Program Goals

To provide the resident appropriate and sufficient experiences to:

  • Prevent, diagnose, and manage diseases, disorders, and injuries of the pediatric and adult lower extremity.
  • Assess and manage the patient’s general medical status.
  • Practice with professionalism, compassion, and concern in a legal, ethical, and moral fashion.
  • Communicate effectively and function in a multi-disciplinary setting.
  • Manage individuals and populations in a variety of socioeconomic and healthcare settings.
  • Understand podiatric practice management in a multitude of healthcare delivery settings.
  • Be professionally inquisitive, life-long learners and teachers utilizing research, scholarly activity, and information technologies to enhance professional knowledge and clinical practice.

 

Training

  • The training experiences in Podiatric Surgery emphasize evaluation, diagnosis, selection of appropriate treatment, and avoidance of complications.
  • The resident participates directly in urgent and/or emergent evaluation and management of podiatric and non-podiatric patients.
  • The training experiences in Podiatric Surgery provide the resident opportunities to demonstrate a progressive development of knowledge, attitudes, and skills leading to competence in preoperative, intra-operative, and postoperative assessment and management in the following surgical areas:
    • Digital surgery
    • First ray surgery
    • Other soft tissue foot surgery
    • Other osseous foot surgery
    • Reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery
    • Other procedures
  • The training experiences in Podiatric Medicine include:
    • Performing problem-focused histories and physical examinations.
    • Performing biomechanical evaluations and managing patients with lower extremity disorders.
    • Interpreting diagnostic studies.
    • Formulating appropriate differential diagnoses.
    • Formulating and implementing appropriate plans of management.
    • Assessing treatment plans.
    • Providing podiatric services in community and/or other healthcare settings.

 

 

Available Rotations

Anesthesia
Behavioral Health
Dermatology
Emergency Room
Family Medicine
Foot and Ankle Orthopedics
General Surgery
Infectious Disease
Medical Imaging
Orthotics and Prosthetics
Pathology
Pediatric Orthopedics
Physical Medicine
Plastic Surgery
Podiatric Medicine
Podiatric Surgery
Rheumatology
Vascular Medicine