Shining a Light on Wound & Diabetic Foot Care Symposium

In collaboration with Northwell Health

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Day 1 - Friday, January 19, 2024

8:00am – 8:20am

Classification and Stratification of Diabetic Foot and Ankle Pathology

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

8:20am – 8:40am

Global Crisis in Diabetes: What Can We Do About It?

Yael Tobi Harris, MD

8:40am – 9:00am

Perioperative Management of the Diabetic Patient Undergoing Foot Surgery

Joseph Marino, MD

9:00am – 9:20am

Guidelines For the Evaluation and Management of Charcot’s Joint Disease

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

9:20am – 9:40am

A New Charcot Classification With Clinical Correlation

Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS, FACFAS

9:40am – 10:00am

Bone Physiology in Charcot Neuroarthropathy

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

10:00am – 10:30am

Morning Break

10:30am – 11:00am


11:00am – 11:20am

Guidelines For the Management of Infection in the Diabetic Foot

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

11:20am – 11:40am

Antibiotic Selection and Use in the Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infection

Marcia Epstein, MD

11:40am – 12:00pm

When to Culture, When to Biopsy

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Lunch Break/Scan Break

1:00pm – 1:20pm

Guidelines for the Management of Diabetic Foot Ulceration

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

1:20pm - 1:40pm

Biomechanical Considerations in the Etiology and Management of DFU

Joseph D’Amico, DPM

1:40pm – 2:00pm

Oxygen Therapy For Diabetic Foot Ulceration Management: Systemic and Topical

Alisha Oropallo, MD

2:00pm – 2:20pm

Principles For the Surgical Management of Diabetic Foot Ulceration

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

2:20pm – 2:40pm

Guidelines For Preventive Foot Care in the Diabetic Patient

Renee Murray-Bachmann, Ed.D, MSN, CDCES

2:40pm – 3:00pm

Integration of Diabetic Foot Ulceration Prevention to the “At Risk” Foot Care Diabetic Patient

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

3:00pm – 3:30pm

Afternoon Break

3:30pm – 4:00pm

Vascular considerations in the Evaluation and Management of Diabetic Foot Pathology

Gregg Landis, MD

4:00pm – 4:30pm

Office Management of Common Dermatologic Disorders of the Diabetic Lower Extremity

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

4:30pm – 5:00pm

Medical-legal Issues that I See in Treating Diabetic Foot Pathology

Matthew Feldman, JD

5:00pm – 5:30pm

Management of Diabetic Neuropathy in Primary Care Podiatry Practice

Soyhel Najjar, MD


Day 2 - Saturday, January 20, 2024

8:00am - 8:15am

Superficial Venous Leg Ulcer Treatment

8:15am - 8:30am

Challenging cases: Venous leg

Kuldeep Singh, MD, RPVI, FACS

8:30am - 8:45am

Fluorescent Imaging

Kane A. Genser, MD

8:45am - 9:00am

How Do We Assess Microvasculature: New technology

Marisa Ranire-Maguire, MD, CWSP, FAPWCA

9:00am - 9:15am

Nutrition and Wounds

Ambika Chawla, MS, RD, CNSC, CCTD

9:15am - 9:30am

Atypical Wounds: Strangely common

Christina Del Pin, MD, FACS

9:30am - 9:45am

Holistic Approach: What are the new medications being used for the treatment of diabetes?

Rifka Schulman-Rosenbaum, MD, FACE, CNSC

9:45am - 10:00am

The Importance of Wound Hygiene

Meghan Knowles

10:00am - 10:30am

Break for Exhibit Hall

10:30am - 10:45am

Nutrition and Diabetes 

Karina Karas, MS, RD, CDN, NWCC

10:45am - 11:00am

3D Printing and Wound Care

Amanda Beneat

11:00am - 11:15am

Perspectives in Tissue Regeneration

Lorena De Marco-Garcia, MD, FACS, RPVI, CWSP

11:15am - 11:30am

Quality Measures in Wound Healing

Devendra Brahmbhatt, MD

11:30am - 11:45am

Surgical Burn Management

Michael Cooper, MD

11:45am - 12:00pm

Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema

Soyeon Jo, DPT, OnCS, WCC, CLT, CORE

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch Break

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Bedside Vascular Assessments Hands-on Workshop

Devendra Brahmbhatt, MD

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Compression & Offloading Techniques Hands-on Workshop

3:00pm - 3:30pm

Break for Exhibit Hall

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Staging, NWPT, and Dressings Management NWPT Hands-on Workshop

Ernest Fabros, PT, DPT, SCCE, CSPHC, WCC, CCS
Luz Marina Pena, PT, DPT, GCS, WCC, CEEAA

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Debridement, Biopsy, CPT, and Flaps Hands-on Workshop