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New York’s sole foot mavens
Podiatry, a branch of medicine deals with the study of diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to foot, ankle’s and lower extremity. Established in the year 1895, the first organization of its kind the New York State Podiatric Medical Association (NYSPMA) is a non-profit organization encompassing 1,200 podiatric medicine doctors. State-wide, it is the largest component of the American Podiatric Medical Association. If you consult any podiatrist of NYSPMA, you can be assured that your feet are in best hands with the profession’s premier practitioners on work.
The core mission of the association is to promote and pursue excellence in all aspects of the art and science of podiatry. It also seeks to promote appreciation for the excellence on the part of practitioners, policy makers, patients and other health care professionals.
To be the advocates of their patients, and to be the voice of the field of podiatric medicine is their vision. Together they strive for professional unity and technical brilliance in podiatric medicine.
The association’s common goals include:
Promote on-going medical education
Progress in Podiatric Medical Sciences
It hosts many events such as Suffolk Division Meeting, Queens Division Meeting, AAWP Scientific Conference et al.,
Being a member of NYSPMA bestows the practitioners a strong stand upon issues like medical and hospital practices, insurance undertakings and other scientific & public health related concerns.
By fully attending its Clinical Conference, its members would be accredited with around 50 Continuing Medical Education Credits (CME), which is usually a must to New York licensees to obtain.