The Big Reasons to Join the AAPPM

When talking about the member benefits of AAPPM, there’s just so much great stuff to talk about! Action-packed, innovative conferences. A newly redesigned website with exclusive, members-only forms and learning materials. Training resources that not only help doctors, but their assistants, managers, and even billers knock it out of the park. And so much more!…

Success Is What You Make It

Success doesn’t happen automatically. You can’t just buy a service or join an organization, sit back and relax, and expect the money and fame to roll in without doing any work! But hard work on its own isn’t enough, either. No amount of sweat, toil, and hustle is going to help you reach your goals…

Make Sense of Management (So You Can Actually Practice Medicine)

When you first decided to pursue a career in medicine, you probably didn’t expect to be spending so much time dealing with the mundane realities of running a business: hiring and evaluating staff, inventory management, taxes and building codes, advertising and marketing, customer service, etc. You presumably didn’t do it because you love dealing with…

Happy People, Better Results: Getting the Most out of Your Staff

Does your office run like a well-oiled machine? Are doctors and staff alike happy and productive? Do your office manager, administrative support, and medical assistants have the training and support they need to be successful? Or is your team over-stressed, under-trained, confused, and always playing catch-up? The truth is that even very experienced and dedicated…

Doctors Benefit from Certified Office Managers

To an office manager, the benefits of certification via the AAPPM’s CMOM-Pod (Certified Medical Office Manager—Podiatry) program are probably obvious. But if you’re a podiatrist deciding whether or not to support your executive manager in obtaining certification, you are naturally wondering what the benefits will be for you and your practice. The truth is that…

Join Our Workshop and Add Dermatology to Your Practice

Dermatology is one area of podiatric medicine that provides tremendous opportunities for doctors and practices, as well as for patients. Despite this, it often goes overlooked. We’re aiming to change that! The theme of the AAPPM’s mid-winter conference this year is renewal and reinvention, and what better way to refresh and reinvigorate your practice than…

Benefits of Membership for Office Managers

The AAPPM isn’t just for doctors! They may be the medical experts, but when it comes to the day-to-day challenges of running a practice, they’d be lost without the assistance of their office managers. From check-ins and testing to documentation, scheduling, marketing, and even adherence to protocols and compliance issues, an exceptional office manager can…