This summer's Advocacy on the Road Initiative is a pillar of FPMA President Dr. Alissa Zdancewicz's presidential platform. Dr. Zdancewicz and FPMA Government and Legislative Affairs Chairmen, Drs. Ed Fazekas and Andre Williams, are making the rounds this summer, attending FPMA component meetings and visiting with membership. They will work with FPMA Lobbyists to bring Florida House and Senate members to FPMA component meetings to familiarize them with what Podiatric Physicians do and the important role Podiatric Physicians play in providing overall foot health.
FPMA Dade Component members welcomed
Rep. Juan Carlos Porras
to their August 8th component meeting
FPMA Manasota Component members welcomed
Rep. Tommy Gregory
to their August 15th component meeting
FPMA Broward Component members welcomed
Rep. Hillary Cassel
to their August 16th component meeting
The Florida Department of Health’s (DOH) Division of Medical Quality Assurance (MQA) recently sent out information concerning Legislation Impacting Health Care Professions. To review this information, click on the links below.
On May 22, 2023, Jason Winn, Esq., FPMA General Counsel, presented a webinar entitled
"2023 Florida Legislative Session & State/Federal Regulation Update"
To access the PowerPoint Presentation slide pages from this webinar, click HERE
The Florida Podiatry Political Committee (FPPC) is the Florida state recognized independent arm of FPMA, created to provide financial support to bipartisan candidates for the Florida House and Senate. These officials decide how Podiatric Medicine is practiced in Florida. To find out more about Florida Podiatry PC, click here.
The Florida Podiatry PC created a Podiatric Fact Sheet, which is supplied to all of the candidates FPMA supports so when they are faced with medical legislation, Florida Podiatry will be included. Click here to access the Florida Podiatry PC Fact Sheet.
FPPC protects your practice rights and is involved in:
There are now four ways you can make a contribution to FPPC:
Online Sunshine (Official Internet Site of the Florida Legislature)
List of Florida Senators (by County)
List of Representatives of the Florida House (by County)
|If you are interested in becoming an FPMA Key Legislative Contact, please email the FPMA Governmental & Legislative Affairs committee co-chairs, Drs. Terence McDonald or Andre Williams, at email@example.com or call FPMA Executive Director Karen Lambert directly at 850.224.4085.
The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Legislative Advocacy department and Legislative Committee provide members with current information about federal legislative issues. Click on the links below for more information.
The APMA State Advocacy program area was established to assist APMA state components and members in their legislative efforts as well as to advance the priorities of Podiatric Medicine through legal and regulatory advocacy. Check out the links below for more information on APMA state advocacy.