Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program
The purpose of the Womack Army Medical Center (WAMC), Podiatric Medicine & Surgical Residency (PM&S-36) Training Program is to provide a 36-months program involving postgraduate education in Podiatric Medicine & Surgical Training. The program includes a progressively graduated sequence of clinical and surgical experiences in which a comprehensive study of podiatric medicine, primary podiatric orthopedics and foot surgery & reconstructive rear-foot and ankle surgical sciences are integrated to podiatric clinical and surgical practice.
The Residency Training Program is designed to meet the guidelines and requirements established by the recommendation of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education of the American Podiatric Medical Association and its’ associated Councils and Committees.
1. The Commission on Podiatric Medical Education (CPME). Please refer to CPME 320, Standards and Requirements for Approval of Podiatric
Medicine and Surgery Residencies (July 2011) which can be access on the website: www.cpme.org .
2. The American Podiatric Medical Association, website: www.apma.org.
3. The American Board of Podiatric Surgery, website: www.abps.org.
4. The American Board of Podiatric Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine.
The program is further structured to meet the unique military requirements in the management of the residents’ military career as United States Armed Forces Officers.