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About CPMA

WHO WE ARE PODIATRIST ARE FOOT AND ANKLE SPECIALISTS

The Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association (CPMA) is the premier professional society for the Doctors of Podiatric Medicine in our state and the sixth oldest Podiatric organization in the world. CPMA is a component of the American Podiatric Medical Association alongside 52 other societies in states and jurisdictions across the United States. CPMA represents podiatry in Connecticut and serves as the bridge to policy and practice at the national level.

WHAT WE DO

We educate Connecticut’s podiatrists about the latest in podiatric medicine and surgery; we help them run thriving medical practices. We make sure that state lawmakers understand the value of podiatry. We help the public access high quality foot care. We are dedicated—without compromise—to our members, the profession of podiatric medicine, and to the foot health of individuals throughout the state.

OUR MISSION

The Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association serves its members by boosting public awareness, catalyzing policy, and providing career development opportunities. We aim to pair exceptional healthcare with meaningful community action to elevate the future of podiatric medicine and surgery.

STRATEGIC INITIATIVES

BOOST PUBLIC AWARENESS

We strive to increase public awareness around all that podiatric medicine and surgery have to offer—while recognizing CPMA members as the physicians of choice to provide that comprehensive care.

CATALYZE POLICY

CPMA will be the voice and a major catalyst in influencing public and private policy around the future of podiatric medicine and surgery in Connecticut.

ENGAGE THE NEXT GENERATION

CPMA ensures the future of podiatric medicine in Connecticut through a commitment to students and young professionals as well as an overall diversification of membership and leadership.

DEVELOP THE PROFESSION

CPMA plays a vital leadership role in career development and facilitates the direction of an integrated education agenda for the podiatric medical profession.

UPCOMING EVENTS

CPMA SPOTLIGHT

Top 5 Takeaways From CPMA’s State Meeting

June 10, 2020

Surfing the State Financial Tsunami CPMA Lobbyist Linda Kowalski is actively working with the legislative leadership to progress our two bills during the likely Summer Special Session: Senate Bill 319,…

New Podiatrist Leads the Way: Meet Dr. Rachel Albright

March 13, 2020

New Podiatrist Leads the Way: Meet Dr. Rachel Albright It’s true: CPMA and our shared profession of podiatry in Connecticut will not have a future unless we engage the next…

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