Mission Statement: FPMA strives to promote Podiatric Physicians as the preferred providers of Medicine and Surgery of the Foot, Ankle, & Lower Extremity in the State of Florida and elevate public knowledge of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at all levels throughout the state.

Vision: To be recognized as the leading voice and pre-eminent resource for the Podiatric Profession in the State of Florida.

Podiatric Education/Career Info

Welcome to the Florida Podiatric Medical Association (FPMA) website! FPMA is a Tallahassee-based, statewide, professional association representing podiatric physicians in Florida. Founded in 1927 for the purpose of advancing the science and art of Podiatric Medicine, FPMA is dedicated to promoting the importance of podiatric healthcare among the general public and healthcare professionals throughout the state of Florida. FPMA currently has over 1,000 members and represents 70% of the active, licensed podiatric physicians in Florida.

Whether you are a current podiatric medical student, a recent graduate of a podiatric college, a podiatric resident, a young podiatric practitioner, or simply have an interest in pursuing a career in the field of Podiatric Medicine, we have lots of information available by clicking on the links (listed in red) below.


Information For Those Considering a Career in Podiatric Medicine


Information For Podiatric Medical Students


Information For Podiatric School Graduates/Residents

  • Access the Podiatric Links web page on the FPMA website, which contains links to information for those interested in the practice of Podiatric Medicine

Information For New Podiatric Practitioners


FPMA on Social Media


FPMA Membership

Note to Podiatric Medical Students: Any podiatric student matriculating at the Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine is eligible for FPMA Student Membership. No application is required and no dues are required. Once a podiatric student has accepted a podiatric residency position, an application for Resident Membership needs to be submitted to the APMA.

Note to Podiatric Residents: Any Podiatric Physician that is serving as a resident in a program recognized by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME) may be classified as an FPMA Resident Member. A Podiatric Physician that has completed a residency may remain in such membership status for a maximum period of one year or until entering podiatric employment. Podiatric Residents must apply through the APMA, but currently no dues are required at the state or national levels.


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