Education/Conferences Overview

Continuing Medical Education

dHACM: The Evidence for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Charles M. Zelen, DPM, Director, Professional Education and Research Institute
University of Virginia School of Medicine, Roanoke, Virginia

The Benefits of dHACM Allografts in the Surgical and Advanced Wound Care Arena
Jeffrey Frenchman, DPM
Atlanta VA Medical Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Placental Tissues: The Gift of Life for Chronic Wounds
William W. Li, MD, President and Medical Director
The Angiogenesis Foundation, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Amniotic Tissues: New Evidence From the Wound Clinic
Matthew G. Garoufalis, DPM, Assoc. Chief, Podiatry Service 
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois

The Role of Placental Tissues in Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Lee Rogers, DPM, 
Amputation Prevention Center at Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Los Angeles, California


2015 National Conference Schedule

Conference Start Date End Date Location
John Boswick Burn & Wound Symposium 14-Feb 19-Feb Maui, HI
Society of Robotic Surgery Meeting 19-Feb 21-Feb Orlando, FL
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons 19-Feb 23-Feb Pheonix, AZ
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 25-Mar 27-Mar Las Vegas, NV

DFCON: Diabetic Foot Global Conference

19-Mar 21-Mar Los Angeles, CA
International Society of Advancement of Spine Surgery 15-Apr 17-Apr San Diego, CA
American Burn Association 21-Apr 25-Apr Chicago, IL
Symposium of Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) - Spring Meeting 30-Apr 3-May San Antonio, TX
The Association of VA Surgeons 2-May 5-May Miami, FL
American Urology Association Annual Meeting 15-May 19-May New Orleans, LA
American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons 30-May 3-Jun Boston, MA
Wound, Ostomy & Continence Nurses Society Annual Conference 7-Jun 9-Jun San Antonio, TX
American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) 23-Jul 25-Jul Orlando, FL
Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC) - Fall Meeting 26-Sep 28-Sep Las Vegas, NV
American College of Surgeons Annual Clinical Congress 4-Oct 8-Oct Chicago, IL
North American Spine Society (NASS) 14-Oct 18-Oct Chicago, IL
Plastic Surgery - The Meeting (ASPS) 16-Oct 21-Oct Boston, MA
American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 13-Nov 16-Nov San Diego, CA
VEITH Symposium 17-Nov 21-Nov New York, NY
Desert Foot 18-Nov 20-Nov Phoenix, AZ
AMSUS/FISIG - Society of Federal Health Professionals 1-Dec 4-Dec San Antonio, TX
Innovations In Wound Healing 12-Dec 14-Dec Duck Key, FL