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Resident Selection Process and Conditions of Employment

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JFK Medical Center’s Podiatric Residency Program adheres to the standards and practices for their resident selection via the Central Application Service for Podiatric Residences (CASPR/CRIP).

Upon matching to our program, applicants must go through JFK Medical Center’s employee hiring process, which includes passing a background check, drug test and completing all of the on-boarding requirements. Below is a sample of the contract that match candidates will receive. Resident Contract is subject to change.

If you have any questions, please contact Adriana Ellison, MBA Program Manager at (561) 548-1711.

Sample Resident Contract:

We are pleased to provide the letter of appointment to you for the position of Podiatry Medicine and Surgery Residency with Reconstructive Rearfoot / Ankle Surgery Resident (PMSR) at JFK Medical Center for a period of one (1) year (year one of three year program) effective July 1, 20XX (contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment processing).  Following the terms and conditions of this agreement:

  1. Annual salary of $ XX,XXX
  2. Job duties as outlined in your job description
  3. Hours of work – will vary as scheduled
  4. JFK Medical Center will provide the following fringe benefits:
    • 2 lab jackets
    • Meals provided on campus
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Standard employee benefits as offered to other benefited employees of JFK Medical Center (health & dental insurance, life insurance)
    • Payment of dues for membership in the American Podiatric Medical Association and the American College of Foot and Ankle
    • Payment of NBPME fees for resident completing 1st year of the
    • Educational Allowance of $1,500 each academic year for approved educational expenses.

      -Laptop/tablet one per year

      -Medical instruments



      -Medical License Reimbursement /DEA License Reimbursement

      -Conference expenses and related travel expenses

      -Interview expenses to include airfare, meals, lodging, mileage

      -ABPS Certification Examinations

    • A certificate/diploma verifying completion of training requirements and the inclusive
    • Professional liability insurance coverage
  5. Mechanism of Appeal – as per the Performance Review and Termination Policy in the Podiatric Residency Manual.