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.
- 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.
Foot and Ankle Orthopedics
Orthotics and Prosthetics