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2019 APMA Region One/Podiatry Institute Conference

October 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am - October 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

We invite you to join us for the 2019 APMA Region One/Podiatry Institute Conference at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel in Framingham, MA on October 25-27, 2019 with a Pre Conference Biomechanics Master Class on Thursday, October 24.  Scientific Program co-chairs Scott Aronson, DPM, Jay Phillips, DPM, and David Sipala, DPM have recruited some of the best speakers from the industry.  Both medically and surgically oriented podiatric physicians will find topics of interest for their practice.

This event is jointly sponsored by:
APMA Region One Conference
4 Lan Drive, Suite 310, Westford, MA  01886

Podiatry Institute
2675 North Decatur Rd., Suite 309, Decatur, GA 30033

Program Highlights

Brand new this year!

The Assistants Program will offer a full day of presentations with hands on activities geared toward podiatric front office and back office staff.  Interactive discussions are encouraged. There will be time to mingle with other assistants, doctors and over 65 vendors. The day will conclude with the option of becoming CPR certified.

Pre-Conference Symposium - Adult & Pediatric Biomechanics Master Class

Thursday, October 24

This one-day program examines both the science and practice management of biomechanics, orthotics of all ages. It will include both lecture and hands on workshops that will cover the A-to-Z's of running a successful foot orthotic program. The program will offer attendees an over-view of the normal development of a child’s foot, normal and pathological foot biomechanics and how to classify pediatric and adult foot types, specialized content on pediatric biomechanics conditions, and marketing strategies on how to expand your orthotic and bracing program. As well practitioners will be participating in a hands on biomechanics lab that will show them first hand how to biomechanically characterize and treat almost any foot type.

Click here to learn more.

Assistants Program 

Friday, October 25, 2019
8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Click here to learn more.

Registration Rates

. Early (by 10/4) Regular (10/5 - 10/18) Late (after 10/18)
APMA Member$560$610$650
Non-APMA Member$780$830$880
Resident (One Day)$100$100$100
Resident (Two Days)$200$200$200
Resident (Three Days)$260$260$260
APMA Lifetime/Federal Services Member$315$315$315
Assistants Program (Member)$150$150$150
Assistants Program (Nonmember)$275$275$275
CPR/AED Re-certification Course$75$75$75
Pre Symposium (Thursday)$150$150$150
Pre Symposium for Assistants$99$99$99

CPR/AED Re-certification Course

Friday, October 25, 2019
3:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Fee: $75.00

Claims Consultations

Claims Consultations are free 1/2 hour, one-on-one appointments with Massachusetts health plan representatives that provide you with the opportunity to discuss and troubleshoot problem claims or claims issues.

Representatives from BC/BS of Massachusetts, Fallon Community Health Plan, Harvard Pilgrim, Neighborhood Health Plan, Tufts Health Plan and Anthem/NGS will be available on Friday, October 25th between 10:30 am – 2:30 pm.

Consultations are only available to those who register for the Region One Conference.
Region One registrants are welcome to send their staff to the claims consultations.

You will be notified of your time slot(s) prior to the meeting. You will need to bring supporting paperwork with you to your scheduled claims consultations.

To sign up for a claims consultation, please indicate check “Yes” in the “CLAIMS CONSULTATIONS” section of the registration form and indicate which health plans you would like to meet with.

Important Policies

Refunds & Cancellations:  All refund requests and cancellations must be emailed to No cancellations will be accepted or refunds given after October 3, 2019. All refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee.

Consent to Use of Photographic Images:  Registration and attendance at, or participation in, APMA Region One/Podiatry Institute meetings constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution of the registrant or attendees' image in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such event.

Overnight Accommodations

Overnight rooms at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center have been reserved at the rate of $159.00/night plus applicable tax; subject to availability. To make your reservation please book online here.  To secure the group rate you must make your reservation by Thursday, October 3.


October 25, 2019 @ 8:00 am
October 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm


Framingham Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center
1657 Worcester Rd
Framingham, MA 01701 United States



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