Membership in FPMA is a professional investment. FPMA is a vital state Association whose administrative staff and consultants, elected officers, committee chairmen, and committee members are actively working on a broad scope of professional and public issues. The Association is a positive force, both in Florida and nationally, in safeguarding Podiatric Medicine, expanding and enhancing the standard of care of Podiatric Physicians, eliminating or counteracting professional discrimination, and ensuring the continuity of the Podiatric Profession. The Association offers many services and programs to its members.
401(k) Investment Plan: A customizable investment program with competitive administrative fees, which could lead to significant savings for members.
Medical Professional Liability Insurance: FPMA exclusively endorses PICA as a preferred provider; FPMA members who are PICA-insured are eligible for a 15% risk management discount AND a 5% FPMA member exclusive discount through PMAA.
Advocacy Working closely with lobbyists and legislative liaisons, FPMA regularly monitors state government activity related to Podiatric Medicine. The Legislative team introduces bills and amendments to legislation and responds to every piece of impending legislation, bill enacted, and government agency directive that affects FPMA’s interests concerning the practice of Podiatric Medicine.
Continuing Education Opportunities Attendance of FPMA’s annual Science and Management Symposium (SAM) and Summer Conference are included in FPMA dues at no additional cost to members. Members have access to a broad spectrum of medical, surgical, and practice management topics that satisfy the Continuing Education Contact Hour (CECH) requirement for licensure renewal in Florida.
A Chance to Get Involved There are numerous opportunities to get involved in FPMA. Members can strengthen their leadership skills by serving on a committee such as the Membership or Legislative Affairs Committee. Local component meetings are also a great way to become immersed in the organization’s activities.
Networking Opportunities Close affiliations with other Podiatric Physicians offer every member an opportunity for personal and professional success. Whether you’re a new or experienced Podiatrist, you can network and learn from others who understand the issues and challenges you face.
Professional Recognition FPMA is the only statewide professional association for Podiatric Physicians in Florida. By joining, you become affiliated with an organization that is dedicated to integrity and professional excellence.
Being in the Know You will have access to all the latest information to assist you in your practice. Through FPMA’s magazine, bi-weekly e-newsletter, informational email alerts, and social media sites, you will be kept up to date on upcoming events and important news concerning Podiatric Medicine.
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