The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation is the charitable arm of the Texas Podiatric Medical Association representing 600 podiatric physician offices. The TPMF believes in reaching out to the community. Several programs have been developed to educate and assist those in need of proper foot health care. Those programs include:
Support and networking of Texas podiatric residency training programs
To recommend new projects or support current projects, contact the TPMF office.
BANDERA MEETING BENEFITS TEXAS RESIDENCY PROGRAMS
On April 12-14, 60 DPM's and residents descended on a dude ranch in Bandera, TX. Besides BBQ and steak cookouts, the meeting featured 3 keynote speakers: Dr. Larry Harkless, Dr. Bryan Markinson and Hamant Makan-
Director, Texas State Board of Podiatric Licensing.
Thirteen residents presented cases and were critiqued. The audience voted for the best case presentation and this year there was a tie. The winners were: Ted Butterfield-John Peter Smith Program (Director-Brian Carpenter, DPM
and Rebecca Smith-Scott & White Program (Director-Doug Murdoch, DPM). The winners received a $300 grant each. This meeting is a fundraiser for the Texas programs and profits from this meeting are donated back
to the participating programs.