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SAM 2019 Podiatric Physician Program

The Florida Podiatric Medical Association conducts one of the finest podiatric meetings in the country each year. The Science & Management Symposium (SAM) is held in the Orlando, Florida area every January, an area that offers a wide variety of activities and attractions for attendees and their families. In 2019, SAM will be held at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort. The SAM 2019 Physician Schedule At-A-Glance, which contains the most current conference schedule information available, is located below.

SAM 2019 will offer 31 possible Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH), depending on courses attended.


Click HERE to access on-line SAM 2019 Physician Registration

Physician Registration Form - Fillable PDF form

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Click HERE to access on-line SAM 2019 Additional Workshop Registration

Click HERE to access on-line SAM 2019 Additional Activities Registration (includes Non-CECH Lunch and Learn Programs, Family Night, and the Presidential Gala)



WRIGHT SURGICAL TRAINING CENTER

Wright has partnered with FPMA to bring you world class medical education inside the SAM 2019 Exhibit Hall. You can visit Wright's Surgical Training Center for a tour of this outstanding teaching tool as well as sign up for one of the many labs being offered throughout the conference.

To access information about the Wright Surgical Training Center as well as the SAM 2019 Lab Schedules (Thursday - Saturday), click HERE.

For more information about the Wright Surgical Training Center, contact Eric Brinkman, Director of Sales - Florida at Eric.Brinkman@wright.com or 407-592-9472.

The American Microsurgical Orthoplastic Society (AMOS) will host two labs on the topic of Orthoplasty in the Wright Surgical Training Center on Friday, January 11, 2019 and Saturday, January 12, 2019. If you are interested in learning more about AMOS, contact Sarah Inciong, Executive Director, at inciongs@gmail.com or 312-286-6550.



SAM 2019 PHYSICIAN SCHEDULE AT-A-GLANCE

This schedule is subject to change and will be updated up until the conference takes place.

Workshop/Lecture Types
(S) = Scientific
(PM) = Practice Management
(RM) = Risk Management
(LR) = Laws and Rules
(ME) = Medical Errors
(CS) = Controlled Substance 

PLEASE NOTE: Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) are calculated hour-per-hour based on courses attended (time taken for breaks and meals are NOT counted), e.g., a 30 minute Science lecture will earn 0.5 Science credit hours, a one hour Science lecture will earn 1.0 Science credit hours, a 1.5 hour Practice Management lecture will earn 1.5 PM credit hours, etc.

Wednesday,
January 9, 2019
Thursday,
January 10, 2019
Friday,
January 11, 2019
Saturday,
January 12, 2019
Sunday,
January 13, 2019
General 7:00 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.

SAM Registration Desk Open
8:30 a.m. -
9:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
7:30 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.

SAM Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. -
7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.

SAM Registration Desk Open
6:30 a.m. -
7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. -
5:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open

7:15 p.m. -
10:30 p.m.

Family Night - Disney's Animal Kingdom
Sponsored by Bako Diagnostics
(
pre-registration required; $30.00 per person; limited to 300 attendees)
6:30 a.m. -
2:00 p.m.

SAM Registration Desk Open
6:30 a.m. -
7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:45 a.m. -
2:00 p.m.

Exhibit Hall Open
6:45 p.m. -
7:30 p.m.

Cocktails & Live Music/
7:30 p.m. -
11:00 p.m.

Presidential Gala
(pre-registration required; no charge for first attendee, each additional guest $50.00)

7:30 a.m. -
8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast
Wednesday,
January 9, 2019
Thursday,
January 10, 2019
Friday,
January 11, 2019
Saturday,
January 12, 2019
Sunday,
January 13, 2019
Track I Lectures
9:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Biofilms (S) - Robert Snyder, DPM

9:45 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.

Break

10:30 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

Computerized Gait and Pressure Analysis in Predicting Diabetic Ulcer Formation (S) - Jeffrey Ross, DPM, MD

11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.

Wound Care Diabetic Foot (S) - Robert Snyder, DPM

11:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

The Art of Debridement, Surviving the Hallux Amputation (S) - Jeffrey Ross, DPM, MD

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program Sponsored by Horizon Pharma - Topic and Speaker Coming Soon!
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 100 attendees)
1:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

The Importance of Total Contact Casting (S) - Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM

1:30 p.m. -
2:00 p.m.

Insurance Questions and Answers: Some Present Challenges (PM) - Mark Block, DPM

2:00 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.

