Distinguished Service Citation: Harvey D. Lederman, D.P.M.

APMA Immediate-past President Dr. Caporusso presented Harvey D. Lederman, D.P.M., with the Distinguished Service Citation, the association’s highest honor. It is reserved for individuals whose contributions to the profession are long-term, outstanding, and of national significance.

Dr. Lederman was nominated by his son, Marc Lederman, D.P.M., and several colleagues. Dr. Harvey Lederman, D.P.M. Has served as Connecticut Podiatric Medical Association persent, a leader of the American Academy of Podiatric Practice Management (AAPPM), and vice-chair of the APMAPAC board. Dr. Marc Lederman referred to his father as “a true champion of podiatric medicine” and underscored by the many hours his father devoted to the profession during his 50 years in practice. Ross Taubman, D.P.M., president and chief medical officer of the Podiatry Insurance Company of America, agreed that Dr. Harvey Lederman is “truly a trailblazer,” and Hal Ornstein, D.P.M., chair of AAPPM, said, “Our profession has its giant, but few [who] are so passionately committed.”

Dr. Lederman expressed his thanks, saying the citation”is something I will treasure the rest of my days.”