Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association
The Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) is an organization dedicated to serving its membership through education, public awareness, and government representation. It also provides representation to healthcare provider communities-at-large, healthcare reimbursement agencies, and national podiatric organizations.
CPMA Member, Gordon Fosdick Featured in Golf Digest
Julie Fosdick of Middlefield, CT wife of CPMA member Dr. Gordon Fosdick lost her battle with liver cancer in September of 2012. Dr Gordon Fosdick and his son Christopher have found sanctuary in the world of golf. Read more..
CPMA Radiology Certificate Course Scheduled for October 2, 2014 click here for more details
Dr. Carol Callahan and Dr. Marc Lederman from CPMA speak with event sponsor Saucony during the CPMA Spring Running Injury Prevention Seminar May 10, 2014.
Spring Running Injury Prevention Seminar
Over 30 CPMA members and local allied health professionals attended the CPMA Spring Running Injury Prevention Seminar Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Chawla Auditorium at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford, CT.
Nationally recognized speakers such as Paul Manwaring from the Central Connecticut State University Athletic Department and Spencer White, biomechanics research chief from Saucony, Inc. gathered to offer their expertise. Each emphasized the importance of prevention and early detection of sports related injuries with an emphasis on long distance running as well as sprinting. All proceeds from these event registrations will be donated to the Special Olympics. Dr. Neal Zomback, CPMA member and local physician from Comprehensive Foot Care in New Haven, CT has been an onsite physician for this challenging and fulfilling event for over 15 years, donating his time and skill to over 200 Special Olympians. To date, $1,830 was raised for this terrific organization!
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Upcoming Board Meeting
Get more details on the upcoming Board meeting dates, times and locations.
To all who attended, thank you for joining us at the 2014 Annual Symposium! The Symposium was a great success at it’s new location at the Marriott Downtown Hartford. There were over 200 Physicians and Assistants in attendance,47 exhibitors, and generous support of over 15 sponsors. Faculty provided some great lectures which were well attended, on very relevant topics.
We hope to see you back in 2015!
Legislative Session Ends on Upbeat Note for CPMA
June 12, 2013 Meriden, Connecticut. The Board and membership of the Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) were pleased to honor six elected officials who have been key supporters of bills for Podiatric Medicine in the 2012/2013 calendar year including addressing issues associated with AAC Prescription Drug Monitoring (HB 6389), definition of surgery and MD/DPM practice ownership. Awarding these legislators for their tireless commitment and dedication to public health concerns, particularly Podiatric medicine was fulfilling for the Board and membership of CPMA. READ MORE
CPMA Names New Board President
CPMA Elects Board President for 2014-2015
Dr. Eric M. Kosofsky of Hartford Podiatry Group in Hartford, CT was named as CPMA President of the Board of Directors on March 27th during CPMA's Annual Symposium. READ MORE
CPMA Members - Call to Action
All CPMA Members are encouraged to please contact their legislators regarding ankle bill laws along with other issues associated with podiatric services and state legislation.
House Bill 5443 An Act Requiring Podiatrists to Be Board Qualified. Members may click here, log onto the Members Only section, visit Document Library/Ankle Law to find out more about this bill and how they may articulate their concerns to their legislative officials in CT.
Value of Care by Podiatrists: Saving Limbs, Saving Lives
Podiatrists Help Prevent Diabetes Complications
Two recent studies evaluated care by podiatrists for patients with diabetes. These studies demonstrated that compared to other health-care professionals, podiatrists are best equipped to treat lower extremity complications from diabetes, prevent amputations, reduce hospitalizations, and provide savings to our health-care delivery systems.
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