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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

  1. 2019 Hands-On Cadaveric Lab

    November 16 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Footwear With Care’s Winter Boot

    December 7 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
  3. 2020 Annual Symposium

    February 28, 2020

CPMA SPOTLIGHT

5 Reasons to Become a Podiatrist

September 18, 2019

By Dr. Farlyn Charlot-Wadley, DPM | Like many professions, a passion for the work is vital to advancement and success. While some may not be immediately drawn to podiatry as career path, it has deeply enriched my life in many ways. Here are five reasons why you should pursue a fulfilling career as a podiatrist…

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