Executive Managers Certification (CMOM-POD)

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Certified Medical Office Manager – Podiatry

Certified Medical Office Managers motivate employees, protect the practice from risk, and help stimulate financial growth.

Leadership training and certification

Whether you are currently running a practice or want to acquire the skills to become a practice leader, this program will expand your knowledge with detailed modules.  The AAPPM has proudly partnered with the Practice Management Institute (PMI), the nation’s leading and largest provider of non-clinical practice management education, to be the exclusive provider of this CMOM-POD certification program to the podiatric profession.

CMOM-POD certification demonstrates to providers, auditors, compliance officers, employers and business associates that you have achieved advanced knowledge and skills to succeed in a podiatric practice management role.

The expertise gained in this program can protect providers from risks, motivate employees and improve the podiatric practice’s financial outlook.

Certification helps instill confidence when communicating with providers, third-party payers, patients and business associates.

Take charge of practice administrative issues so that providers can focus on quality patient care.

Certification improves your value to the practice and bolsters your career.


For more information about the curriculum, click here.


This program includes a course manual, homework exercises, and one certification exam. Participants may take up to four hours to complete the CMOM-POD exam.  A passing score of 70% or better is required to earn the CMOM-POD certification designation.

Course Prerequisite

Candidates for CMOM-POD certification should have a minimum of one year of experience working in a podiatric medical practice. Participants with less than one year of experience should complete supplemental medical office training prior to enrolling in this program.

Required Class Materials

PMI will provide all candidates with the course manual and homework exercises.  No supplementary reference materials are required for this program. A calculator is recommended.

webinar graphicWebinar Instruction

The program instruction is a self-paced learning format.  Participants will learn from twelve to fourteen 60-minute webinar sessions.  Recordings can be accessed online anytime within about 24-48 hours after the original recording date.

certification exam graphicCertification by Exam

One live proctored exam.  The exam is proctored live at any AAPPM Midwinter or Fall Conference. The certification exam is included in the enrollment fee. Once the course is complete, candidates make arrangements to sit for the certification exam by registering for either the AAPPM Midwinter or Fall Conference.

CMOM-POD Program Registration

To register for the program click here.


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Once certified, all CMOM-POD executive managers will need to earn 12 continuing education units each year to maintain the CMOM-POD certification.