2022 June Mark of Merit

Meet ABC’s Inaugural Student Poster Prize Winners!
In April, the Orthotic and Prosthetic Education and Research Foundation (OPERF) announced the recipients of the 2022 inaugural ABC Student Poster Prizes. 
OP&P Careers POP
The Career Awareness Initiative is moving right along. We’ve completed both quantitative and qualitative research with our target audience of high school and college students, discovering how they learn about and decide on a career path. 
The Future of Practitioner Certification
ABC and NCOPE recently co-hosted the Practitioner Clinical Training and Assessment Conference in Alexandria, VA  focusing on the future of clinical training and certification exam assessment. 
ABC and NCOPE Awarded ISPO Accreditation
ABC and NCOPE were recently awarded accreditation for the Prosthetist/Orthotist Level Pathway by the International  Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO). 
ABC Joins AOPA for 2022 Policy Forum
ABC President Brett Saunders, CPO, FAAOP, President-Elect Rick Babcock, CO and Public Member Tony Sertick, JD along with staff members Cathy Carter, Executive Director, Steve Fletcher, CPO, Director, Professional Credentialing and...
O&P Global Project Moves Forward
The O&P Global project, led by senior leaders with broad research expertise across the O&P and regulation sector, seeks to establish a global organization dedicated to supporting national-level regulation of the orthotist/prosthetist workforce.
Direct-to-Consumer Delivery Model
The five national organizations that comprise the O&P Alliance stand in strong opposition to any direct-to-consumer delivery model for the provision of custom prostheses or orthoses as it circumvents the necessary, direct working relationship between...
Coming Soon!
EP. 40: GROWING THE PROFESSION WITH BRETT SAUNDERS, CPO, ABC BOARD PRESIDENT  People get ready. There’s a train a comin’— a Career Awareness train that is! We’re getting the inside scoop from Brett on how ABC’s Career Awareness Initiative is moving...