Dr. Ira Meyers received his B.S. in biology in 1982 from The College of William and Mary, and his D.P.M. degree from The Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine (now Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine) in 1987. He completed his residency in podiatric surgery at The Osteopathic Medical Center of Philadelphia. Dr. Meyers became board certified in podiatric surgery in 1993, and completed a fellowship in podiatric sports medicine in 1989. Dr. Meyers has been specializing in running injuries. He has worked several thousand runners including several Olympians and 10 winners of The Broad St. Run. He won the 1986 Philadelphia Marathon, and the 1985 Long Island Marathon. He currently competes in triathlons, and was awarded the US Triathlete Honorable Mention in his age group in 2010 and 2011
Gary Kaplan, DPM, 08-21-2012
Gary Kaplan, DPM past president of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in 1991 has been in the education of DPM’s for almost his whole life. Being the 1st son of the father of foot surgery, Dr. Earl Kaplan, Gary has been there from the beginning. Earl Kaplan’s legacy is clearly a moment in time that changed our whole profession. Surgery by DPM’s did not exist until Civic Hospital (know known as Kern Hospital) was started by Dr. Earl Kaplan in Michigan.
Through out Gary’s life, he has been a student of this profession and then a teacher then director of Residency Training at Kern and so much more. Please join me as we together learn from Dr. Gary Kaplan, stories about his youth, his father, residency training, leadership of ACFAS, and raising money for our profession (Kaplan/Clarke Golf event).
APMA National Meeting with the Presidents, 08-17-2012
Today was an epic event when the past, president and the future presidents took to the stage for a live episode of “Meet the Masters”. The lessons of the past were catapulted to the future, and each of the leaders contributed in making decision that would impact the future. Topic such as; acceptance in man stream medicine, equal payments, and strategies for future development were explored in an in-depth “Meet the Master’s” style. I know EVERYONE will want to listen to this hour……… (Please be aware that between minute 1 and 2 there is some audio interference.
Robert Mendicino, DPM, 08-14-2012
Dr. Robert Mendicino, DPM, FACFAS, is a graduate of the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his surgical residency at Loretto Hospital in Chicago and is board certified in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery. Dr. Mendicino is a past president of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. He has an impressive history in research, performing clinical trials and numerous
publications in journals and text books. He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally. He specializes in pediatric, adolescent
and adult foot and ankle problems and surgery, lower limb deformities and injuries, and is an instructor for External Fixation of the foot and leg and Total
Ankle Joint Replacement Surgery.
He founded the surgical residency program and Diabetic Limb Salvage Fellowship in the Division of Foot and Ankle Surgery at the West Penn Allegheny Health System in 1997 and was a Clinical Professor of Surgery for Temple University School of Medicine. He served as Adjunct Clinical Professor for the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago, the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, and the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, Iowa.