Research Principles, Policies, and Resources for Foot and Ankle Surgeons

February 13, 2015

Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Grand Rounds will include a wide range of lectures regarding foot and ankle surgery and current treatment practices within the practice of podiatric medicine. Current literature will be reviewed and new procedures/treatment options will be shard and critiqued.

Target Audience

Foot and ankle surgeons, podiatric residents and podiatric students in the Des Moines area.

Learning Objectives

  1. Research policies and principles.
  2. Resources for research at Iowa Methodist Medical Center.


Hayden Smith, MPH, MS 
Ms. Smith, Research Coordinator for Iowa Methodist Medical Center, UnityPoint Health, plays an active role assisting faculty and residents in the design, implementation and analysis of data in clinical research projects, as well as the final writing and submission of manuscripts.

Ms. Smith indicated she has nothing to disclose relevant to the content of this educational activity.

Continuing Education Credit

Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

There is no fee to attend. No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. For additional information, contact Kelly Turner at 515-241-4076.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/13/2015 - 6:30am CST
Event ends: 
02/13/2015 - 7:30am CST
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Education and Research Center
Des Moines, IA
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME


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