The Use of Biologics in Wound Care (S) - Windy Cole, DPM

2:30 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

The Use of Angiography as a Predictor of Wound Healing (S) - Windy Cole, DPM

3:00 p.m. -
3:30 p.m
.

Break

3:30 p.m. -
4:00 p.m.

To 3D Scan or Plaster Cast, That is the Question (S) - Jeffrey Ross, DPM, MD

4:00 p.m. -
4:45 p.m.

Postural Foot Biomechanics, Improving Function of the Foot (S) - Ed Glaser, DPM

Lectures
7:30 a.m. -
8:15 a.m.

Autologus Biologics (S) - Peter Everts, MD

8:15 a.m. -
9:00 a.m.

Biopsies: A Patient Safety Perspective (S) - Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM

9:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Diagnosis of Onychomycosis with Evidence Based Medicine (S) - William P. Scherer, DPM, MS

9:45 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

Dermatoscopy for Systemic Disease (S) - Steven A. McClain, MD

11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.

Advances in 3D Weightbearing CT (S) - Albert Armstrong, DPM

11:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

The Use of Low Dosage Naltrexone in the Management of Pedal Neuropathic Pain (S) - Elliot Udell, DPM

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch


12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program - Organogenesis: A Comprehensive Portfolio of Innovative Solutions Across the Wound Care Continuum -
Ira Kraus, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS and Thomas Zwick, DPM, Sponsored by Organogenesis

(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 100 attendees)
12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program - Chronic Wounds: Substituting Skin Substitutes with...Skin - Blake Weeks, DPM
Sponsored by Solsys Medical

(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 60 attendees)
1:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

Nuclear Medicine Imaging of Diabetic Foot Including Differentiation of Osteomyelitis and Charcot Foot (S) - Molly Judge, DPM

1:30 p.m. -
2:00 p.m.

A Review of the Diagnosis and Management of Acute and Chronic Gout and Hyperuricemia (S) - Elliot Udell, DPM

2:00 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.

Optimizing Flow to the Toe (S) - Jonathan Amahl Higgins, MD, RPVI

2:30 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

Four Step Approach to Management of Charcot Foot (S) - Molly Judge, DPM

3:00 p.m. -
3:45 p.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

3:45 p.m. -
5:45 p.m.

PICA 2019 Risk Management Lecture (RM)

7:00 a.m. -
8:30 a.m.

FPMA General Membership Meeting

Lectures
8:30 a.m. -
9:00 a.m.

Topical Combination Antifungal/
Cosmetic Nail Treatment (S)
- Christopher Milkie, DPM

9:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m..

Active vs. Resting? Neither Matter Without Compliance!!! (S) - Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM

9:45 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

New Concepts in Osteomyelitis Treatment with Long-term Outcomes (S) - Jeffrey Karr, DPM

11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.

Improving Outcomes in Surgical Osteomyelitis Treatment with Partial Bone Resection (S) - Jeffrey Karr, DPM

11:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

The Importance of Identifying and Treating Nutritional Deficiencies in Patients with Neuropathy and Those with Bone & Connective Tissue Injuries (S) - Thomas Hecker, DPM

12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch

12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program Sponsored by Horizon Pharma - Topic and Speaker Coming Soon!
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 100 attendees)
1:30 p.m. -
2:30 p.m.

A New Approach: An Update in Topical Anti-Infective Options (S) - Javan Bass, DPM

2:30 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

MIS Midfoot Osteotomies (S) - Brad Lamm, DPM

3:00 p.m. -
3:45 p.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall
3:45 p.m. -
4:15 p.m.

Objective Evaluation of Calcaneal Osteotomies (S) - Brad Lamm, DPM

4:15 p.m. -
5:15 p.m.

Florida Laws and Rules (LR) - Jason Winn, Esq.
Lectures
7:00 a.m. -
7:30 a.m.

The Language of Orthopaedic/
Podiatric Sports Medicine - Why Eponyms are Important (S)
- Joe Agostinelli, DPM

7:30 a.m. -
8:00 a.m.

Medical Issues Concerning Lower Extremity Sports Injuries in the Female Athlete (S) - Maggie Fournier, DPM

8:00 a.m. -
8:30 a.m.

Surgical Management of Equinus Deformity in Lower Extremity Sports Injuries (S) - Tom Fusco, DPM

8:30 a.m. -
9:00 a.m.

