Pre-Conference & Optional Events

Conference registrants can upgrade their conference registration with the following optional events and Pre-Conference exclusive talks: 

Saturday, November 9
2:00 - 4:15 p.m.
$75 for registered delegates

CPR Training
The CFPM Conference is the perfect time to get re-certified in CPR. Many employers and regulatory associations require it. If your skills are more than one year out of date you should take a full CPR course. CPR Re-certification requires advance registration for all delegates attending the conference. CPR Re-Certification at the CFPM Conference will be provided by Heart Starters.

Heart Starters is a Canadian based full service company providing safety service to corporate and industrial environments.

Pre-Conference Speakers

Dermatology for Podiatrists

Thursday, November 7
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Complimentary for registered delegates

Dr. Ivan Bristow
Throughout his career, Ivan has held a passion for dermatology. He has promoted podiatric dermatology worldwide working with podiatrists, dermatologists and general practitioners on various education programmes and in researching new technologies and treatments. In addition, he has authored books, published over 100 papers and runs a successful blog. He holds visiting appointments at Universities in the UK and Australia and continues to lecture around the world as well as regularly working in a busy clinic in Hampshire, UK.



Thursday, November 7
6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Complimentary for registered delegates

Dr. Hal Ornstein
Dr. Ornstein is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New Jersey Podiatric Physicians and Surgeons Group, LLC and President and Chief Executive Officer of Podiatric Super Group Management, LLC. In addition, he is Consulting Editor for Podiatry Management Magazine and Faculty Coordinator of the four-year practice management course at the Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine (KSUCPM), and served as Immediate Past Chairman of American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management (AAPPM). Dr. Ornstein has been in private practice for over twenty-five years and currently serves as Medical Director of Affiliated Foot and Ankle Center, LLP with an office in Howell, New Jersey where he currently resides. 

Dr. Peter C. Paicos

Dr. Paicos is a native of Massachusetts, a second generation Podiatrist (his father retired at the age of 90). He was a graduate of the charter class of Des Moines University, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in 1986. His residency training was completed at West Roxbury VAMC, followed by a clinical Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. Following his postgraduate training he founded Affiliates in Foot Care, PC and was the President and CEO from 1990 until May of 2015. During his clinical practice he achieved Board certification from both the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (1992) and the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (1995). His passion for limb preservation focused his career with hospital based relationship including Associate Medical Director for Winchester Hospital's Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center, a relationship he enjoyed for close to fifteen years. He served as Service Chief of Foot Surgery at Winchester Hospital 2008-2015. 

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Contact Information

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