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2022

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  • ACFAS 2022 In the Palm of Your Hands
  • A New ACFAS.org is Coming!
  • President's Perspective: What Does it Mean to Be a Leader?
  • Have You Booked Your Hotel for Austin Yet?
  • Meet Your 2022-2023 ACFAS Board of Directors
  • Follow #ACFAS2022 on Social Media
  • COVID-19 Safety Protocols at ACFAS 2022
  • Not Coming to Austin? Access ACFAS 2022 On Demand!
  • Extend your ACFAS 2022 Experience with Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Region Membership Meetings in Austin
  • Join Team ACFAS at the Austin Marathon
  • Countdown to ACFAS 2022
  • Register Now: 2022 Residents Day Pre-Conference Workshop
  • Step Up Your Coding Game in Austin
  • Media Training is Back in Austin!
  • Don't Miss the 2022 Residency Directors Forum
  • Open and Close ACFAS 2022 in Style
  • 2021 Year-end Advocacy and Health Policy Momentum as 2022 Begins
  • Virtual Career Fair
  • Research Grant Awardees

2021

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  • Celebrating 80 Years
  • President's Perspective: Dancing Together
  • Book Your ACFAS 2022 Hotel
  • Meet Your ACFAS 2022 Keynote Speaker
  • Crafting the Perfect CV
  • Up Your ACFAS 2022 Experience with Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Exhibit Hall: Your ACFAS 2022 Home Base
  • Have You Submitted to FASTRAC Yet?
  • It's the Most Wonderful Time for New Gear
  • Nominees for the ACFAS Board Election Announced
  • November Board Meeting Highlights
  • Register Now: 2022 Residents Day Pre-Conference Workshop
  • Residents: Bundle Your Pre-Conference Workshops for a Full Day of Resident Learning
  • Don't Miss the 2022 Residency Directors Forum
  • Join Team ACFAS at the Austin Marathon in February
  • Members in Action: Raising Awareness of the Profession
  • Renew Your ACFAS Member Dues by December 31
  • How ACFAS Is Promoting You
  • Deck the Halls with Winter FootNotes
  • 40 Year Members List

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  • Register Now for ACFAS 2022
  • President's Perspective: Stronger Together: The Power of Membership
  • Head to Austin Early for Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Managing Online Patient Reviews
  • New! ACFAS Student Research Lecture Series
  • July Board Meeting Highlights
  • New ACFAS Coding Course
  • Eight Fellowship Programs Receive Status with ACFAS
  • 2022 Dues Reminders are in the Mail
  • Register Now: 2022 Residents Day Pre-Conference Workshop
  • Join us for a Resident Day of Learning
  • Don't Miss the 2022 Residency Directors Forum
  • ACFAS First-Ever Virtual Career Fair
  • JFAS Increases Impact Factor
  • Member Survey 2021: Maximize Your Membership Benefits
  • ACFAS is Promoting YOU!
  • Help Patients Prepare for an Injury-Free Fall with FootNotes

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  • Another ACFAS Success--Vegas Style!
  • President's Perspective: Lifelong Learners
  • Claim Your ACFAS 2021 CME Credits
  • ACFAS Clinical & Science Research Grant Program is Back
  • ACFAS 2021 Highlights
  • 2021 Manuscript Winners
  • 2021 Poster Winners
  • Thank You to Manuscript & Poster Judges!
  • Cheers to our 2020-2021 Volunteers
  • Celebrate Summer with FootNotes
  • 2021 Residency Directors Forum Achieves Record-Breaking Attendance
  • New! ACFAS Regional Learning Series
  • Christine Grossman Award Honoree
  • Free Summer Webinar Series--Residency, Fellowship and Career
  • Coding & Billing is OnDemand

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  • ACFAS 2021: Getting Together Your Own Way
  • Book Your Hotel for ACFAS 2021
  • President's Perspective: Making the Impossible, Possible
  • Safety at ACFAS 2021
  • Don't Miss Virtual Coding and Billing for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon
  • Tune in to Residents' Day--Demand Style!
  • Healthcare Remixed with ZDoggMD
  • Vegas is Coming to YOU!
  • Follow Vegas on Social Media
  • New at ACFAS 2021: Hallux Valgus Symposium
  • ACAFS 2021 at Your Fingertips
  • Countdown to ACFAS 2021
  • Winter Board Meeting Recap
  • Virtual ACFAS Region Meetings--Before and After ACFAS 2021
  • Eric Walter, DPM, FACFAS Receives 2021 Distinguished Service Award
  • Watch for FASTRAC!
  • 2021-2022 Board of Directors Takes Offices
  • ACFAS Update & Member Recognition Recap
  • Joint Letter Requesting Anthem to Revoke Proposed Policy Changes
  • Resident Educators: Don't Miss Your Program
  • Get Patients Ready for Spring with FootNotes
  • Check Out the Newest Animation Videos

