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Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency Program


Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Residency                                                                              General Statement
 

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.

      •  Council on Podiatric Medical Education
         
        9312 Old Georgetown Road
         Bethesda, MD 20814-1621
         T
        el: (301) 581-9200
         Fax: (301) 571-4903
      •  American Association of Colleges
         
        1350 Piccard Drive, Suite 322
         
        Rockville, MD  20850
         
        Tel: (301) 990-2659
         
        Fax: (301) 990-2807

   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.