Toe and Flow NW Conference

The Hawthorne Bridge, in downtown Portland, Oregon, at dusk

Continuing Medical Education

October 12, 2019

Join us for a full day of multidisciplinary continuing medical education for vascular surgeons, podiatrists, physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and allied health professionals who are interested in the latest national guidelines on the management of chronic disease, limb preservation, interventions, and wound care strategies. 

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Headshot of Dave Griffin

Co-director, Dave Griffin, D.P.M.
Assistant Professor, Podiatrist
Oregon Health & Science University

Susan Guzman, Ph.D.

Susan Guzman, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Education
Behavioral Diabetes Institute

Headshot of Greg Landry

Co-director, Greg Landry, M.D.
Professor, Vascular Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University

Headshot of Angelo Lipira

Angelo Lipira, M.D., M.A.
Assistant Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Oregon Health & Science University

Mario Ponticello, D.P.M.

Mario Ponticello, D.P.M.
Chief, Limb Preservation Service
Madigan Army Medical Center

Headshot of Vincent Rowe

Vincent Rowe, M.D.
Professor, Vascular Surgery
Keck School of Medicine at USC

Toe and Flow Northwest Conference Agenda

An OHSU and Oregon Podiatric Medical Association Partnership
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Robertson Life Sciences Building
2730 S.W. Moody Ave.
Portland, Oregon 97201

7 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Registration
7:30 a.m. Opening Remarks, Gregory Landry, M.D.

Session 1

7:35 a.m. Osteomyelitis in the PAD Patient
8 a.m. Who should Still Get a Bypass?
8:30 a.m. The Role of Plastic Surgery in the Limb Salvage Team
9 a.m. Diabetes Distress: The Missing Link in Diabetes Care
9:30 a.m. Reconstructive Surgical Techniques in Limb Salvage
10 a.m. Coffee break, visit exhibitors

Session 2

10:30 a.m. Rethinking Adherence Challenges
11 a.m. Case Presentation #1
11:30 a.m. Case Presentation #2
Noon Lunch
12:30 p.m. Workshop #1
1:30 p.m. Workshop #2

Session 3

2:30 p.m. Optimal Timing of Foot Amputations After Revascularization
3 p.m. The Approach to Managing the Complex Patient: Surgical vs. Nonsurgical
3:30 p.m. Closing Remarks / Adjourn

Come learn at the state of the art Robertson Life Sciences Building

Robertson Life Sciences Building as viewed from Moody Avenue

Robertson Life Sciences Building (RLSB)
2730 S.W. Moody Ave.
Portland, OR 97201