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  • FASTRAC is Live and Ready for Your Research!
  • President's Perspective: Knock, Knock
  • Don't Miss the Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Course
  • A New Future for Prominent Skeletal Fixation Training Program
  • New Board Members Elected
  • ACFAS Update & Member Recognition
  • Picking Practice Types: Pros & Cons
  • ACFAS Creates Special Task Force to Review CPME 320/330 Draft Re-Write Documents
  • JFAS Names a Deputy Editor
  • Big News for Journal Management
  • Applications for New Fellowship Programs Due May 1

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  • ACFAS 2021 Registration Opens Early February
  • President's Perspective: Turn the Page
  • The Arthroscopy Surgical Skills Course is Back!
  • Acute Achilles Tendon Pathology Clinical Consensus Statement (CCS)
  • ACFAS Journal Club Sets Line Up for 2021
  • College's Fellowship Web Content Enhanced
  • Congrats to Our 40-Year Members!
  • Two New Ways to Educate Patients
  • Renewing your Membership is Easier-and More Important-than Ever
  • Get Involved! Be an ACFAS Speaker
  • Monumental Physician Fee Schedule Updates
  • Cozy Up this Winter with FootNotes

2020

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  • Meet FASTRAC, The New Journal in Town
  • President's Perspective: Research
  • ACFAS Embraces the "New Normal" in Video Campaign
  • ACFAS Board Nominees Announced
  • ACFAS Contributes to the National Advocacy Dialogue on Behalf of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
  • Physicians Balancing Pregnancy
  • Residency Directors Forum Returning in 2021
  • ACFAS Logo Store: Show Your College Pride
  • ACFAS Releases Patient Education Resources for Members
  • Highlight Your Latest Research During ACFAS 2021

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  • Mark Your Calendars: ACFAS 2021 at a Glance
  • President's Perspective: The Value of Membership
  • Don't Miss Out on Coding Changes for 2021
  • Education Never Ends with ACFAS OnDemand
  • ACFAS Virtual Journal Club Returns
  • Work Smarter, Not Harder: Driving Practice Revenue While Keeping Costs Down
  • ACFAS Releases Position Statement on Board Certification
  • Early in Your Career? Membership in the College Made Easier
  • ACFAS Student Clubs Go Virtual-Introductions to the Board and College
  • Eight Fellowship Programs Receive Status with ACFAS
  • New Season, New FootNotes
  • A New Way to Educate Patients-Animation Videos are Here!
  • Ankle Arthritis Clinical Consensus Statement

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  • Moved to May: ACFAS 2021 in Vegas
  • President's Perspective: Reinvest
  • Dues Renewals 2021: Strength in Numbers
  • Mary Meyers Retires After 24 Years
  • Challenges of Telemedicine & How to Make it Work for Your Practice
  • ACFAS Urges Congress to Extend Telemedicine Provisions
  • Make the Most of the Marketing Toolbox
  • Save the Date--Residency Directors Forum Returns in 2021
  • Keeping You Safe at ACFAS Courses
  • Last Chance to Prep for 2021 Coding Changes
  • ACFAS Signs New Contract for JFAS

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  • ACFAS In-Person Meetings Still On
  • President's Perspective: Teamwork
  • Don't Miss the New Coding Changes for 2021: Register for Coding & Billing
  • Maximize Your Practice Efficiency After COVID-19
  • Keeping Patients in the Loop During COVID-19
  • Summer FootNotes Provides More Patient Resources & COVID Tips
  • Cheers to the 2020-2021 ACFAS Student Club Presidents!
  • First Year of ACFAS Membership Free for New Grads!
  • New Infographic Illustrates How Foot & Ankle Surgeons Keep Offices Safe
  • How Foot & Ankle Surgeons Are Welcoming Patients Back
  • Kent State Student Club Makes Waves with First Annual ACFAS Surgery Day
  • It Could Happen to You: Malpractice Lawsuits
  • How to Get Published in JFAS

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  • New Dates, New Content Coding & Billing 2020
  • Survey Identifies Members' COVID-19 Concerns
  • President's Perspective: Being Stoic
  • Grab Your Spot for Arthroscopy
  • ACFAS OnDemand: Learning Begins When You're Ready
  • Exit Strategies for Moving to Private Practice
  • The Results Are In: ACFAS Gap Analysis
  • PodiatryCareers.org Job Fair Makes an Impact
  • New Patient Success Videos to Further Promote Your Profession
  • Reigniting Your Practice Marketing After COVID-19

