APEx CMO Dr. Lee C. Rogers and consultants Professors David G. Armstrong and Lawrence A. Lavery published a fast-tracked article in the Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association titled “All Feet On Deck: The Role of Podiatry During the COVID-19 Pandemic” (link:¬†https://www.japmaonline.org/doi/pdf/10.7547/20-051). The authors¬†propose a new Pandemic Diabetic Foot Triage System which helps discern which setting at what urgency to treat diabetic foot patients. The authors stated that podiatry’s main role will be to “prevent hospitalizations in an overburdened healthcare system, reducing amputations and death in people with diabetes.”