2018 Toe and Flow NW Conference

Downtown Portland and the Hawthorne Bridge as seen across from across the river at dusk.

Continuing Medical Education

Saturday, October 13, 2018

4.25AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

OHSU Auditorium
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Rd.
Portland, OR 97239
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  • Please 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.


David Griffin, D.P.M.Co-director, Dave Griffin, D.P.M.

Greg Landry, M.D.Co-director, Greg Landry, M.D.

Cindy Lin, D.P.M.Cindy Lin, D.P.M.

Lacey Beth Peck, D.P.M.Lacey Beth Peck, D.P.M.

Alejandro Perez, M.D.Alejandro Perez, M.D.

In his practice as a vascular medicine specialist, Alejandro Perez, M.D., strives to help patients better understand their vascular health so he can partner with them in a team approach to develop an individualized treatment plan. 

Following careers in education and science, Dr. Perez found that medicine was a natural progression into a profession that directly helped people. "I chose vascular medicine because of the great patient need for clinical advocates in management of vascular problems," he said. 

After earning his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, N.Y., he completed his internal medicine internship, residency and vascular medicine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Dr. Perez is board certified in vascular medicine and internal medicine and is credentialed to interpret non-invasive vascular ultrasound laboratory studies. His clinical interests include peripheral arterial disease, venous disease, thrombosis management, wound care and vascular ultrasound.

Jed R. Peterson, M.D.Jed R. Peterson, M.D.

Dr. Jed Peterson earned his medical degree from Albany Medical College in 2006, completed a transitional medicine internship and Diagnostic Radiology Residency at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA. He then completed a fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at University of Washington in Seattle, WA.   Dr. Peterson's Interventional practice includes Minimally Invasive Pain Procedures, Peripheral Vascular Interventions, Endovascular Procedures, and Interventional Oncology. He is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology.

Alexander M. Reyzelman, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.Alexander M. Reyzelman, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samual Merritt University

Dr. Alexander M. Reyzelman is the Co-Director of the UCSF Center for Limb Preservation, which specializes in treating lower extremity wounds in patients at high risk of amputation, particularly those with diabetes and peripheral Arterial disease. Dr. Reyzelman received his B.S. in Biology from UCSF in 1991, and went on to graduate from the California College of Podiatric Medicine in 1995 with a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree. He then completed a three-year residency in podiatric surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, receiving the honor of academic chief resident in his final year.

Dr. Reyzelman has been in private practice since 1998. He is also an Associate Professor at the California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt College. He is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery.

Dr. Reyzelman is extensively involved in research, has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals, and is a member of many professional associations such as the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

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

Dr. Rowe holds the title of Professor of Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is both the Chief of Vascular Surgery Service at LAC+USC Medical Center and Program Director of the Vascular Surgery Residency. Dr. Rowe maintains an active vascular surgery practice at USC University and Children's Hospital, while still maintaining his responsibilities at LAC+USC Medical Center. 

Dr. Rowe is certified by the American Board of Surgery, with added qualifications in Vascular Surgery and has specialty training in endovascular surgery. He is a member of numerous vascular surgery societies including a distinguished fellow of Society of Vascular Surgery. He currently serves as a director of the Vascular Surgery Board sponsored by American Board of Surgery.  

His major research interests include lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD), vascular access for hemodialysis and traumatic vascular injuries.


Saturday, October 13, 2018

7:30 a.m.       Registration Open and Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.       Opening Remarks, Gregory Landry, M.D.

Session 1

8:05 a.m.       Optimal Timing and Choice of Podiatry Procedures After Vascular Interventions, Alex Reyzelman, D.P.M.

8:30 a.m.       Choosing Durability (Open) vs. Short term Success (Endo) - How I Choose Which Intervention, Vincent Rowe, M.D.

8:55 a.m.       Pedal Access for DFU with PVD, Jed Peterson, M.D.

9:20 a.m.       Break - Exhibitor Fair

Session 2

9:45 a.m.       Diagnosis of Foot Osteomyelitis, Graeme Forrest, M.D.

10:10 a.m.     Medical Management of PAD, Alejandro Perez, M.D.

10:35 a.m.     Improved Quality of Life and Satisfaction With Prosthesis Receipt Following Dysvascular/diabetic Leg Amputation, Eric Weber, L.C.P.O., F.A.A.O.P.

Session 3 (Non-CME)

10:50 a.m.     The Evolution of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy KCI Acelity sponsored talk by Paul Kim, D.P.M.

Exhibitor Luncheon and Hands-on Demonstrations

11:35 a.m.     Sponsored Hands-on workshops

  • KCI Acelity
  • Cook Medical
  • Organogenesis
Session 4

1:30 p.m.       Case Presentations with Panel Discussion, Cindy Lin, D.P.M.; Matt Kronick, M.D.

2:20 p.m.       Update on WiFI - Success In Predictability of Outcomes, Alex Reyzelman, D.P.M.

2:45 p.m.       Evaluation Perfusion Success After Interventions, Vincent Rowe, M.D.

3:10 p.m.       Vascular Testing to Distinguish Etiology of Limb Ulceration, Alejandro Perez, M.D.

3:35 p.m.       Management of Diabetic Foot Infections, Graeme Forrest, M.D.

4:00 p.m.       Closing Remarks, Greg Landry, M.D.; David Griffin, D.P.M.



Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


OHSU School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Who should attend

  • vascular surgeons
  • podiatrists
  • physicians
  • advanced practice providers
  • nurses in clinical practice

Registration fee

$35 - $55


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