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  • ACFAS Takes Over San Antonio
  • President's Perspective: The Butterfly Effect
  • 2020-2021 Board of Directors Takes Office in San Antonio
  • Have You Seen the Newest Infographics?
  • Thank You, Chris Mahaffey
  • Claim for ACFAS 2020 CME Credits
  • ACFAS 2020 Highlights
  • 2020 Manuscript Winners
  • 2020 Poster Winners
  • Thank You to Judges
  • Thank You to 2019-2020 Volunteers
  • Tackling the Residency Transition with Residents' Day 2020
  • Hello Spring! A New FootNotes Has Blossomed!
  • Teaching the Teachers at the 2020 Residency Directors Forum
  • Gregory P. Still, DPM, FACFAS Receives 2020 Distinguished Service Award
  • COVID-19 Member Resources
  • 40-Year Member Spotlight: Gary Lepow, DPM, MS, FACFAS
  • Winter Board Meeting Highlights

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  • Stay Connected with the ACFAS 2020 App
  • President's Perspective: Go Big or Go Home
  • Countdown to ACFAS 2020
  • Three Reasons to Come to San Antonio a Day Early
  • Head to the HUB
  • 40-Year Member Spotlight: Lawrence Fallat, DPM, FACFAS
  • Sourcing Referrals for Your Practice
  • Promoting Your Practice with Help from ACFAS
  • ACFAS Region Meetings at the 2020 Annual Scientific Conference
  • ACFAS Membership Elects New Board Members and Approves Bylaws
  • Don't Leave Money on the Table with the Coding & Billing Preconference Workshop
  • Three New Infographics Now Available
  • Chart Your Career Path at the Seventh Annual ACFAS Job Fair
  • Experience ACFAS 2020 From All Angles: Follow Us on Social Media
  • Get a New Headshot at ACFAS 2020
  • In Memory

2019

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  • Book Your Hotels for ACFAS 2020
  • President's Perspective: New Beginnings
  • Come to the Exhibit Hall, Stay for the HUB
  • Add to Your ACFAS 2020 Educational Experience with Pre-Conference Workshops
  • 2020 Residents' Day
  • ACFAS Announces New Executive Director
  • Congrats to Our 40-Year Members!
  • Managing Your Practice Pay Schedules
  • Final Reminder to Pay Your Dues
  • A Night to Remember-Board of Directors Visits ACFAS Student Club at Barry
  • Have a Burning Coding Question?
  • ACFAS Adopts New Mission and Vision
  • JFAS Reader Survey Results
  • Fall Board Meeting Highlights

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  • ACFAS 2020 Registration is Open
  • President's Perspective: What's That Noise?
  • Get a Jump on ACFAS 2020 with Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Behind the Curtain of ACFAS 2020
  • Residents' Day is Back
  • Tackling Telemedicine: Best Practices for the Foot and Ankle Surgeon
  • Seven Years & Going Strong-The ACFAS Job Fair
  • Recommended Board Candidates, Officers Announced
  • 2020-2021 Board Officers Elected
  • Another Option for Patient Education
  • Increase Your Reach with Winter FootNotes
  • Save the Date for 2020 Residency Directors Forum
  • Watch Your Mailbox for Your Dues Reminder
  • New Walk A Mile Graphics & Videos to Help Promote Your Practice and Profession
  • ACFAS Logo Store-Online Shopping 24/7

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  • Book Your Hotel Room Now for ACFAS 2020
  • President's Perspective: We Are ACFAS!
  • Pre-Conference Workshops
  • Know Your Worth: Navigating Raises
  • July Board Meeting Highlights
  • Another Patient Resource at Your Fingertips
  • 14 Fellowship Programs Receive Status with ACFAS
  • Make a Bigger Marketing Impact with Fall FootNotes

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  • The Ripple Effect Of "Radical Possibility"
  • President's Perspective: The Opportunity of Change
  • It's Official - Residents' Day 2020 is Happening!
  • Battling Burnout
  • Infographics Work to Help Build your Practice and Reputation
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk
  • Take Another Look at "Take a New Look"

