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American Podiatric Medical Association

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is a professional medical organization representing Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists) within the United States. [1]

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Accreditation

Accreditation is the process in which certification of competency, authority, or credibility is presented.

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American Podiatric Medical Association

The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is a professional medical organization representing Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (podiatrists) within the United States.

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Ankle

The ankle, or the talocrural region, is the region where the foot and the leg meet.

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Bethesda, Maryland

Bethesda is a census-designated place in southern Montgomery County, Maryland, just northwest of the United States capital of Washington, D.C. It takes its name from a local church, the Bethesda Meeting House (1820, rebuilt 1849), which in turn took its name from Jerusalem's Pool of Bethesda.

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Continuing medical education

Continuing medical education (CME) refers to a specific form of continuing education (CE) that helps those in the medical field maintain competence and learn about new and developing areas of their field.

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Foot

The foot (plural feet) is an anatomical structure found in many vertebrates.

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Human leg

The human leg is the entire lower extremity or limb of the human body, including the foot, thigh and even the hip or gluteal region; however, the precise definition in human anatomy refers only to the section of the lower limb extending from the knee to the ankle (called "crus" in Latin or "sura" for the backpart).

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Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association

The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association is a bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal covering podiatry, including foot and ankle surgery, biomechanics, and dermatology.

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Leg

A leg is a weight bearing and locomotive structure, usually having a columnar shape.

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Physician

A physician is a professional who practices medicine, which is concerned with promoting, maintaining or restoring human health through the study, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, injury, and other physical and mental impairments.

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Podiatrist

A podiatrist, also known as a podiatric physician (/poʊˈdaɪətrɪst/ poh-dye-eh-trist) or "foot doctor", is a medical professional, a physician devoted to the study and medical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle and lower extremity.

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Podiatry

Podiatry or podiatric medicine also known in Ontario as Chiropody with exception of bone surgery is a branch of medicine devoted to the study of diagnosis, medical and surgical treatment of disorders of the foot, ankle, and lower extremity.

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Professional

A professional is a member of a profession or any person who earns their living from a specified activity.

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Residency (medicine)

Residency is a stage of graduate medical training.

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Surgeon

In medicine, a surgeon is a specialist in surgery.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Department of Education

The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.

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APMA, J Am Podiatr Med Assoc, Journal of the National Association of Chiropodists, National Association of Chiropodists.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Podiatric_Medical_Association

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