Orthotics / Footgear Update - Recommendations for Adults and Children for Specific Sports (S) - Matt Werd, DPM

9:00 a.m. -
9:30 a.m.

Emerging Treatments for Lower Extremity Sports Specific Injuries (S) - Brian Fullem, DPM

9:30 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion and Questions (S)

9:45 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:15 a.m. -
12:15 p.m.

Controlled Substance Lecture (CS) - Joshua Lenchus, DO, RPh

12:15 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor/
Assistant Lunch

1:30 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

Easy Marketing Strategies That Will Guarantee Growth (PM) - Christopher Milkie, DPM

3:00 p.m. -
3:30 p.m.

Break

3:30 p.m. -
4:00 p.m.

Top 3 Resident Case Presentations (S)

4:00 p.m. -
6:00 p.m.

Medical Errors (ME) - Stephen Meritt, DPM
Lectures
8:00 a.m. -
8:05 a.m.

Welcome and Panel Introductions (S)

8:05 a.m. -
8:25 a.m.

Principles of Orthoplastics (S)
- Mark Lambert, DPM

8:25 a.m. -
8:45 a.m.

Orthoplastics and the Evolution of My Foot and Ankle Surgical Practice (S)
- Narmo Ortiz, DPM

8:45 a.m. -
9:05 a.m.

Orthoplastic with External Fixation and Limb Salvage - Case Studies (S)
- Mohanad Eltahir, DPM

9:05 a.m. -
9:25 a.m.

Soft Tissue Reconstructive Options for Diabetic Limb Salvage (S)
- Ryan Pereira, DPM

9:25 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Tibial Nerve Pathology at the Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot Level (S)
- Luis Sanchez, DPM

9:45 a.m. -
10:05 a.m.

Management of Fracture Care in Patients with Soft Tissue Damage or with Peripheral Vascular Disease (S)
- Mario Cala, DPM

10:05 a.m. -
10:25 a.m.

Anatomy of the Arterial Perforators with Muscle and Tissue Flaps (S)
- Dominic Rizzo, DPM

10:25 a.m. -
10:40 a.m.

Case Presentations (S)
- Mark Lambert, DPM

10:40 a.m. -
11:15 a.m.

Round Table Discussion (S)
  Wednesday,
January 9, 2019
Thursday,
January 10, 2019
Friday,
January 11, 2019
Saturday,
January 12, 2019
Sunday,
January 13, 2019
Track II Lectures
7:30 a.m. -
8:15 a.m.

Advanced Limb Salvage Through Distal Endovascular Interventions Below the Ankle (S) - Curtis Anderson, MD

8:15 a.m. -
8:45 a.m.

Managing Cases of Pedal Pathology that are Impacted by Psychopathology
(S) - Elliot Udell, DPM

8:45 a.m. -
9:15 a.m.

Mistakes from the Trenches and Climbing Out
(S) - Ben Pearl, DPM

9:15 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Update in Regenerative Medicine
(S) - Ben Pearl, DPM

9:45 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.

The Pathophysiology and Management of Fungal Infections of the Lower Extremity (S) - Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM

11:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

Evaluating Connective Tissue Disorders; Podiatric Case Histories (S) - Robert Marcus, DPM

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch

12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program - Organogenesis: A Comprehensive Portfolio of Innovative Solutions Across the Wound Care Continuum -
Ira Kraus, DPM, FASPS, FACFAS and Thomas Zwick, DPM, Sponsored by Organogenesis

(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 100 attendees)
12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program - Chronic Wounds: Substituting Skin Substitutes with...Skin - Blake Weeks, DPM
Sponsored by Solsys Medical

(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 60 attendees)

7:00 a.m. -
8:30 a.m.

FPMA General Membership Meeting

Lectures
8:30 a.m. -
9:00 a.m.

Diagnostic Ultrasound (S) - Nathan Schwartz, DPM

9:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Utilizing Tendon Transfers for Foot and Ankle Reconstruction (S) - Zach Barnett, DPM

9:45 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

New Approach to Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy (S)
- Richard Mann, DPM
11:00 a.m. -
11:30 a.m.