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  • Set Your Sights on ACFAS 2020
  • President's Perspective: Where Are We Going?
  • Don't Miss New Lab-Intensive Revision Surgery Course
  • Is a Practice Merger or Acquisition Right for You?
  • Crack the Code Behind Maximum Reimbursement
  • 2019-2020 ACFAS Student Club Presidents Take the Reins
  • New Free PowerPoint Helps Your Patients Spot Neuromas
  • Extend Your Marketing Outreach with Summer FootNotes
  • Before You Put a "For Sale" Sign on Your Practice
  • The Case for More DPMs in Medical Staff Leadership Positions
  • Register Now for New TAA Course
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk

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  • New Total Ankle Arthroplasty Course is the Total Package
  • President's Perspective: Pay It Forward
  • Register Now for Coding & Billing Seminar
  • What Are You Worth?
  • RVUs Explained
  • Grab Your Spot at the 2019 Arthroscopy Courses
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk
  • ACFAS Marketing Toolbox in Action
  • JFAS Upgrades to Editorial Manager
  • Past President Profile on Gary S. Kaplan, DPM, FACFAS
  • New Infographic Shows Patients How to Protect Their Feet from Lawnmower Injuries

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  • ACFAS 2019: Another Record-Breaker in the Books
  • President's Perspective: Perseverance, Adversity and Perspective
  • Claim Your ACFAS 2019 CME Credits Online
  • Register Now for 2019 Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy Courses
  • ACFAS Research Strategy & Implementation Plan Takes Effect
  • New Board of Directors Takes Office in New Orleans
  • Award-Winning Manuscripts Shine Light on the Future of Podiatric Medical Research
  • Winning Posters Paint Clear Picture of New Discoveries in Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Manuscript & Poster Judges-We Applaud You!
  • A Big Thank You to Our ACFAS 2018-2019 Volunteer Leaders
  • Residents' Day at ACFAS 2019 a Huge Success
  • 2019 Residency Directors Forum Recap
  • Winter Board Meeting Highlights
  • How I Got My Job
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk
  • Barry I. Rosenblum, DPM, FACFAS Receives 2019 ACFAS Distinguished Service Award

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  • Connect to ACFAS 2019 with Free Mobile App
  • Why Should You Take Pride in Your ACFAS Membership? Let's Start with the Numbers...
  • The Countdown Is On!
  • Three Great Reasons to Come to New Orleans Early
  • 2019 Residents' Day Pre-Conference Program
  • Find It All in the ACFAS 2019 Exhibit Hall & HUB
  • Update Your Headshot at ACFAS 2019
  • Meet Your ACFAS Benefit Partners at ACFAS 2019
  • Get Social with Us During ACFAS 2019
  • Region Meetings Schedule
  • New Board Members Elected
  • Slots Available for Free Media Training at ACFAS 2019
  • New Infographic Helps Your Pregnant Patients Find Relief from Foot Pain
  • Update Your CV in Time for the Sixth Annual ACFAS Job Fair!
  • Send Us Your Patient Success Stories
  • Hospital Billing vs. Private Practice Billing
  • Fall Board Meeting Highlights

2018

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  • Enrich Your ACFAS 2019 Experience with Special Events
  • President's Perspective: To Fellowship or Not to Fellowship?
  • Spring into 2019 with ACFAS On the Road
  • Document or Die
  • Be a Media Spokesperson for the College and Your Practice
  • Don't Forget to Pack Your CV for the Sixth Annual ACFAS Job Fair!
  • Watch Your Mailbox for Your Dues Reminder
  • Congrats to Our 40-Year Members
  • 40-Year Member Spotlight: Donald R. Green, DPM, FACFAS
  • 40-Year Member Spotlight: Robert L. Potempa, DPM, FACFAS
  • Save Time & Stay One Step Ahead with SLRs
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk
  • Increase Your Practice's Reach & Visibility with Winter FootNotes
  • Boost Your Year-End Practice Marketing Efforts with New PPTs

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  • Clear Your Schedule for ACFAS 2019
  • President's Perspective: The "P" Word
  • Come to the ACFAS 2019 Exhibit Hall…Stay for the HUB
  • Reserve Your Hotel Room for ACFAS 2019
  • 10 Free Things to Do in New Orleans
  • ACFAS & AANP Publish Clinical Consensus Statement on Gout
  • Recommended Board Candidates Announced
  • Going from Group to Solo: One Member's Experience
  • Get Your CV Ready for the 6th Annual ACFAS Job Fair!
  • Submit Your Original Research to YOUR JFAS
  • Watch Your Mailbox for Your Dues Reminder
  • Shift to Hospital, Group Practice Continues in New Survey
  • Use New HIPAA Infographic to Protect Your Patients' Private Info
  • The Creative Process Behind Conference Content
  • Start 2019 On the Road with ACFAS
  • Residency Directors Forum Returns to the Annual Scientific Conference

