Toes in the Sand 2019

Friday, August 23- Sunday, August 25

Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
100 South Ocean Boulevard
Manalapan, FL 33462

Palm Beach County Podiatric Medical Association and Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine will host the 2019 Toes in the Sand Conference. Podiatric physicians will have the opportunity to explore innovations, treatments, and more with experienced lecturers at the conference.

Ten (10) Continuing Education Contact Hours will be offered during the conference.
7 hours of General
1 hour of Laws and Rules
2 hours of Medical Errors

Registration Information

  • Palm Beach County Members- FREE
  • FPMA Members- $249
  • Non- FPMA Members- $349
  • Life Members, Residents, or Students- FREE



Jon Blum, DPM
Orthopaedic Associates of Osceola

Dan Davis, DPM
Family Foot & Ankle Specialists, LLC

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.

Alan MacGill, DPM
Spine & Orthopedic Center

Jeffrey Rosenfield, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County

William Scherer, DPM
Bako Diagnostics


Friday August 23, 2019 (5.5 CECH)
9:00 – 10:00 AMRegistration and Exhibit Hall
10:00 - 11:00 AMMichael Lowe, P.A. - "Laws & Rules" (LR)
11:00 - 11:20 AMExhibit Break
11:20 - 1:20 PMMichael Lowe, P.A. - "Medical Errors" (ME)
1:20 - 1:55 PMExhibit Break – Lunch
1:55 - 2:55 PM

Resident’s Forum- Complications in Foot and Ankle

Stephanie Kane, DPM - "Failed Ankle Fusion and Revision"

Amanda Warner, DPM - "Medial Malleolus Fractures: To Fix or Not to Fix"

Robby Cabelles, DPM - "Complications of Open Pilon Fracture"

Frankie Kirk, DPM - "Should We Always Biopsy Diabetic Ulcers"

2:55 - 3:20 PMExhibit Break
3:20 - 4:05 PM Kleper De Almeida, MD - "New Treatments for Lower Extremity Bone and Joint Infections"
4:05 – 4:50 PMAlan MacGill, DPM – “Hallux Rigidus: Alternatives to Arthrodesis”
Saturday August 24, 2019 (4.5 CECH)
7:15 - 8:00 AM Breakfast @ Exhibit Hall
8:00 - 8:30 AM Jeffrey Rosenfield, MD - " How can CBD help your Patients "
8:30 - 9:15 AMJames Losito, DPM - "When to Return to Activities after Ankle Sprains and Stress Fractures"
9:15 - 9:40 AMExhibit Break
9:40 - 10:40 AMDan Davis, DPM -"Advances in Skin & Tissue Regeneration For Wound Healing"
10:40 - 11:40 AMWilliam Scherer, DPM - "Diagnosis of Onychodystrophy and Onychomycosis using Evidence Based Medicine"
11:40 - 12:15 PMExhibit Break - Lunch
12:15 - 12:55 PMJon Blum, DPM - "Rearfoot Arthrodesis – Indications and Options”
12:55 - 1:30 PMJon Blum, DPM - "Forefoot Arthrodesis – Indications and Options "

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

  • Identify how to properly chart and avoid medical errors.
  • Understand the top 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 Hallux Rigidus conservatively and surgically.
  • Understand and apply the basic principles of using CBD products in podiatric practice.
  • Diagnose and treat lower extremity sports medicine related injuries
  • 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 new approaches for forefoot and rearfoot arthrodesis

*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 2019 Toes in the Sand Conference for a maximum of 10 continuing education contact hours.

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.

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

Certificate of Completion

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

Cancellation Policy

Requests received by August 9, 2019: A full refund will be provided for all cancellations.

After August 9, 2019: 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 9, 2019 will incur a $50 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 or Jeavon Inniss at 305-899-3266 or via email at for any questions regarding conference registration and details.