 2024 Stone Award Winners with ABFAS Board of Directors ABFAS Recognizes Outstanding Students with Stone Awards February 2, 2024
    On February 1, ABFAS President Nicole A. Bauerly, DPM, D.ABFAS, FACFAS, presented the Michael L. Stone, DPM, Outstanding Professional Conduct Awards to nine exceptional individuals.
  • Paul Adeyemi and Olivia Mackey ABFAS Announces 2023 Surgeons of Tomorrow Contest Winners November 21, 2023
    The American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery announced Paul Adeyemi from Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine and Olivia Mackey from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Podiatric Medicine as the winners of the 2023 ABFAS Surgeons of Tomorrow Student Conference Scholarship Contest.
  • LEAD CME 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 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.
  • Drs. Mineo, Speciale, Swanstrom 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.



  • The Pathway to Certification Podcast The Pathway to Certification

    July 12, 2023

    Recently-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.
  • 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.