The 29th Annual Agnes Seminar & FL Required License Renewal Courses

Saturday, February 23, 2019

Barry University
Andreas Building, Rooms 111 & 112
11300 NE 2nd Avenue
Miami Shores, Florida 33161

The 29th Annual Agnes Seminar will be hosted by Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and the Florida Podiatric Medical Student Association Class of 2021.

Eight (8) Continuing Education Contact Hours will be offered including the Florida Required License Renewal Courses for the 2020 biennium.

2 hours of Medical Errors
1 hour of Laws and Rules
1 hour of Risk Management
4 hours of General

Registration Information

Physician Registration (includes breakfast and lunch) - $195.00

Residents (with attending present) - FREE

BUSPM Students - FREE

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Curtis Anderson, MD
Interventional Radiologist
Florida Endovascular and Interventional

Steven R. Ballinger, Esq.
Adjunct Professor
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Cherison Cuffy, DPM
Assistant Professor
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

James Losito, DPM
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Luis A. Rodriguez, DPM
Assistant Professor
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Robert J. Snyder, DPM
Professor and Director of Clinical Research
Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine

Marie L. Williams, DPM
Premier Foot & Ankle


  • 7:30-7:50 am: Registration and Breakfast
  • 7:50-7:55 am: Welcome – Zohaib Moon, FPMSA President-Elect
  • 7:55-8:00 am: Introduction – Albert Armstrong Jr., DPM, Dean, Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • 8:00-9:00 am: Luis Rodriguez, DPM - Medial Errors I
  • 9:00-10:00 am: Cherison Cuffy, DPM - Medical Errors II
  • 10:00-11:00 am: Robert Snyder, DPM- Biofilm: A barrier to wound healing
  • 11:00-12:00pm: Marie Williams, DPM – New Surgical Techniques and Limb Salvage
  • 12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch/Break
  • 1:00-2:00 pm: James Losito, DPM – Achilles Tendinopathy in the Athlete
  • 2:00-3:00 pm: Curtis Anderson, MD – Advanced Techniques in Vascular Surgery
  • 3:00-5:00 pm: Steven Ballinger, Esq. – Florida Laws and Rules/ Risk Management

At the conclusion of the seminar, Physicians will be able to:

  • Identify the most common medical and surgical errors
  • Recognize the importance of communication to prevent errors
  • Explain Root Cause Analysis and how it is used to improve patient care
  • Recognize the importance of reporting responsibilities and notifications
  • Identify podiatric liabilities, risk management techniques and strategies
  • Participate and assist counsel during litigation
  • Understand the importance of proteases in wound healing
  • Learn the latest advanced surgical techniques in limb salvage
  • Understand how athletes get Achilles Tendinopathy and how to treat it
  • Learn the latest advanced techniques in vascular surgery

*Program objectives are subject to change


Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. The 29th Annual Agnes Seminar offers 8 Continuing Education Contact Hours to licensed Podiatrists.

Faculty Disclosure

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.

Certificate of Completion

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

Cancellation Policy

Refunds less a $50 processing fee will be given when written notification is received by February 10, 2019. No refunds will be given for no-shows. BUSPM reserves the right to cancel the seminar up to two weeks prior to the start date of the seminar. BUSPM will make every effort to inform the participants as soon as possible in the event of cancellation. At no time will BUSPM be responsible for any other cost that may have been incurred by the registrant.

If you do not receive a confirmation within 48 hours, please contact the Continuing Education office at 305-899-3266/3249 or via e-mail at

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