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DPM Preferred and PICA have each donated generously to our Scholarship/Research program and will be distributed in that amount to the chosen applicants. McClain Laboratories has donated educational funding. We encourage members to support our sponsors.
Interested in becoming a sponsor? Visit our Contact Us page to let us know!
DPM Preferred Insurance
DPM Preferred Insurance

DPM-Preferred® is considered to be the next evolution of healthcare malpractice insurance for podiatric physicians. Gone are the days when premiums were based on a diverse group of doctors with a broad spectrum of specialties. Now, with DPM-Preferred, a nationwide healthcare malpractice insurance program exclusively for podiatric physicians, offers coverage that is tailored to your specific needs and experiences in addition to supplemental benefits that promote continuing education and growth in your field.


PICA Group Insurance
PICA Group Insurance

Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA) is the nation's leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for podiatric physicians in the United States. For over 35 years, they have provided medical malpractice coverage while supporting and enhancing the podiatric profession through sponsorships, risk management seminars and annual scholarships for podiatric medical students, to name a few.


McClain Laboratories – Anatomic and Podiatric Pathology

McClain Laboratories specializes in histopathologic evaluation of tissue biopsies, with an expertise in skin, nail, and oral pathology. From gross examination to diagnosis, their services are characterized by years of knowledge and experience with a friendly and professional staff dedicated to superior customer service.



BakoDx is an industry-leading podiatric pathology laboratory. We provide premier diagnostic services focusing on the nail, skin, soft tissue, nerve, and bone of the lower extremities. Our pathology team delivers the information and intelligence to enable better patient outcomes.


We serve the Podiatric Medical Community with diagnostic excellence, innovation, and education.


BakoDx’s testing services include:

o   PCR DNA tests for onychodystrophy and web space infections

o   PAS, GMS and FM stains

o   ENFD analysis

o   Identification of bacteria from culture


We are here to help. For more information, visit or call 885-422-5628

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