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.
Member Benefit Programs
FPMA offers its members participation in group insurance coverage and other benefits through the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), PICA, and the Guild. Members can receive up to 15% off their PICA coverage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
More Benefits to Come
FPMA is currently working to provide health insurance plans, which may add up to substantial savings for members, their families, and staff. A 401(k) plan with competitive administrative fees could also lead to significant savings for members.
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