• 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.
  • Paradoa2019 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 logo 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.
  • Scope of Practice Letter 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.
  • Carl Lawrence 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.