• Scope of Practice Letter Scheduled Website Down Time: Thursday, April 21 April 11, 2022
    As part of scheduled maintenance, the ABFAS website will be briefly offline for a few minutes on Thursday, April 21, at 6 p.m. Eastern time/3 p.m. Pacific time. We apologize for any inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.
  • LEAD Program Banner New LEAD Resources March 29, 2022
    ABFAS has rolled out new resources to increase Diplomates' understanding of the LEAD Continuous Certification program: a podcast and navigation help videos.
  • 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 Presents 2022 Michael L. Stone Awards February 24, 2022
    Today, February 24, 2022, ABFAS President Amberly C. Paradoa, DPM, D.ABFAS, presented the 2022 Michael L. Stone, DPM, Outstanding Professional Conduct Awards to nine exceptional individuals.
  • PRESENT Podiatry Logo PRESENT Podiatry Reviews LEAD Program January 26, 2022
    Thank you to PRESENT Podiatry and ABFAS Diplomate Jarrod Shapiro, DPM, for publishing a thorough review of the LEAD Continuous Certification program.
  • Scope of Practice Letter 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 logo 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).
  • Dr. Giesking, Dr. Bauerly, and Dr. Paradoa. 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.
  • ABFAS logo 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.
  • Albert Burns, DPM Marking the Service of 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 2021-22 Board of Directors 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.