To apply for Fellowship status in the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management, you must meet the following qualifications:
- Must be a licensed podiatrist with a minimum of four years post-graduate podiatric practice experience or a staff member.
- Must be a member, in good standing, of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management.
- Must have attended at least three, three-day AAPPM workshops.
- Must submit a paper on practice management or a single presentation of at least 20 minutes or two presentations 10 minutes in duration. These presentations shall be attended by at least three members of the fellowship team. All lectures and handout materials must be submitted in advance to the fellowship team for review.
Fellow projects afford the opportunity to think, write or speak about subjects that have a broad impact on the field of podiatric practice management.
A fellowship paper shall be neither less than 1,000 nor more than 5,000 words. It shall be complete with factual references based on your own or others’ experience and shall be suitable for publication. Topics shall be approved in advance by the fellowship team.
A fellowship presentation(s) shall be done on PowerPoint and have suitable handouts.
Papers and presentations shall be rated on content as it relates to practice management and applicability to daily practice.
In addition, presentations shall be rated on quality of audiovisual and handout materials.