The PMSR Podiatric Residency Program consists of a variety of rotations and teaching. Rotations take place in private physician offices, private podiatrist offices, and the hospital. The teaching and supervision of the residents is primarily the responsibility of the program’s faculty and volunteer faculty.
In accordance with CPM 320, the curriculum is competency based and may be modified at any time in accordance with the CPM standards
Core rotations for the three years are:
- Diagnostic Modalities
- Medicine and Medical Subspecialties
- General Surgery and Surgical Subspecialties
- Emergency Medicine
- Podiatric Surgery
- Podiatric Medicine
Medical and Podiatric Lectures – Residents are encouraged to attend Family Medicine and Grand Rounds lectures presented at Heritage Valley Beaver. Podiatric lectures are held weekly at the hospital. Topic Reviews are held weekly and residents are expected to attend.
Journal Club - Journal Club is every third Monday with accompanying lecture by the attending.
Community Medicine – First and second year residents have ongoing community medicine which consists of a surgical and wound care clinic at Friendship Ridge. First year residents accompany assistant director to local nursing homes about once a month.
Resident Clinical Experiences
- Resident Run Clinic
- State of the Art Wound Care Center with Hyperbaric Chamber