Washington State Podiatric Medical Association Annual Conference

Dr. Hoy attended this year’s annual conference of the Washington State Podiatric Medical Association from April 28-30, 2017.  As part of the State’s requirements for licensure, 100 hours of continuing education is required every two years, and this meeting is a part of that.  The conference took place at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue, Washington.  In addition to the education, it was also a good time of fun and fraternity.

Lectures attended were as follows:

Achilles Tendinopathy, Falls Prevention, Lower Extremity Dermatology, Naviculocuneiform Joint Arthrodesis, Management of First Ray Surgical Complications, Complications of Flatfoot Surgery, Grafix-A viable cryopreserved placental membrane for wound management: scientific and clinical overview, Consensus Recommendations on Charcot Foot, Medical Cannabis for Painful Neuropathy, FAQs about Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Foot Orthotic Prescriptions for Specific Sports, The Role of the Podiatrist in Treating Foot Pain in Downhill Skiers, Treating Developmental Flat Feet, Biomechanically Evaluate and Treat Adolescents to Adults, The ABCs of Lesser Metatarsophalangel Joint Instability: Conservative Options (hands-on lab), Current Trends in Treating Charcot Deformities, Case Presentations, Resident Lectures