WSPMA 2019 Conference

April 5–7  |  Hotel Murano  |  Tacoma, WA

Registration  |  Hotel  |  Program  |  Sponsor/Exhibit  |  About the Conference


Join us for WSPMA’s 2019 Annual Conference, the region’s top annual podiatric medical education activity. Check out our incredible line-up of presentations with special emphasis on new Opioid guidelines and implementation, new thoughts and updates on wound care, tendon repair, regenerative protocols and procedures, cutting-edge technology and more!

Network and exchange ideas with other podiatric physicians, learn and develop new trends, and win fun prizes. Earn those all-important CME credits and participate in WSPMA’s Annual Business Meeting! You may even get to see one of your WSPMA peers perform a little entertainment!

Starting in 2019, podiatric physicians from outside the state of Washington will also have the opportunity to come to the WSPMA Annual Conference and earn their required CME credits, as our courses will be submitted for CPME approval. Up to 18 CME hours are pending.

The 2019 WSPMA Conference will be held at the Hotel Murano in Downtown Tacoma on April 5–7. We hope you are able to join us for this great opportunity to socialize and learn alongside fellow podiatric specialists.

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Registration & Pricing

Pricing Information

WSPMA Members Early Bird Rates
(Until 1/31/19)
Regular Rates
(After 1/31/19)
General Member $375 $425
First-Year Member (first year of practice) $199 $249
Residents FREE FREE
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WSPMA Non-Members Early Bird Rates
(Until 1/31/19)
Regular Rates
(After 1/31/19)
APMA Member $475 $525
Physician Non-Member/Others $525 $575
Assistant | WSPMAA Member $275 $275
Each additional WSPMAA member assistant from the same office $225 $225
Assistant | Non-WSPMAA Member $375 $375
 
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Special Discount for Assistants

Register additional assistants who are WSPMAA members from the same office and receive $50 off each additional registration. To take advantage of this offer, complete registration of the first assistant and then send an email to [email protected] for details on how to add additional assistants at the lower rate.


Hotel


The 2019 WSPMA Conference will take place at the Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA. This artful downtown hotel is just steps away from the city's best museums and restaurants and is decorated with a museum-worthy collection of glass art from around the world.

A discounted block of rooms is available for attendees, so book soon, before our rate goes away! Room rates start at $169 per night for Deluxe King or Deluxe Double/Double rooms. The WSPMA Room rate is available until March 12, 2019 or whenever our rooms are sold out. So don't delay, make your reservation today!

Reserve Your Room

Make a reservation online or by calling the Hotel Murano reservations department at (877) 986-8083 and request the WSPMA group rate.

Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway
Tacoma, WA 98402


Program

CPR/AED Training

WSPMAA is offering CPR and AED Training at the 2019 Annual Conference. Delivered by a licensed professional, the Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Automated External Defibrillator training can refresh your skills and help position you to save someone's life. 

Register for CPR/AED Training

This training requires pre-registration and is separate from your normal conference registration.

Physicians' Program

The WSPMA Conference Committee, led by Debbie Behre, DPM, diligently developed an information-packed program that is sure to please. Areas of focus have been organized surrounding Wound Care, Cutting-Edge Advances, and Tendons. Other planned topics include Opioids, legal issues, coding and compliance and more. 

The Physicians' Program is now available to view, but is subject to change. Information and details pertaining to the Assistants' Program are currently in development, and will be available to view soon.

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Assistants' Program

The assistants' program is chalk-full of new and engaging content for 2019. The schedule features concentrated roundtable- and panel-discussions about technology and in-office best practices; a how-to session about successfully engaging with your team to improve your processes and procedures; and well-informed updates about insurance, opioids, and more.

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Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

For many years, the WSPMA Annual Conference has offered local and national companies a tremendous opportunity to showcase their products and services to hundreds of podiatric physicians from all over the state of Washington as they earn their required CME credits.

New starting in 2019, the WSPMA Conference will be open to podiatric physicians from outside Washington as well. As a sponsor or exhibitor, this means putting your name before an even bigger audience, and spreading the word about your company even farther. We hope we'll see you at the 2019 WSPMA Conference!

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Sponsor or Exhibit

Our 2019 Sponsors and Exhibitors

Gold Sponsor

 

Exhibitors

Advanced Tissue Arthrosurface Dr. Comfort, a DJO Global Company
Northwest Podiatric Laboratory OrthoScan Paragon 28
ProLab Orthotics Televere/TigerView SHOES-n-FEET

 

 


About the Conference

Annual Conference CME

DPMs now need twice as many CME credits as before, and the annual conference offers a simple way for DPMs to collect many of their required CMEs in one place. For 2019, up to 18 CME hours are pending.

Annual Membership Meeting

The Annual Membership Meeting is an opportunity to hear in-depth what your organization is doing to protect your practice rights in the state, as well as other benefits of membership.

Podiatric Physician of the Year Award

Every year, one special podiatric physician is recognized and thanked for their work on behalf of the WSPMA membership.

WSPMAA Meeting

The Washington State Podiatric Medical Assistants Association also participates in the WSPMA Annual Conference and offers your assistants a chance to learn how to help your practice grow and your patients thrive. Encourage your assistant to take part in this beneficial program!