At the School of Medicine, you'll be trained by our highly skilled podiatry faculty at a nationally recognized medical center. The rotation will give you invaluable experience caring for podiatry patients as you learn the role of the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine firsthand.
Our rotation is intended to give you more experience with:
- The scope and character of the practice of podiatric surgery
- Specific diseases and types of surgery performed in podiatric surgery and foot and ankle orthopaedic surgery
- Techniques in fracture care, as well as the selective use of casting and traction
- Care of trauma patients
- Training in adult inpatient and outpatient settings
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of hospital protocol for admission, discharge and patient management.
- Demonstrate a working knowledge of various instruments used during surgery.
- Develop knowledge and demonstrate the skill to explain and apply appropriate surgical procedures.
- Develop knowledge and demonstrate the skill of performing minor podiatric surgical procedures with cadavers and saw bones.
- Develop a working knowledge of postoperative management of patients as it applies to wound care, postoperative infection, postoperative fever and postoperative medication.
Applications for clerkship are made at the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine (AACPM) clerkship site. There is a one year non-compete clause included in resident contracts.
Instructions to complete the documents and visiting student process are found in the packet above. You will need to complete:
- Non-employee registration form
- Confidentiality agreement
- TB tests and flu shots
- Background check
- 12-panel drug screen
- Application fee - $100
- ACLS/BLS certification
- Personal health insurance
- Scrubs forms
- Online orientation and training modules
Document deadline is December 15
- Podiatry Rotation Packet for Visiting Medical Students (pdf) *Password Required