See You Next Year December 4-7, 2019 Sheraton Grand Phoenix

About the Conference

The Desert Foot 2018 Multi-Disciplinary Limb Salvage Conference convened in Phoenix again this year, focusing on new technology for the care and preservation of the diabetic lower extremity. The event comprised four days of cutting-edge lectures, 17 hands-on workshops, and an abundance of industry events. Conference Co-Chairman Charles Andersen, MD, Lawrence Lavery, DPM, MPH and Lee Rogers, DPM led an esteemed faculty of 52 clinicians and researchers, educating hundreds of clinicians from around the country.

Derek Hughes of 3M was honored as the Grand Sponsor of PRESENT Education for 2018. 3M's generous support allows PRESENT e-Learning Systems to deliver the PRESENT Residency Education Online weekly curriculum to hundreds more podiatric residents across the country.

The winners of the Desert Foot 2018 Abstract/Poster Competition were Jaminelli Banks, DPM for her study, “Use of Remote Temperature Monitoring to Identify Pre-Ulcerative Lesions for DFU Prevention and Early Detection: A Case Series of Four Patients” in the Resident category, and Paul Savage, DPM for his study, “Evaluation of Ceragenin CSA-44 for Acceleration of Healing of Chronic Wounds Associated with Type 2 Diabetes” in the Non-Resident category.

The winner of the 2018 Paul Brand Award for excellence in limb salvage leadership is esteemed general surgeon, Fermin Rafael Martinez de Jesus, MD of Mexico City, Mexico.

Desert Foot 2018 Photo Album

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Grand Sponsor of PRESENT Education 2018

3M
3M Sponsor Award

Derek Hughes of 3M was honored by PRESENT Co-Founder Michael Shore, DPM as the Grand Sponsor of PRESENT Education for 2018.

Abstract Poster Contest

The 10th Desert Foot Abstract Poster Competition, which plays an important role in the Conference and allows attendees the chance to present their own work to the community, was a great success this year.

Click here to see this year’s winners.

Abstract Poster Contest

Amputation/Limb Salvage Continuum of Care Skills Course

What Every Healthcare Provider Must Know - Prevention, Medical/Surgical intervention and Wound Care Management
Saturday, November 10, from 7 AM – 4 PM in the main Lecture Hall

In conjunction with the Arizona Podiatric Medical Association (AzPMA), we have created a dedicated Limb Salvage Continuum of Care Skills Course, which includes the Medical/Surgical intervention and Wound Care management necessary to salvage the lower limb.

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Limb Salvage Continuum of Care Skills Course

Conference Chairmen

Charles Andersen, MD

Charles Andersen, MD

Lawrence Lavery, DPM

Lawrence Lavery, DPM

Lee Rogers, DPM

Lee Rogers, DPM

IHS Limb Preservation Winter Meeting

Saturday, November 10 from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM in the Encanto Room on the 2nd Level
Joel Rainwater, MD and Ksenija Topic, DPM – Co-Chairs

The Indian Health Service (IHS) Limb Preservation Summit is an innovative, evidenced-based, one-day conference that attracts a multidisciplinary team from the IHS, tribal, academic, and other healthcare entities, including vascular, endovascular, podiatric, wound care, and primary care professionals. The Summit focuses on wound healing, vascular, and podiatric interventions.

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IHS Limb Preservation Winter Meeting

Wound Management Bootcamp
for the Lower Extremity

Wednesday, November 7 from 2:00 – 7:30 PM in the Encanto Room on the 2nd Level
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, CDE, CWS – Course Chair
Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT-LANA, CLWT – Co-Chair
James McGuire, DPM, C Ped - Faculty

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Wound Management Bootcamp for the Lower Extremity

Hands-On Workshops

Wednesday, November 7 – 9:45 AM – 12:45 PM
Thursday, November 8 – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Friday, November 9 – 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Hands-On Workshops

Complies with the Standards of Ethical Conduct
for Employees of the Veterans Administration

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CME Information

Estimated for 20 CME/CECH Credit Hours for DPMs

CME/CECH credit only

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Fees

All Healthcare Professionals $99
Free registration is no longer available

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Hotel and Travel

Sheraton Grand Phoenix
340 North 3rd Street
Phoenix AZ. 85004

Room Rate Info

$124.00 per night plus taxes and fees

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