Joining IPED: A Smart Choice for the New Year

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January is always a time for new beginnings and making improvements. One way you can take your podiatric practice to the next level is by becoming a member of the Institute for Podiatric Excellence and Development (IPED). Our mission is: To bridge the gap between podiatry students, resident physicians, seasoned professionals and ancillary staff by providing a structured forum of education, support, and mentorship relating to scientific and outcome–based patient care, compliance adherence, healthcare reform, and management skills essential to succeed in the changing world of practicing medicine. That means we have something to offer you no matter where you are in your podiatric career. Below are just a few of the ways IPED can help you.

For Students:

  • Tips for getting through medical school with your sanity intact.

  • Guidance choosing and applying for a residency program that best suits your professional goals.

  • Pointers for creating an impressive CV and acing interviews.

For Residents and New Physicians:

  • Help to make important decisions about starting out like joining a group practice or going out on your own.

  • Creating long range goals.

  • Giving you the tools and information you need to hire and lead staff, market your practice and take care of the myriad details necessary to be a successful podiatrist.

For Seasoned Practitioners:

  • Keep up with changes and updates in compliance, coding, and documentation.

  • Learn the latest treatment methods and ways to improve patient outcomes.

  • Balancing life and work and planning for retirement.

How does IPED do all of this? We make available to our members a wide variety of webinars, articles and educational blogs that can be viewed when it best fits your busy schedule. In addition, we offer actual meetings to allow for the opportunity to meet and network with colleagues face to face.

If you have additional questions about IPED, contact our Executive Directory Ruth Ann Donahue by calling: 978-296-7634. Ready to join? You can fill out a membership application here. We look forward to helping you achieve your professional and personal goals.