CALL FOR ABSTRACTS — APHA's 2020 Annual Meeting and Expo

Podiatric Health

Meeting theme: "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Preventing Violence"

Submission Deadline: Sunday, March 1, 2020

The Podiatric Health section of the American Public Health Association invites the submission of abstracts for individual presentation for the 149th APHA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Abstracts from members of this and other sections, resident, students and new professionals are encouraged. Topics on access to foot and ankle and lower extremity care are encouraged but any topics on lower extremity care related to public health will be considered.
  • Investigation of Public Health and Conditions Related to Foot, Ankle and Lower Extremity
Please note:
      1. Abstracts should be no more than 250 words
      2. All presenters must be Individual members of APHA in order to present
      3. All presenters must register for the meeting
      4. Abstracts cannot be presented or published in any journal prior to the APHA Annual Meeting

Continuing Education Credit:
APHA values the ability to provide continuing education credit to physicians, nurses, health educators, veterinarians, and those certified in public health at its annual meeting. Please complete all required information when submitting an abstract so members can claim credit for attending your session. These credits are necessary for members to keep their licenses and credentials.

For a session to be eligible for Continuing Education Credit, each presenter must provide:

*        An abstract free of trade and/or commercial product names

*        At least one MEASURABLE outcomes. DO NOT USE " To understand " or " To learn " as objectives, they are not measurable. Examples of Acceptable Measurable Action Words:  Explain, Demonstrate, Analyze, Formulate, Discuss, Compare, Differentiate, Describe, Name, Assess, Evaluate, Identify, Design, Define or List.
*        A signed Conflict of Interest (Disclosure) form with a relevant Qualification Statement. See an example of an acceptable Qualification Statement on the online Disclosure form.

Contact Mighty Fine at if you have any questions concerning continuing education credit. Please contact the program planner for all other questions.


    Program Planner Contact Information:

    Chia-Ding Shih, DPM, MPH, MA
    California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University, Lawrence B. Harkless Limb Preservation Fellow, Diplomat, American Board of Podiatric Medicine, Associate, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeon
    Oakland, CA
    Phone: 510-493-8250