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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.

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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 or registering for one of the Orthoplastic sessions during SAM 2019, 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

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
7:00 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
7:00 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

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
6:30 a.m. -
7:00 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)

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.

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

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

Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch


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.

Pediatric Fractures That are Not Fractures (S) - Louis DeCaro, DPM

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

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

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

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

Topic and Speaker will be announced soon!

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

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 (S) - 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. -
5:30 p.m.

Medical Errors (ME) - Stephen Meritt, DPM
Lectures
7:00 a.m. -
9:45 a.m.

Orthoplastics Lectures (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.

10 Important Truths of the Podopediatric Patient
(S) - Louis DeCaro, 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


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.

Topic and Speaker will be announced soon!
12:00 p.m. -
1:30 p.m.

Physician/
Exhibitor Lunch
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 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

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.

Residents 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 101 (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 Monday, December 3, 2018.

SAM 2019 RESIDENT'S FORUM

Additional information coming soon!

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.