"Toes in the Sand 2021"
August 13th-15th
at The Eau Resort, Manalapan

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August 13-14, 2021

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa

100 S. Ocean Blvd

Manalapan, FL 33462


The 2021 Annual “Toes in The Sand” conference will be hosted by Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association and sponsored by Barry University.


Ten (10) Continuing Education Contact Hours will be offered including Medical Errors and Laws and Rules which are Required for License Renewal for the 2022 Biennium


2 hours of Medical Errors
1 hour of Laws and Rules
7 hours of General 




Or contact the reservation team directly at 855-388-0537



Javan Bass, DPM


Metro Foot and Ankle Centers, PC


Kleper De Almeida, MD
Infectious Disease Specialist
Private Practice

James Losito, DPM
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Michael Lowe, P.A.
Health Care Law Attorney
Michael R. Lowe, Esq.

Warren Swee, MD
Interventional Radiologist

Palm Vascular


Ettore Vulcano, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
Mount Sinai Medical Center

William Scherer, DPM
Bako Diagnostics



Friday August 13, 2021 (5.5 CECH)

9 - 10 AM Registration and Exhibit Hall

10 - 11 AM Michael Lowe, P.A. - "Laws & Rules" (LR)

11:00 – 11:20 AM Exhibit Break

11:20 AM- 1:20 PM Michael Lowe, P.A. - "Medical Errors" (ME)

1:20 - 1:55 PM Exhibit Break – Lunch

1:55 - 2:55 PM Residents's Forum- Foot and Ankle

Sarah Gostich, DPM- “Are you fixing your ankle fractures Correctly?” 

Tammy Nemeroff, DPM - "Should We Always Biopsy Diabetic Ulcers"  

Tyler Prager, DPM - "Hallux Limitus / Rigidus: to fuse or not to fuse" 

Samantha Williams, DPM - "Complications of open Pilon Fracture"

2:55 - 3:20 PM Exhibit Break

3:20 - 4:05 PM Kleper De Almeida, MD - "New Treatments for Lower Extremity Bone and Joint Infections"

4:05 – 4:50 PM Surgical Lecture “TBA”

Saturday August 14, 2021 (4.5 CECH)

7:15 - 8:00 AM Breakfast @ Exhibit Hall

8:00 - 8:30 AM Warren Swee, MD- " Limb salvage - the team approach "

8:30 - 9:15 AM James Losito, DPM - "Injuries In School Age Athletes"

9:15 - 9:40 AM Exhibit Break

9:40 - 10:40 AM Wound lecture “TBA”

10:40 - 11:40 AM Ettore Vulcano, MD  - "MIS Approach to Foot and Ankle procedures” 


11:40 - 12:15 PM Exhibit Break - Lunch

12:15 - 12:55 PM        Javan S. Bass, DPM - " The Expanding Role of PCR Testing in Podiatric Medicine" 


12:55 - 1:30 PM        

Workshop A:  Podiatric Dermatology Update-“Hands-On” Biopsy - Javan S. Bass, DPM

Workshop B:  Planning your surgical approach for MIS procedures - Ettore Vulcano, MD  

* 10 CECH (1 Laws & Rules (LR), 2 Medical Error (ME) 7 Scientific)

**Speakers and Lectures subject to change. 

At the conclusion of the conference, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify how to properly chart and avoid medical errors.

  • Understand the updated laws and rules that effect the practice of Podiatric Medicine.

  • Demonstrate the basic principles of treating complication in Foot and Ankle

  • Properly diagnose and treat lower extremity bone and joint infections via the use of oral and IV antibiotics.

  • Properly diagnose and treat Rear foot deformities conservatively and surgically.

  • How to become a team player in Limb Salavage

  • Diagnose and treat lower extremity sports related injuries in School age Athletes

  • Understanding the latest research and proper clinical applications of advanced wound products for wound healing

  • Understand the basic principles of dermpathology and its application to diagnose various skin pathologies

  • Demonstrate basic principles and utilization of MIS (minimal Invasive surgery) procedures

*Program objectives are subject to change


Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. Barry University has approved the 2021 Toes in the Sand Conference for a maximum of 10 continuing education contact hours.


Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine, in accordance with accreditation requirements, will disclose any significant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an education presentation and with any commercial supporters of the activity.

“No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity”.


Approximately two weeks following the seminar, you will receive a certificate of attendance via e-mail.


Requests received by August 6, 2021: A full refund will be provided for all cancellations.

After August 6, 2021: No refunds will be provided. Exceptions will be considered for extenuating circumstances only, such as medical issues or a death in the family.

*** PBCPMA members who registered for the conference and do not cancel by August 6, 2021 will incur a $100 cancellation fee.

An alternate attendee from the same organization may be substituted at any time prior to the conference start with no penalty. However, if the original attendee is an active member (APMA and FPMA) and the alternate is not, the difference in member/non-member rate must be paid at the time of substitution.

Once a registration is made, it is considered final. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows.

Please contact Dr. Kristin Blanchet at 772-266-8499 or via e-mail at kristinblanchet@gmail.com for any questions regarding conference registration and details.


*Sponsored by Barry University