Historical Science Behind the Charcot Joint (S)
- Molly Judge, DPM
11:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

SkinTE™ Facilitates Neo-generation and Closure of Full-thickness Skin in Acute and Chronic Lower Extremity Wounds: Clinical Application and Outcomes (S)
- Ryan Mathis, MD
12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch

12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program Sponsored by Horizon Pharma - Topic and Speaker Coming Soon!
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 100 attendees)
Lectures
7:00 a.m. -
7:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Case Complications, What Would You Do? (S) - Brad Lamm, DPM, Mark Lambert, DPM, & Andrew Belis, DPM

7:45 a.m. -
8:15 a.m.

MIS Bunion Surgery (S) - Brad Lamm, DPM

8:15 a.m. -
8:45 a.m.

Lapidus (S) - Mazen Abboud, DPM

8:45 a.m. -
9:15 a.m.

The Elusive 2nd Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint: Update on Diagnostic and Treatment Options (S) - Andrew Belis, DPM

9:15 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Equinus (S) - Brad Lamm, DPM

9:45 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

1:30 p.m. -
2:15 p.m.

APMA Coding Lecture (PM) - Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM

2:15 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

Physicians and Finance: What They Never Taught You in Podiatry School (PM) - Jeffrey J. Rockefeller, DPM, MBA, CFP®

Wednesday,
January 9, 2019
Thursday,
January 10, 2019
Friday,
January 11, 2019
Saturday,
January 12, 2019
Sunday,
January 13, 2019
Track III Workshop
10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

Motion Preserving Treatment Options for Hallux Rigidus (S) - Robert Goecker, DPM
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 25 attendees)

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program Sponsored by Horizon Pharma - Topic and Speaker Coming Soon!
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 100 attendees)
Workshops
9:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Fat Pad Augmentation of the Forefoot and Heel - Lecture and Cadaver Lab (S) - Richard Benjamin, DPM
(pre-registration required; $450/person; limited to 36 attendees)

9:45 a.m. -
10:30 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall

10:30 a.m. -
12:00 p.m.

Are You Getting the Most Out of Your DME License? Tools, Tips, and Strategies for Success! (S) - Alec Hochstein, DPM
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 75 attendees)

12:00 p.m. -
1:00 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch


1:00 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

2019 Podiatric Dermatology Update – “Hands-On” Biopsy Workshop (S) - William P. Scherer, DPM, MS
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 60 attendees)

Workshops
10:30 a.m. -

12:00 p.m.
Introduction to Ultrasound (Part 1) (S) - Nathan Schwartz, DPM
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 20 attendees)

12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.
Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch

12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

NON-CECH Lunch and Learn Program Sponsored by Horizon Pharma - Topic and Speaker Coming Soon!
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 100 attendees)
1:30 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.
Introduction to Ultrasound (Part 2) (S) - Nathan Schwartz, DPM
(pre-registration required; no fee; limited to 20 attendees)
Young Practitioner's Track
7:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Resident Case Presentations (S)

9:45 a.m. -
10:15 a.m.

Break in Exhibit Hall
10:15 a.m. -
11:00 a.m.

ABPM: Why Certify? (S)
- Charles C. Southerland, DPM/ ABFAS Board Certification (S) - Amberly Paradoa, DPM
11:00 a.m. -
12:15 a.m.

ASPS: Preop Workup (S)
12:15 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor/
Assistant Lunch

1:30 p.m. -
2:15 p.m.

Finance & Investing (PM) - Adam Vega, CFP

2:15 p.m. -
3:00 p.m.

Contract Negotiation (PM) - Jason Winn, Esq.


SAM 2019 Young Practitioner Information


SAM 2019 POSTER COMPETITION

FPMA will be hosting the Second Annual Poster Competition at SAM 2019 this coming January. Please consider submitting abstracts for poster presentations. Reference FPMA’s guidelines for abstract and pdf submission by clicking HERE. Abstract submissions are due by Friday, December 21, 2018.

SAM 2019 RESIDENT'S FORUM

FPMA is pleased to announce the 15th Annual Resident's Forum, which will take place during SAM 2019 on Saturday, January 12 from 7:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. To view FPMA's guidelines for submission, click HERE. Deadline for indication of submissions is Friday, December 28, 2018.

SAM 2019 YOUNG PRACTITIONER'S TRACK

FPMA is excited to host a Young Practitioner track on Saturday, January 12 during SAM 2019. This will follow Case presentations and include information that will help you kickstart your practice. Representatives from both the ABFAS and ABPM boards will be covering board certification. In addition, brief talks will be provided regarding finances, pre-op workups, and legal coverage/contracts.