The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation
The Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation


Texas Residency Programs Cowboy Up at 2019 Bandera Meeting
Congrats to the Case Presentation Winners for the 2019 Bandera Texas Meeting: (in below pic from left to right)
1st Place Dr. Chris Kreps - Kingwood Houston, Tx Program
2nd Place Dr. Rebecca Bari - Baylor Scott & White, Temple, Tx Program
3rd Place Dr. Leticia Juarez - UTHSC, San Antonio, Tx Program

This unique annual meeting at a dude ranch is a fundraiser for all the Texas programs and was attended by 52 docs and residents this year. Dr. Javier LaFontaine, Meeting Chairman, thanks all the docs who helped lecture this year including Dr. Larry Harkless, Dr. Mike Valenza, Dr. James Kutchback and Dr. Chris Browning. Thank you to Case Award sponsors: ACFAS , Division 3; Bako & the Texas Podiatric Medical Foundation.


Thank you to those who attended the Historic Bandera Meeting!

TPMF is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Bandera Meeting.
The Texas programs attend and each present a case to a critical audience for review. After a tough round of Q&A from audience, they are ranked.
First place received $800 cash award sponsored by BAKO, TPMF & ACFAS Div.3.

All winners (left to right) Dr. Himani Patel, Dr. Kent Jarvis, Dr. Kyle Lindow, Dr. Shelley Band, Dr. Paul Brancheau

1st Place: Kingwood Director Dr. Jorge Matuk, Shelley Brand, W Houston & GTEF Director, Dr. Sam Mendicino.

Dr. Sam Mendicino, Dr. Larry Harkless, Dr. Steve Brancheau - Directors share practice "pearls" with group

3rd Place Tie with Directors. Dr. Jorge Matuk (left) and Dr. Chris Browning (right) share fist bump over their residents TYING for 3rd Place. (Patel & Jarvis in center)

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