Shining a Light on Wound & Diabetic Foot Care Symposium

In collaboration with Northwell Health

January 19-20, 2024

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Shining a Light on Wound and Diabetic Foot Care Two-Day Symposium & Exhibit Hall for Non-DPMs

Nurse/Nurse Practitioner/PA/MD/Nutritionist/Non DPM Attendee $250
Breakout Lectures & Workshops for DPMs $25 per lecture block


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?

Rodica Pop-Busui MD, PhD

8:40am – 9:00am

Update on the Management of Diabetes & the Management of Patients With Foot Complications

Rodica Pop-Busui MD, PhD

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

Bone and Joint Disorders in the Patient With Diabetes: More Than Charcot’s Joint Disease

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

11:00am – 11:20am

Guidelines For the Management of Infection in the Diabetic Foot

Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS

11:20am – 11:40am

Perioperative Management of the Diabetic Patient Undergoing Foot Surgery

Jonathan Bauman, 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

Jeffrey Silpe MD, MS-HPEd

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



Day 2 - Saturday, January 20, 2024




7:45am - 8:00am


Alisha Oropallo, MD, FSVS, FACS

8:00am - 8:15am

Challenging Cases: Managing Lymphedema and Surgical Options

Kuldeep Singh, MD, RPVI, FACS

8:15am - 8:30am

Fluorescent Imaging: What Can it Tell Us

Kane A. Genser, MD

8:30am - 8:45am

Atypical Wounds: Strangely Common

Christina Del Pin, MD, FACS

8:45am - 9:00am

Palliative Wounds

Jill DeMayo, MSN, AGNP-C

9:00am - 9:45am

Key Note Presentation - Diabetic Neuropathy Lessons Learned and Steps for the Future

Rodica Pop-Busui MD, PhD

9:45am - 10:00am

Updates in New Medications for the Treatment of Diabetes

Rifka C. Schulman-Rosenbaum, MD, FACE, FACP

10:00am -10:30am

Break for Exhibit Hall

10:30am - 10:45am

The Importance of Wound Hygiene

Meghan Knol, MD

10:45am - 11:00am

Persons with Diabetes and Wounds: Lets Talk About Nutrition

Karina Karas, MS, RD, CDN, NWCC

11:00am - 11:15am

3D Printing, AI, and Wound Care: Where Are We Going?

Amanda Beneat, MD, MHA

11:15am - 11:30am

Quality Measures In Wound Healing: Do We Have An Answer Yet?

Devendra Brahmbhatt, MD

11:30am - 11:45am

Surgical Burn Management

Michael Cooper, MD

11:45am - 12:00pm

Decongestive Therapy for Lymphedema


12:00pm - 1:00pm

Lunch Break - On Own

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Bedside Vascular Assessments: Managing Complex Cases

Michael Petersen, MD

Ken Goldstein, MD

Aditya Rachakonda, MD

Elizabeth Grahn, NP, CWON*

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Compression & Offloading Techniques Hands-On Workshop

Ann Marie Lanza, NP, CWON

Asha Gallager, PT, DPT, MBA, WCC, CEAS, CPXP*

Delphia Hator, NP, CWON

Dorothy Michaels, MSN, AGPCNP-BC, RN, WOCN, WON-C

3:00pm -3:30pm

Break For Exhibit Hall

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Staging, NPWT, and Dressings Management Hands-On Workshop

Ernest Fabros, PT, DPT, SCCE, CSPHC, WCC, CCS*

Luz Marina Pena, PT, DPT, GCS, WCC, CEEAA

Karina Gutierrez, MSN, CWOCN, AGPCNP-BC, RN

4:30pm - 5:30pm

Debridement & Biopsy Hands-On Workshop

Steven McClain, MD

5:30pm - 5:45pm

Closing Statements

Alisha Oropallo, MD, FSVS, FACS