You Belong Here

Much like the support of family and friends, CPMA will have your back from the moment you become a member. You'll immediately have the assistance of a dedicated, knowledgeable and experienced staff and have access to resources that will support you, your patients and practice.

CPMA is the ONLY Organization Fighting for Podiatric Physicians and their Patients in California

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Who Can Join CPMA?

Podiatric Physicians with licenses in good standing with the Podiatric Medical Board of California, Residents, and Student enrolled in California's two podiatric medical schools – The California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University and the College of Podiatric Medicine at Western University of Health - are eligible for membership in CPMA

The Power of Three

CPMA's membership is tripartite. By joining CPMA, podiatric physicians automatically enjoy membership and services to three podiatric organizations: their local society, CPMA, and the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA). This tripartite structure provides support at the local, state, and national levels.

CPMA Membership Categories

CPMA has three primary member categories:

  • Postgraduate (students, residents, fellows)
  • Associate (first four years of practice)
  • Active (five or more years in practice)

 CPMA also has Senior and Life Membership Categories:

Senior Member

  • Has attained the age of 65 years; AND is not actively engaged in practice for more than 20 hours per week; AND has been in good standing for 20 consecutive years or for an aggregate of 25 years. 

Life Member

  • Has completely retired and remains retired from the practice of podiatric medicine, attained the age of 65 years, AND either been a member in good standing for 20 consecutive years or for an aggregate of 30 years; OR a licensed DPM member who has been in good standing for a minimum of 50 years (aggregate). 

How to Join

Join online by completing the appropriate online form.

Or download and complete the appropriate form below then return it to CPMA to begin the membership process.

Email completed applications to, Fax to (916) 448-0258 or Mail to 7311 Greenhaven Drive, Suite 208, Sacramento, CA 95831 ATTN: Membership 

For more information on becoming a CPMA member please contact CPMA at (800) 794-8988 X2 or

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