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  • ACFAS 2019 Is Ready for Takeoff
  • President's Perspective: The Relationships That Guide the Health of Your ACFAS
  • Register Now for ACFAS 2019
  • Book Your Hotel Room for ACFAS 2019
  • Let the Good Times Roll a Day Early with ACFAS 2019 Preconference Workshops
  • Inaugural Residents' Day Planned for ACFAS 2019
  • Member Shares Insights on Research Related to Diabetic Foot & Ankle Conditions
  • 2018 Board Elections on Horizon
  • New Student Club Presidents Take Office
  • Volunteers Shape the Future of Our Profession
  • 2018 Member & Salary Survey Results Show Positive Growth
  • Dues Invoices Arriving in October
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk
  • Summer Board Meeting Highlights
  • ACFAS Helps Release New Infection Control Guidelines

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  • Ready for NOLA?
  • President's Perspective: College: The Product, The Package, The Experience
  • Join ACFAS on the Road Again This Fall
  • 12 Fellowship Programs Receive Status with ACFAS
  • A Research Commitment to Advance the Profession
  • Joint Task Force of Orthopaedic & Podiatric Surgeons Convenes in Chicago
  • A Peek Behind the Scenes at ACFAS 2019
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk
  • Consider a Responsive Website for Your Practice
  • Boost Your Practice Marketing Efforts with Fall FootNotes
  • New Customizable Infographics Added to Marketing Toolbox
  • Use Take a New Look Referral Tools at the Grassroots Level

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  • Have You Seen the New JFAS Website?
  • #KeepYouOnYourFeet
  • Your Latest Research Deserves the Spotlight at ACFAS 2019
  • Welcome to the Next Class of Student Leaders!
  • New PowerPoints Await You in the Marketing Toolbox
  • South Carolina Becomes 47th State with DPM Ankle Scope
  • Save the Date: ACFAS 2019
  • Past President Profile: Donald W. Hugar, DPM, FACFAS
  • ACFAS Member Helps Those in Need Stay on Their Feet
  • Summer FootNotes Makes Practice Marketing Easy
  • Tell Us Your Patient Success Stories
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk

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  • ACFAS Has a Grand Ole Time in Nashville
  • President's Perspective: Reinventing Our Role in Surgical Outcomes Research-Patient Registry & Big Data
  • Claim Your ACFAS 2018 CME Credits Online
  • Register for Foot & Ankle Arthroscopy Course While Space Is Still Available
  • Register Now for 2018 Coding & Billing Seminars
  • Winning Manuscripts Capture the Very Best in Podiatric Medical Research
  • Poster Awards Forecast a Bright Future for the Profession & Podiatric Medicine
  • Thank You to Our Manuscript and Poster Judges!
  • ACFAS Expands Take a New Look at Foot & Ankle Surgeons Campaign to Consumers
  • Winter Board Meeting Highlights
  • Kudos to Our ACFAS 2017-2018 Volunteer Leaders
  • The ACFAS Logo Store Is Open!
  • New Board of Directors Takes Office in Nashville
  • 2018 Residency Directors Forum Provides Direct Contact with Organizational Reps
  • 2018 ACFAS Corporate Sponsors
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk

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  • Download Free App to Stay Connected to ACFAS 2018
  • President's Perspective: "It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over" - Yogi Berra
  • Find Your New Career or Job Candidate at the ACFAS Job Fair
  • Get Social with Us During ACFAS 2018
  • Attend Your ACFAS Region's Inaugural Membership Meeting in Nashville
  • New Clinical Consensus Statement on Heel Pain Now Available
  • Meet Your ACFAS Benefit Partners at ACFAS 2018
  • Roya Mirmiran, DPM, FACFAS, to Receive 2018 Distinguished Service Award
  • It's the Final Countdown!
  • When Disaster Struck, ACFAS Member Stepped It Up
  • Marketing Toolbox Talk

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  • ACFAS 2018 Exhibit Hall Set to Be a Showstopper
  • President's Perspective: 
  • Update Your Headshot at ACFAS 2018
  • A Trio of Preconference Workshops to Play the Intro to ACFAS 2018
  • ACFAS' New Nine Local Regions Open for Business
  • Update Your Resume in Time for the Fifth Annual ACFAS Job Fair!
  • Recap: "Take a New Look at Practice Building" Webinar
  • Past President Profile: Seymour Z. Beiser, DPM, FACFAS
  • A Healthy Work Environment = Happy Employees & Patients